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

Annual Spring Hearing and Public Input Opportunity: Wakesurfing

Wisconsin Conservation Congress The Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will once again offer their ...

Wake Boats and Lakes

New Report from Wisconsin’s Green Fire Wisconsin’s Green Fire (WGF) released a new report on the effects of wake boats ...

VCLRA’s 2024 winter newsletter available

VCLRA celebrates 30 years of protecting Vilas waters; wakesurfing legislation update; Vilas short-term rental ordinance; Lakes Toolbox workshops; Trees — ...

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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