Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)

Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring and Control Plans for 2024

April 29, 2024

Grants have been received.    

          Control work is planned.   

                  Citizen monitoring efforts are vital. 


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Eurasian Watermilfoil Detected on Manitowish Lake and Channel to Alder

July 25, 2023

On July 15 an AIS Volunteer discovered floating fragments of Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) on Alder Lake and rooted plants in the channel towards Manitowish Lake. The MWLA board was immediately in contact with our county conservation specialist to discuss further plans for surveying and monitoring. …

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NLDC Water Program Update

September 18, 2022

by Jamie VandenLangenberg, Water Program Director at the Discovery Center, [email protected]

Help Out a Friend, the Freshwater Mussel

Why are freshwater mussels so important? Mussels filter pesticides, …

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2020 TAISP Annual Report

January 11, 2021

The Town Aquatic Invasive Species Partnership (TAISP, Figure 1), consisting of the North Lakeland Discovery Center (NLDC), the Manitowish Waters Lakes Association (MWLA), the Winchester Town Lakes Committee (WTLC), and the Towns of Manitowish Waters, …

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Manitowish Waters Chain of Lakes Comprehensive Management Plan

August 2, 2020

There are tabs to click “Plans by lake,” “Maps” and “Appendices,” depending on what you are looking for. The plan itself is listed on the homepage of the link. …

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