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2017: Moving forward

Living in a time of seemingly constant change By Michael Engleson, Executive Director It is often said that the only constant in the world is change. The last few years have provided particularly strong evidence for the truth of that nugget of wisdom, and little suggests the pace of change will slow as we head […]

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Living on the Lake

SELECTING LAKEFRONT PROPERTY By Wisconsin Lakes staff There are many reasons people fall in love with Wisconsin lakes. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets, good fishing, a tour of the water in a favorite boat, a beautiful backdrop to enjoy scenery and explore nature, or a place to reflect or just get away from it all. Many […]

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Lake Types

HOW DOES WATER GET INTO YOUR LAKE? By Wisconsin Lakes staff Water can enter lakes from a variety of sources including groundwater, runoff from the watershed, surface waters (like streams and rivers) flowing into the lake, and direct precipitation into the lake. Water leaves lakes through groundwater or surface water flow and evaporation. Lakes can […]

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Aquatic Plants

By Wisconsin Lakes staff Native aquatic plants are at the root of healthy lakes, and are essential for good fishing and clean water. Plants provide a place to live and food for fish, birds, frogs, turtles, insects, and many other kinds of wildlife. They also produce the oxygen needed by fish and other underwater animals. […]

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