Deepening Your Lake Smarts

Deepening Your Lake Smarts

Deepening Your Lake Smarts Interested in broadening your knowledge about lakes and lake issues?  This column is for you. Let me introduce you to the North American Lake Management Society, NALMS for short. NALMS consists of twelve regions across the country and several Canadian provinces, and is based in Madison, Wisconsin.  Its purpose is to … Read More »

A Sad Day–A New Beginning

A Sad Day–A New Beginning

A Sad Day—A New Beginning The non-profit organization Minnesota Waters and its predecessor, Minnesota Lakes Association has played a major role protecting our state’s lakes and rivers. Sadly, because of loss of foundation support and other unfortunate revenue declines, the Board of Directors of MN Waters felt forced to cease further operations effective May 19, … Read More »

Lakes or Bathtubs?

Lakes or Bathtubs?

Lakes or Bathtubs? We say we love our lakes.  My question?  Which kind?  You will understand what I mean. A recent anecdote has caused me to wonder.  A friend of mine was telling me about his lake place in northern Minnesota and opined about the stand of wild rice just off shore of his property.  … Read More »

A Green Bay Experience

A Green Bay Experience

A Green Bay Experience: How Wisconsinites Protect Their Lakes Last week, 450 Wisconsin lake lovers gathered Green Bay for their 34th annual Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention to learn and share ideas about lake protection.  My wife, Geri, and I were among these kindred spirits. I was privileged to be asked to give a plenary address … Read More »

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