Washburn-Burnett Counties Mobilizing Against Zebra Mussels

Zebra mussels on a native mussel - photo courtesy of MN DNR

Recent updates from the McKenzie Lakes Area Zebra Mussel Management Team:  McKenzie Lakes Management Team Update 05-24-2017 and ZM Monitoring 05-24-2017 From the Fish Lake Property Owners Association:  Ways to Zap Zebra Mussels  In October 2016, an alert property owner found two zebra mussels on the southern shore of Big McKenzie Lake which straddles the Burnett-Washburn County line.  The […]

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Washburn-Burnett Counties Mobilizing Against Zebra Mussels

Zebra mussels on a native mussel - photo courtesy of MN DNR

Recent updates from the McKenzie Lakes Area Zebra Mussel Management Team:  McKenzie Lakes Management Team Update 05-24-2017 and ZM Monitoring 05-24-2017 In October 2016, an alert property owner found two zebra mussels on the southern shore of Big McKenzie Lake which straddles the Burnett-Washburn County line.  The Wisconsin DNR’s follow-up inspections found one more at the […]

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WCLRA’s 2015 Annual Meeting

2015 AGM speakers

Adrian Wydheven and Sarah Boles featured at WCLRA’s 2015 annual meeting This year’s Annual General Meeting was held at the Shell Lake Community Center.  During the brief business meeting, a review of the 2014 AGM minutes and a financial report were given. The following people were elected to WCLRA Board of Directors: Craig Walkey, Barb Robinson, […]

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Wisconsin’s Original Wild River Law

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Aldo Leopold wrote in A Sand County Almanac, “There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.”  This year marks the 50th anniversary of passage of Wisconsin’s Wild River Law.  There are five rivers designated under Chapter 30.26 of the state statutes, including the Totogatic in Washburn County.  Since WCLRA was instrumental […]

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