For Love of Lakes

In the tradition of Aldo Leopold's seminal work, A Sand County Almanac, For Love of Lakes focuses on the lakes, ponds and waters outside your very home and the intricacies of the ecosystems.

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A Message From Darby

Do you have a fondness for lakes, maybe even a love for them?  Are you curious about what’s below the waves?  Along the shore?  Are you concerned about lakes and their futures?  Congratulations!  You have come to the right place.

My name is Darby Nelson, and like most people, I love our lakes.  I have spent considerable time getting to understand them better and want to share with you what I have learned.  Please join me on our lake journey together through my website and blog.

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Impervious Surfaces and Lakes: What’s the Connection?

Impervious Surfaces and Lakes: What’s the Connection?

Impervious Surfaces and Lakes: What’s the Connection? I just returned from the annual Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention in Green Bay.  After giving my own talk, I attended other presentations including one on the impact of impervious surfaces on lakes.  Here is what I learned: Impervious surfaces include hard, man-made structures like roofs, driveways, patios, and … Read More »

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