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Why and how to restore your shoreland

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

What is shoreland restoration? Why and how to restore your shoreland By Jim Brakken, Shoreland Restoration Consultant What is shoreland restoration? Simply put, shoreland restoration means replacing a developed waterfront, such as a lawn, with native plants. Done correctly, this creates a buffer zone to protect the surface water from polluting runoff. It also beautifies…

TOXIC TACKLE SWAPS

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

Namakagon Lake Association to host TOXIC TACKLE SWAPS as part of a cooperative

The DNR on toxic tackle:

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

Sean M. Strom, Wildlife Toxicologist, WDNR Bureau of Wildlife Management

GET THE LEAD OUT?

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

The signs are clear: Toxic lead fishing tackle will very likely be banned one day. Is it now time.

Toxic Tackle Survey

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

HOW CAN I HELP???

How to opt up or down from the 100 foot buffer rule

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

Beginning in the 2010 boating season, all boaters are required by law to go slow when near shore.

SB 12, The ‘Safe Lakes’ Bill

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

THE BILL:

About The SB 12, the ‘Safe Lakes’ Bill ~ 100′ from shore No-wake bill

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 26, 2016

‘Safe Lakes’ Bill signed into law by the Governor! NOW IN EFFECT STATEWIDE The actual language of Senate Bill 12, formerly SB 385, the SAFE LAKES BILL is at the bottom of the page. This is a great victory for the BCLF, WAL and for all those who work to protect and preserve our lakes! The…

Use of seaplanes on Bayfield County lakes

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 25, 2016

In regard to the use of seaplanes on Bayfield County lakes, the Bayfield County Lakes Forum gathered comments from folks in our county.

Adherence to Shoreland Zoning Regulations

By Bayfield County Lakes | October 25, 2016

Property rights and Zoning Regulations  ~ Board action: Seaplane statement