Healthy Lakes & Rivers Infographic


2015 Healthy Lakes Participant holds sign and dog along lakeshore
Two people walking through a yard of a 2015 Healthy Lakes Participant
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
Bill B., Beaver Dam Lake District gives thumbs up to Healthy Lakes participation
2015 Healthy Lakes Program participant planting vegetation along shoreline
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
Dave R. Cloverleaf Lakes Protective Association 2015 Healthy Lakes Participant

2020 Stats

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News Archives

WXPR 91.7 FM
Field Notes by Susan Knight, Trout Lake Station
This Summer We’re Thinking About Plant Surveys and Healthy Lakes
statewide news release
Healthy Lakes Project Wants More “Fish Sticks”

Cloverleaf Lakes, Shawano County
‘Fish Sticks’ in Cloverleaf

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

Wisconsin Public Radio – Larry Meiller Show
Rivers And Lakes Clean-Up

Science of Healthy Lakes & Rivers

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

Natural Science
Social Science