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Annual 6-County Northwoods Lakes and Rivers Meeting

July 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Highlights include: Wakeboats, AIS and Lake Capacity topics

Attendees from six northern Wisconsin counties will convene for a discussion of the environmental impacts of wakeboats, and other issues related to lake recreational capacity. Meanwhile, concern is rising about the short-term rentals of lakefront homes and cabins and how they affect lake water quality, lake crowding, and the integrity of lakefront neighborhoods.

Other topics will include aquatic invasive species prevention, lake access and viewing corridors, and an update on state legislation and policy related to water resources. Be sure to check the attached event agenda for more information on speakers and subjects.

The event is planned be held in-person after two years of virtual presentation due to the Covid pandemic. Exhibits from lake advocacy and environmental organizations will open at 8:30 a.m. and will be available for viewing during a morning break. Pre-registration is NOT required. There will be ample time for comments and questions and answers for the speakers. The Vilas, Oneida and Forest County lakes associations plan to hold meetings directly after the Six-County Meeting. For more information, click on the links below.

This meeting will be in the Lakeside Center at Nicolet College. 


July 15
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Nicolet College


Nicolet College
5364 College Dr
Rhinelander, WI 54501 United States
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