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Aquatic Invasive Species: Panel

Six panel members from Wisconsin DNR, consulting firms, local educators and a licensed chemical applicator provided an informative discussion on aquatic invasive species. Lake associations from Chetec/Birch Lakes, Red Cedar Lake, Rice Lake and Tainter/Menomin were in attendance to hear about approaches to treating invasive plant species by mechanical and chemical treatments.  The success story of Half Moon Lake in Eau Claire, WI was featured.  Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association and the Dunn County Board of Supervisors were mentioned several times in the discussion and praised for their recent action on the shoreland ordinance and other initiatives.  Extensive discussion ensued about the need for more systematic efforts among agencies and lake associations along the Red Cedar River basin to address water quality issues. Hear more at the next TMLIA meeting and read details in upcoming issues of TMLIA "Lake Talk".    

 

News & Events AUG 30th

Public invited to comment on priorities for water quality standards

Where should state environmental officials focus efforts to protect our water for the next three years?

State officials are seeking public comment on a draft list of five water quality standards proposed as priorities for protecting Wisconsin’s lakes and rivers. 

Stakeholders are invited to comment on DNR’s draft priority list from August 28 to October 5, 2018. The draft report of the 2018 – 2020 TSR priorities, which includes the list and topic descriptions, can be found HERE.

A public hearing will be held on September 21, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at 101 S. Webster St., Madison, in Room G27.

Questions or comments on the triennial standards review process should be directed to Marcia Willhite by calling (608) 267-7425, e-mailing marcia.willhite@wisconsin.gov, or mailing to Wisconsin DNR WT/3, PO Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707.

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Local News SEP 24th

Two die early Sunday in crash with semi

BARRON — Two people died early Sunday in a collision between a semi truck and automobile on U.S. 53 in Barron County....

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