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Resolution of the Bayfield County Lakes Forum (BCLF)

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 15, 2017

Preventing and managing the public health risks of a swine concentrated animal feeding organization

Bayfield County Lakes Forum – 2017 Annual Meeting

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 15, 2017

Bayfield County Lakes Forum – Annual Meeting, Oct 7, 2017​

Annual Meeting Press Item

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 15, 2017

Annual meeting press item sent to local papers 10/11/2017

Odds and Ends

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016

Eavesdroppings Author unkown   FRANCIS of ASSISI: You called Sir? GOD: Frank, you know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there around my lakes?  What happened to the dandelions, violets, thistle and stuff I started eons ago? I had a perfect no-maintenance garden plan. Those plants grow in any…

Sensible shoreland lighting

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016

Preserve the beauty of the night with Sensible shoreland lighting

The high cost of war

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016

Most of us have heard about aquatic invasive species (AIS) and don’t want these in our lakes.

4 Seasons Poetry

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016

A Sunrise Cruise With great anticipation, we greet the lake once more. We witness stars disappear, And see the eagle grasp her prey, The loons are calling, crisp and clear, While otter pups splash and play. With great anticipation, we greet the lake once more. As daylight beams across the sky and breaks along the…

Lakeshore Homes are Flammable

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016

Perhaps you have a whole lake right out your front window.  With all that water on the landscape how can your property be at risk from wildfire?

Got Geese?

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016

Got Geese?  Want Relief? John Haack, UWEX Basin Educator The first breeding pair of geese to appear on most northern lakes lake is usually viewed with great admiration and awe.  But as the year’s progress and geese numbers increase many of us loose that sense of awe and start to wonder what to do about…

Rip Rap Rapport

By Bayfield County Lakes | November 3, 2016

RIP RAP RAPPORT Butch Lobermeier, Bayfield County Conservationist Most residents and visitors to our lakes and streams have observed changes in shoreline vegetation brought about by changes in land use and shoreline development patterns.  Often the vegetation that follows near shore disturbances is not as efficient at protecting the shorelines from erosion as the native…