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MWLA Rest Lake Property

July 26, 2023

by Alexis McDonald NLDC Land Restoration Technician …

On June 30th, a group of volunteers consisting of Carol Schott, Carrie Ryan, Rich Hawkinson, Tom Bernhardt, and Charles Ray gathered at the Rest Lake Property to help finish its restoration.

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Water Clarity can have an effect on Waterfront Home Sale Prices in Vilas and Oneida Counties

July 26, 2023

by Quita Sheehan, Conservation Specialist, Vilas County Land & Water Conservation Dept.

As a follow up to investigations into the economic value of waterfront properties in Oneida and Vilas Counties, researchers from UW-Eau Claire researched the link between water clarity and the sale prices of waterfront homes. …

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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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MWLA Best Practice Guidelines for Operating a Boat in Wakeboarding or Wake Surfing Modes

June 26, 2023

The Manitowish Waters Lakes Association Board of Directors approved the following motion on June 19, 2023 as current best practice guidelines for operating a boat in wakeboarding or wake surfing modes on any lake in the Township of Manitowish Waters. …

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Walleyes For Tomorrow Local Chapter

April 7, 2023

by Tom Kramer, Headwaters Basin Chapter WFT

Walleyes For Tomorrow (WFT) is a nonprofit organization that does habitat projects and stocking throughout the state of Wisconsin and is currently using portable fish hatcheries on a variety of lakes. …

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Fall Draw Down Reminder

September 19, 2022

Beginning on October 1st, the water level of the MW Chain began to be drawn down from 8’0″ to reach the final winter level on or before October 31st. This operation of the dam allows the owners of the dam to accomplish a difficult task, …

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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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Fall On The Farm

September 1, 2022

The Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce revamped Cran-a-rama for 2022 and titled it “Fall on the Farm in Manitowish Waters – a blend of the traditional celebration of cranberries with new autumnal, harvest, and farm features.” The Manitowish Waters Lakes Association, …

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Our Lakes Need Your Help

August 18, 2022

by Ted Rulseh, President, Oneida County Lakes and Rivers Association

You are invited to share this information with your lake association, district or friends group and with your personal networks. …

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MWLA Elects Officers and Directors at 30th Annual Meeting

July 30, 2022

The Manitowish Waters Lakes Association held its 30th Annual Meeting on Saturday, July 30th at the North Lakeland Discovery Center. The membership was welcomed by MWLA President, Greg Holt on a beautiful, sunny morning with a delicious breakfast of a variety of egg casseroles, …

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