Dip Into Lakes Videos

Videos from the Dip Into Lakes seminar series are now available online at the links below or on DVD. A DVD can be purchased for $5 (cash or check) by contacting the UW-Extension. Getting to Know Lakes by Chad Cook, UW-Extension Natural Resources Educator Winnebago Natural History by Art Techlow, WDNR Winnebago System Fisheries Biologist […]

Waterfront property values, healthy fish, and lot improvements

When we develop waterfront lots, trees, and native plants are replaced by impervious (hard) surfaces. Driveways, rooftops, and other hard surfaces decrease the ability of the shoreland area to serve its natural functions. A variety of educational materials including brochures, posters, and a video about how impervious surfaces affect fish, wildlife and waterfront property values are […]

Winnebago Waterways Update

Thank you to all area residents and users of the Lake Winnebago System who “weighed in” this spring on what they thought the most important issues of the system are and what actions are most important to take immediately to improve and protect the lakes.  All responses and discussions have been compiled, and the final […]

Natural Resources: Weigh in on the Winnebago Waterways

Do you fish, swim, or boat on the Winnebago waterways?  Do you own a business near a shoreline or live near one?  The Department of Natural Resources is gathering feedback in a special project through April of 2013.  Have your say online and at public meetings.  You may also sign up for occasional updates via […]

Natural Resources Expertise Available

The University of Wisconsin-Extension, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and other agencies and organizations, supports a Regional Natural Resources Program.  This program includes a network of educators located throughout Wisconsin, with expertise in water resources, forestry, citizen engagement, process facilitation, and design and delivery of natural resource outreach materials. The Fond du […]

Lake Winnebago Quality Improvement Assn. & Dip into Lakes Workshop Series

Diana Tscheschlok and regional UWEX Natural Resources Educator Chad Cook have been providing organizational development support to the newly forming Lake Winnebago Quality Improvement Association of Fond du Lac County. This lake association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization of locals who care about the future of Lake Winnebago. The association is positioning itself to undertake […]

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