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

2022 Six-County Lakes & Rivers Conference Presentations

Presentations from the 2022 Six-County Lakes & Rivers Conference Friday July 15, 8:30a - 12:30p, Lakeside Center, Nicolet College, Rhinelander ...
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Managing your lake shoreline buffers for healthy waters

06/28/2022 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM CT at the North Lakeland Discovery Center Our Northwoods lakes have a protective shield ...
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Regulation of wake boats: an opportunity to provide input to state regulators

2022 Spring Hearing Citizen Resolution Additional InstructionsOnce logged in you will be asked "Would you like to provide input to ...
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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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