Check Water Equipment for AIS Before Storing for Winter

Check your dock and other equipment for zebra mussels before winter storage. Zebra mussels have invaded Washburn County and are now established in Big and Middle McKenzie Lakes.  Professionals and volunteers have been monitoring other area lakes for zebra mussels throughout the summer.  For an update on this summer’s monitoring and watercraft decontamination efforts, click […]

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Washburn-Burnett Counties Mobilizing Against Zebra Mussels

Recent updates from the McKenzie Lakes Area Zebra Mussel Management Team: the 2018 Progress & Planning Report and the Rapid Response Plan for newly detected populations. 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 […]

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Washburn-Burnett Counties Mobilizing Against Zebra Mussels

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 Reaches Out To County Shore Land Owners

Click here  to see our publication encouraging individual actions to protect our waters This summer WCLRA produced an interesting 8-page publication designed to show how everyone can help to protect the beautiful waters of our county.  Created with input from many, the publication details a variety of projects that are relatively easy to undertake.  In […]

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