Clean Water Clean Boats

Amy Roedl from the Vilas County Land and Water Conservation Department worked the 4th of July weekend at the T-Dock boat landing on Yellow Birch Lake inspecting boats and educating boaters regarding Clean Boats and Clean Waters. Boaters learned how to check their trailers for Eurasian Water Milfoil before launching and when they leave the…

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Cranberry Island Update

Since December 2021, the Vilas County Land, Water and Forestry Committee has been discussing how to better deal with the cost and logistics of maintaining the picnic area on the north portion of Cranberry Island, which is owned by Vilas County. Over the past few months ERCLA board members and members have been attending the…

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Onterra Completes Early Summer Survey for EWM

Onterra, LLC., recently completed an early summer Eagle River Chain of Lakes survey for Eurasion Water Milfoil (EWM). Onterra, headquartered in De Pere, WI, provides a variety of lake-related services ranging from science-based diagnostic and feasibility studies to comprehensive lake management plans consisting of aquatic plant inventories, stakeholder education, watershed and water quality analysis, and…

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2020 Final EWM Report

Onterra, the lake management consulting firm that directs milfoil management for the Unified Lower Eagle River Chain of Lakes Commission, has provided the final report of the 2020 EWM management program on the Chain. The reports are listed by lake on the Commission website. Each report contains chainwide treatment results and conclusions, and lake-specific summary…

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