We are proud to share our success!
Healthy Lakes is just what we’ve been looking for!Mike R., Church, Pine, Round & Big Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District
We are very pleased with the planting, and it is covered with butterflies and bees and we now have a frog living in the garden.Bill B., Beaver Dam Lake District
I’ve been planting native plants along my shoreline here and there for five years, so when Healthy Lakes came along, I was like, ‘WOW!!! This is perfect!’Dave R., Cloverleaf Lakes Protective Association
Thank you to all the participants who are sending positive ripples around their lakes.
Yay! County and tribal partners are making Healthy Lakes!
127% increase in property participation!
2015 Kickoff Stats
About half of the projects were completed within just six months!
Download 2015 Grant Recipient Map PDF
In the News
Cloverleaf Lakes, Shawano County
‘Fish Sticks’ in Cloverleaf
Squash Lake, Oneida County
DNR Healthy Lakes Grant awarded to Squash Lake
Door County, statewide news release
Healthy Lakes Grants Available
Lakeline Magazine, North American Lake Management Society newsletter
Wisconsin Public-Private Lakes Partnership Grows New Layers
WXPR 91.7 FM, statewide news release
Healthy Lakes Project Wants More “Fish Sticks”
Wisconsin Public Radio – Larry Meiller Show
Rivers And Lakes Clean-Up
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.