Are you interested in receiving a small dumptruck load of lake weeds? They make great natural garden fertilizer! The OLMD weed dump sites are filling and additional dump sites are needed. For this reason, the OLMD is offering lake weeds free of charge delivered to you. The amount of weeds delivered would be enough for […]
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As many of you are aware, yellow flags were recently placed on the shoreline in areas where chemical weed application had taken place. If you are able, please leave the yellow flags along your shoreline as long as possible. This tells the cutters where they are allowed to cut and where cutting is prohibited due […]
As we are quickly approaching the warm summer months, more and more eager anglers and boaters are prepping to get out on the Wisconsin’s beautiful lakes and rivers. With high boat traffic comes the risk of boaters spreading aquatic invasive species! It is important for boaters to remember to make sure their boat and gear […]
The OLMD is seeking historic pictures or information about life in and around Okauchee Lake. Anyone with information to share should contact the OLMD via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If photos are provided, please provide them in JPEG format in regular size. Thank you! Please check out the photo gallery! Richard Kessler shared some historic postcards […]
Okauchee Lake is home to about 1,000 riparian owners, and enjoyed by lakeshore owners, their friends, and hundreds of guests each week who launch their boats at various launch sites to enjoy the lake. Understandably, this creates questions about rules and regulations, as well as a need for good old-fashioned courtesy. One question heard often […]
Recently a postcard was sent to riparian owners as notification of 2018 chemical weed treatment for Okauchee Lake. The 2018 chemical treatment application permit with maps can be found on the “Reports” page of this website.
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 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 […]
The Okauchee Lake Management District has conducted aquatic plant surveys regularly since 1992. Eurasian Water milfoil has been present in each survey and was found in a survey in 1977. In 2013, milfoil was found in 43% of the sample points. This was down slightly from 56% in 2008. The native milfoil was found in […]
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 […]