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Lake groups from northern counties hold virtual meeting on July 10

Guest speakers will emphasize outreach to property owners


July 07, 2020

A diverse lineup of speakers will address attendees at the online meeting of lake advocates from six northern Wisconsin counties from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 10. 

The live discussion will include ways to encourage lake property owners to follow lake-friendly and environmentally responsible practices. Participants are expected from Oneida, Vilas, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, and Iron counties, and from outside the area. The speakers are:

• Patrick Goggin, lakes specialist, UW-Extension Lakes, welcome and introduction

• Mike Engleson, executive director, Wisconsin Lakes, legislative update

• Paul Radomski, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lake scientist, “Barriers to good shoreline stewardship” 

• Eric Lindberg, founder, Environmental Sentry Protection, “Internet landing installed device system (I-LIDS) boat landing surveillance for invasive species prevention” 

• Mike Meyer, research scientist, NOVA Ecological Services, “Using GIS to prioritize shoreland management projects on Tomahawk Lake” 

• Eric Olson, director and lakes specialist, UW-Extension Lakes, “Insights into Wisconsin shoreland property owners from the 2020 Extension Lakes survey”  

• Dick Jenks, Boulder Junction Lakes Alliance, “Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association new shoreland owner initiative” 

• Sandy Ebben, First Weber Group Rhinelander, “Realtors as front liners with new shoreland property owners”

The event is jointly sponsored by the Oneida County Lakes and Rivers Association,  www.oclra.org, and the Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association, www.vclra.org . 

To see the full meeting agenda and to sign on to attend the meeting, visit www.oclra.org.


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