News & Reports

Aquatic Plant Identification Training Session

May 16, 2017

The Wisconsin Citizen Lakes Monitoring Network – UW Extension Lakes has announced day-long training sessions for aquatic plant identification. Go here for more information –

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TFF Water Level and Discharge Information

May 9, 2017

Members have been reporting problems getting current data when using the link to Xcel Energy for TFF elevation and discharge.  Depending on search engine and/or web browser used, results from several different dates come up.  We have reported this issue to Xcel and they are working on it, unsuccessfully to date. 

To get the most recent TFF elevation and discharge data, we have found these steps work best:

 Go to the “BING” search engine (not …

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USGS Study Global Warming Relative to Walleye & Bass populations

November 15, 2016

The USGS has been studying how global warming/lake warming is affecting the relative populations of walleye and bass in Wisconsin’s lakes. You can go here to get more information on these important studies:

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TFF Water Level Graph 2016

November 1, 2016

The top graph shows the water level of the Turtle Flambeau Flowage for the prior and current years, Maximum Drawdown and functional Utilization Level on a weekly basis. The lower graph shows the trend of the Flowage Discharge Rate in cubic feet per second for the prior and current years and the mandated minimum discharge rate. Although we were disappointed with the rapid drawdown of the Flowage in July and August, 2015, Xcel energy was …

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