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Guide to Buying and Improving Waterfront

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Guide to Buying and Improving Waterfront

Draft: A guide for buying and improving waterfront property in northern Wisconsin

VHS Articles

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016 | Comments Off on VHS Articles

2 VHS Op-Ed Letters and other VHS information from BCLF Item 1: Fish Virus Threatens County Lakes and Streams Jim Brakken, Bayfield County Lakes Forum President Wisconsin Conservation Congress DelegateWisconsin Association of Lakes Past President To the Editor:  Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia, also called VHS has been found in Wisconsin waters. It is the latest, and…

Lakes Forum supports WSI’s effort to protect our lakes from hostile WI Legislators

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Lakes Forum supports WSI’s effort to protect our lakes from hostile WI Legislators

BCLF has partnered with the Wisconsin Shoreland Initiative to reverse the irresponsible legislation passed by Govenor Walker’s team of anti-conservationist legislators who threaten our lakes, streams, and the property values of all waterfront owners. They’ve taken away local control of shoreland zoning from our counties and introduced bills to allow ATV use of the litoral…

BCLF needs your help

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016 | Comments Off on BCLF needs your help

We are fighting off CAFOs, AIS, and have partnered with WSI to return local control of shoreland zoning to our county.

Conservation-oriented County Policy

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Conservation-oriented County Policy

Thanks to an overwhelming vote at the last meeting of the Bayfield County Supervisors, the Human Health Hazards ordinance won approval.

Lakes Forum Resolves to Return Control of Shoreland Zoning to County

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Lakes Forum Resolves to Return Control of Shoreland Zoning to County

The following is a press item regarding BCLF’s Oct 10 Annual Meeting in Drummond. At last week’s 2015 annual meeting, the Bayfield County Lakes Forum (BCLF) passed a resolution stipulating that authority of shoreland zoning be returned to Bayfield County. The resolution came in response to a provision of the Wisconsin 2016 – 2017 budget…

Impacts of Motorized Watercraft on The Environment

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Impacts of Motorized Watercraft on The Environment

  Based on research by Tim Asplund, WDNR Limnologist

Wisconsin’s SAFE LAKES Bill

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Wisconsin’s SAFE LAKES Bill

Where it came from, where it’s headed

100′ Boating Accident

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016 | Comments Off on 100′ Boating Accident

Body of Missing Woman Found

How do I start my restoration project?

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016 | Comments Off on How do I start my restoration project?

Step one is to put away that smelly, noisy mower! No more lakefront lawn chores! More time to play! More time to enjoy the lake and your yard!