Wisconsin Lakes


The annual Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention begins Wednesday in Stevens Point.

The annual gathering brings together the public, researchers, politicians, lakes groups and others interested in the quality of Wisconsin's 15,000 lakes.

The 38th annual convention will be held in conjunction with the 7th Wisconsin Citizen-based Monitoring Conference and the Water Action Volunteers Annual Symposium.

Eric Olson is Director of UW-Extension Lakes he says the four-day event is a time for those interested in preserving the watershed can network and learn...

Well Drilling Regulations Up for Committee Hearing

Sep 23, 2013
Klimek Bros Well Drilling

A bill limiting the DNR’s power over high capacity wells is up for a hearing in a Senate committee Wednesday.  

Court Decision Mixed Bag for DNR Regulatory Power

Jul 17, 2013
Richard Hurd


 Conservation advocates say it’s not clear how lakes will be impacted, now that the state supreme court has narrowly interpreted the DNR’s regulatory power under the public trust doctrine.