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 […]
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The 2016 Newsletter is available online by visiting the “Reports” page!
Recently you may have noticed the new Starry Stonewort signage that appeared at the Boat Launch. Please be very aware of this new invasive species. Read the signage referencing boating in Muskego Lakes. Learn all that you can about Starry Stonewort by starting with a visit to the “Reports” page. Prevention is critical to stop […]
A CPR & AED Training Class is being offered May 22 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Okauchee Lake Yacht Club! Did you know that the first five minutes following an injury, and the immediate response from those on the scene, can mean the difference between life and death? Learn to use an automated […]
At the April 16, 2016 OLMD Commissioner’s meeting, a presentation was given by Tom Steinbach of the Oconomowoc Wastewater Facility, regarding a new innovative program available. This presentation included information about the Oconomowoc River Watershed Protection Program that uses adaptive management practices to assist in improving the water quality throughout the Oconomowoc River watershed. This […]
Get ready to celebrate Independence Day with a big bang!! Date: Sunday, July 3, 2016 Time: 9 PM Location: The Island Between The Golden Mast & The Hideaway Bar & Grill On Okauchee Lake The Lighted Boat Parade is sponsored by the Okauchee Lake Yacht Club (OLYC). Decorated boat entrants should meet at Party Island […]
Brad Steckart, Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator for Washington & Waukesha Counties, is conducting Clean Boats, Clean Waters (CBCW) watercraft inspector certification workshops in Merton and Muskego in upcoming weeks! If you attend, he will teach you about why the CBCW program is so important. You’ll also learn how to approach boaters and anglers at the […]
Starry Stonewort is a new aggressive invasive species found in Wisconsin Lakes. To date, it is not in Okauchee Lake. The Okauchee Lake Management District sent letters to several DNR officials, state and municipal leaders to draw attention to the immediate need for action by the DNR to prevent Starry Stonewort from spreading to Okauchee […]
As you may be aware, Starry Stonewort, a macroalga invasive species, has been found in area lakes. The OLMD is asking for your help in keeping it out of Okauchee Lake. There are several things you can do to keep it out of Okauchee Lake waterways. 1) Please look for this invasive species in the […]
Are you interested in Okauchee Lake’s historical ice dates? A lake resident collected ice dates since the 1970’s and shared them. What was the earliest date the lake iced over? How many winters can you recall when the lake was still iced over in April? Test your knowledge and find out by clicking on the […]