News & Reports

WDNR Recommends taking No Action at this time on proposed ATV trail in TFSWA

The WDNR has evaluated a proposed new ATV trail through part of the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area (adjacent to the Little Turtle River). They evaluated this proposal in the context of budgetary priorities and comments that they received as part of the review process. The department has recommended that, rather than considering a new ATV trail through a Master Plan amendment at this time, they would consider ATV trails and options when a full …

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Stream Monitoring Webinar Series Announced

Water Action Volunteers is Wisconsin’s volunteer stream water quality monitoring program – basically a stream-based equivalent to our CLMN lake monitoring program. All of these webinars are free and open to the public, but there is an online registration link for each one below the webinar description.

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Exel Energy’s Dike 10 Construction Project

The Exel Energy’s Dike 10 construction project is scheduled to begin September 4th and last until about November 1st. During construction a portion of Flambeau Dam Road and Sportsman’s Landing and Robinson Landing will be closed to the public. We will be pulling the Sportsman’s Landing dock out of the water for the season shortly after construction begins. During construction I anticipate getting weekly updates from Excel that I will share with you. Should members …

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UW Trout Lake Station Welcomes Public to Annual Open House

On Friday, August 3rd, from 1pm to 5pm, UW-Madison’s Center for Limnology will welcome the public to its Trout Lake Station to explain what, exactly, all those research boats are doing around Vilas County and how what researchers learn may help keep Wisconsin’s lakes healthy.

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News from the Wisconsin Citizen Lake Monitoring Network

The Spring-Summer issue of The Monitor is now available here – Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter. Be sure to check out the announcements on page 2 to learn about our first Lake Learning Day, a joint educational day co-hosted by the Citizen Lake Monitoring Network, Wisconsin Odonata Survey, and the Wisconsin Mussel Monitoring Program. Page 2 also announces the plans for the 2018 statewide Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Snapshot Day. We need your help …

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