I own lakeshore property.
You can make a difference. Learn about Healthy Lakes best practices for your property and how to find help.
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.
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.
Results matter! Take a look at everything that we’ve accomplished.
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.