Entries by OLMD Administrator

Aquatic Invasive Species Newsletter – September 2017

Have you seen the new “Boatbusters”(Think “Ghostbusters” with a lake twist!) video ? If you need to call Waukesha County AIS staff about a mysterious finding in the lake, you should see this video! AIS staff also met September 7 and 8, 2017 with lake managers and researchers from Missouri, New York, Canada, Michigan, Minnesota, […]

Pier Questions?

Everyone needs to replace or rebuild a pier now and then. Not sure of the correct size or location? Sometimes the rules have changed since the last pier construction. Don’t worry! There is a place where people can go to find out the DNR rules and regulations. Please click the following link to visit the […]

Starry Stonewort Found In Sturgeon Bay!

Starry Stonewort has recently been found in Sturgeon Bay. Please see the article on the “Reports” page. Please continue to be diligent in keeping your boat, trailer and recreational equipment clean after traveling to other lakes. Also, please continue to be watchful for Starry Stonewort in area lakes- especially near boat launch sites. If you […]

2015-2016 Shoreland Zoning Changes – Video Presentation Available

The Wisconsin Legislature has made major changes to shoreland zoning in 2015-16. These changes are described in three short video presentations. Please click below to access the new shoreland zoning video presentations. 1. Introduction to shoreland zoning and recent changes to required shoreland lot sizes 2. Changes to shoreland setbacks, vegetation protection and impervious surface […]

Stop The Spiny Water Flea!

As you may be aware there are several aquatic invasive species to be mindful of when boating. The Spiny Water Flea is one such species! The Spiny Water Flea is a small crustacean that hurts lakes by making the water green in color and degrades fisheries. Always remember to clean your boat when removing it […]