lakeshore property owners

I own lakeshore property.

You can make a difference. Learn about Healthy Lakes best practices for your property and how to find help.

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eligible grant applicant

I’m an eligible grant applicant.

Qualified lake associations, lake districts, municipalities, and tribal governments can apply for Healthy Lakes grant funding on behalf of multiple lakeshore property owners.

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Let’s make Healthy Lakes together!

Improve Your Lakeshore Property


Healthy Lakes includes 5 simple and inexpensive best practices that improve habitat and water quality on your lakeshore property. Check out the best practices, supporting technical guidance, and other information to install a project on your own. Alternatively, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has competitive Healthy Lakes grants for eligible applicants like local units of government, qualified lake associations, and others who can apply for funding on behalf of lakeshore property owners.

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man fishing by lake home utilizing five healthy lakes best practices, Illustration: Karen Engelbretson
 

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Results matter! Take a look at everything that we’ve accomplished.
Success Stories

16 counties, 40 lakes, 155 properties, 243 best practices. Results matter! Take a look at everything that we’ve accomplished.
Success Stories

Science of Healthy Lakes


The science of lake management has advanced significantly over the last few decades. We better understand natural science – how lakes function and the importance of shorelands to lake health, as well as the social science – how people and their attitudes and behaviors affect lakes.

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PARTNERS

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Wisconsin Lakes Partnership

This Internet site is sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin – Extension Lakes Program. The information presented on this site is subject to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Legal Notices, Privacy Notice, and Acceptable Use Policy.

This Internet site is sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin – Extension Lakes Program. The information presented on this site is subject to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Legal Notices, Privacy Notice, and Acceptable Use Policy.