Loons 2017-2018

Pat S. reported the Loons were nesting in early June 2017, however there was no baby loon this year. She reported that a dead Loon was found in the South bay. Pat asked if the TLA would like to donate to the Northland College Loon Watch Program. Motion was made and seconded to send them […]

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Zebra Mussel Update

Since Zebra Mussels were discovered in Big McKenzie Lake in 2016, Burnett County has mobilized an effort to control the spread. In January 2018, new legislation was passed that makes it a violation to NOT use a decontamination station when one is available at public launches.* The TLA Board received a mailing in early spring […]

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The 2018 Water Quality Report

This is a screen shot of a summary of information reported, click here for full report. Secchi depths, taken three times over the summer were 10, 13 and 12 feet.

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The 2017 Water Quality Report

This is a screen shot of a summary of information reported, click here for full report. Secchi depth in July was 13. Chlorophyll was up. Water temp in June was 78 degrees, 67 in August.

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The 2016 Water Quality Report

This is a screen shot of a summary of information reported, click here for full report.

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NW Wisconsin Lakes Conference 2018

On 6/22/18 Bob and Becky Olson attended the 20th Anniversary of the NW Wisconsin Lakes Conference. This conference is the longest running citizen conference in Wisconsin. The Keynote speaker was Keith Crowley, writer, photographer and owner of the Lodge Trail Media. His work has been featured in Field and Stream, Ducks Unlimited, etc. After the […]

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We’re too busy eating chanterelles to finish this page, more soon!

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Boat Parade 2016

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Tiki Takes the 2016 Boat Parade

This year’s boat parade included a pirate boat — complete with homemade cannon! — and an Olympics boat. There were about eight pontoons, three kayaks and two jet skis competing. Judges were last year’s winners… who were the judges?! The Gillitzer’s boat won this year with a Tiki Bar theme. Congratulations! See PHOTOS for more. Send an […]

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Diving Lessons for Baby Loon

Over the 4th of July weekend it was observed the parents were teaching the baby loon how to dive for food. Adult loons give 5 basic calls. Click here and go to BEHAVIOR to hear each call and read an explanation of what the loon is saying.  

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NW Wisconsin Lakes Conference 2016

This year the Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference was held in Spooner on June 24th. Shirley Bauer and Karin Preus attended, here are their reports. 

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The 2015 Water Quality Report

Here’s a chart from our Water Quality 2015 Annual Report. Secchi Depths are about 17′.

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