New Shoreland Owners Initiative

New Shoreland Owners Initiative

Protect the lake you love

Helpful information for new lake property owners

To get you started we have highlighted some resources that provide invaluable information to help keep your lake beautiful and healthy.

Lake and Shoreland Guides

UW-Extension Lakes has compiled a large collection of guides that provide a wealth of background and how-to information, including restoration guides.

Wisconsin Healthy Lakes

Healthy Lakes includes 5 simple and inexpensive best practices that improve habitat and water quality on your lakeshore property.

Articles for new owners

Social and Economic Values of Lakes: 2019 Multi-county Lakes Workshop Recap

Natural shorelines and water resource protection was the focus of the annual workshop of lake group leaders and members from ...
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Ten Great Things to Know About Your Favorite Lake

When you look out on your favorite lake, what do you see? Beautiful blue water? A place for a refreshing ...
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Healthy Lakes Grant

Funding for Shoreland Property Owners Do you want to attract more fish to your shoreline? What about keeping your shoreline ...
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Get expert advice from our lake specialists

Our board of directors and advisors have considerable expertise to help you keep your lake healthy and  beautiful. We can help you find quality information, answer questions, and connect you with key resources.

Special Offer for new property owners

Fill out the application form below to get a free 1 year membership from both:

  • Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association
  • Wisconsin Lakes
Free 1-year membership offer

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