Entries by OLMD Administrator

Spring 2020 Muskrat Control Program Update

Arnold Groehler, Animal Damage Control Trapper, started trapping at the beginning of April and will continue into mid-May. Should you see muskrat activity along your shoreline and want them removed, contact Arnold Groehler directly (262-490-9363 jmgroehler@aol.com). Any OLMD residents with an active muskrat burrow should place a flag near the burrow on their property so […]

Starry Stonewort Update – 10-10-19

On September 27, 2019, the Okauchee Lake Management District application for chemical treatment of the aquatic invasive species, Starry Stonewort, found in two defined areas on the lake, was denied by DNR Senior Water Resources Management Specialist, Heidi Bunk. The letter of denial offered two substantive reasons for its position: 1. The Starry Stonewort populations […]

UPDATE ON STARRY STONEWORT AND OKAUCHEE LAKE – 9-20-19

As those of you who went to the August 26, 2019 Okauchee Lake Management District Annual Meeting know, Starry Stonewort, an aggressive aquatic invasive species plant, has been identified in two small areas on the lake: near the bridge between the channel and Little Okauchee, and near the Golden Mast in the channel. At the […]

A Special Announcement From AIS Coordinator, Cassie Taplin About Starry Stonewort

As you may already be aware, Starry Stonewort, an aggressive aquatic invasive plant, has recently been found in area lakes, including Okauchee Lake, Pewaukee Lake, and Lower Nemahbin. The stands of Starry Stonewort have been monitored and a series of surveys have begun in working toward finding the correct treatment option for the lakes. Identification […]