From the UWEX About us page: “We have fallen in love with our lakes, and we are here to support others that suffer from the same affliction. We are Extension Lakes, a team of education professionals dedicated to preserving our Wisconsin legacy of lakes through education, communication, and collaboration. We work with thousands of people interested in lakes, including waterfront property owners and over 750 lake organizations in Wisconsin, and coordinate a number of programs and projects to assist those concerned with the future of our lakes.”

Everything DNR:  “In keeping with our mission, the DNR is dedicated to working with Wisconsinites while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.”

Other Useful links

Amnicon Lake



Clean Boats Clean Water (CBCW)

Chap 33

People of the Lakes:  A guide for WI Lake Organizations

What is a Lake District?

Lake Tides 

The FREE newsletter for people interested in Wisconsin Lakes


Healthy Lakes & Rivers includes 5 simple and inexpensive best practices that improve habitat and water quality on your shoreland property


Other helpful Resources

Douglas County Land and Water Conservation dept.

Land and Water Resource Management Plan

Invasive Species

Douglas County Aquatic Invasive Species Strategic Plan

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC)