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Living with Loons

In Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota, loons typically begin to arrive on their nest lakes around mid-to-late April. The first order ...
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Izabella Mitchell of AV-W Wins Vilas County Poster Contest

Written by Cathy Higley The winner of the 2021 Vilas County Land & Water Conservation Poster Contest is Izabella Mitchell ...
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Our January 2021 newsletter is out!

Happy New Year! Our January 2021 (winter) newsletter is available online (and will be sent to members by mail this ...
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Happy Holidays!

Finally we can say goodbye to 2020!  Each of us faced unprecedented challenges that truly reshaped our focus and priorities ...
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Coordinating Collective Action: Why Lake Organizations are Like Cookouts

Written by Dane Whittaker Don’t you wish increasing volunteer involvement was as easy as throwing a good cookout? We know ...
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/ / Best practices, Research

Debbie Millar (Ballard Lake) receives Blue Heron Award

The Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association (VCLRA) awarded our Blue Heron Shoreland Stewardship Award to Debbie Millar of Ballard ...
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Beware of the New Zealand Mud Snails

New Zealand Mud Snails are an invasive species of snails originating from fresh water lakes in New Zealand and have ...
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Dissolved Oxygen in Lakes

Similar to the stratifying temperature gradient of any given lake, dissolved oxygen also exhibits a stratified nature that is directly ...
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/ / Education

Lake Turnover: Seasonal Nutrient Cycling in Lakes

Turnover is a phenomenon that occurs in terrestrial bodies of water, such as lakes and ponds, in which the water ...
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