The Okauchee Lake Management District has continued to work hard at controlling the outbreak of Starry Stonewort which was discovered in the lake late last summer. You can see updates on our efforts at the Okauchee Lake Management District website: www.olmd.org. The website contains detailed reports on Starry Stonewort, its impact on lakes, and how […]
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Starry Stonewort was found in Okauchee Lake in August, 2019. Since then the OLMD Board has been working to treat the areas near the bridge by Foolery’s and the near the boat launch at the Golden Mast. Please see the article titled “Starry Stonewort – What You Need To Know” on the “Reports” page to […]
It is the OLMD policy regarding collection of aquatic plants from landowners that all plants for pick up MUST be placed on the end of the pier. This placement facilitates pick up, avoids damage to the hull of the barge on shoreline obstructions (i.e., rocks) and keeps employees safe while transferring plant material to the […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org). Any OLMD residents with an active muskrat burrow should place a flag near the burrow on their property so […]
Recently a boat washed up on shore near the OLMD Weed Cutting facility. If you think this boat might belong to you, please call the OLMD office at 262-966-0286 and ask for Gary. Please be prepared to provide description.
At this time, the lake weeds have entered the dormant stage. The OLMD Board is continuing to work with the DNR to allow aggressive chemical treatment of Starry Stonewort and other lake weeds in the spring of 2020.
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 […]
Wondered what Starry Stonewort actually looks like and how to tell it from other native plants? Please visit the “Reports” page for picture identification and frequently asked questions regarding Starry Stonewort.
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 […]
There will be an informational meeting on October 12th from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Delafield Town Hall: W302N1254 Maple Avenue, Delafield, WI 53018. The meeting is primarily for the residents of the Nemahbin Lakes, Pewaukee Lake, and Okauchee Lake, but all are welcome to attend. There will be a presentation going over […]