Our Mission

​Our Mission is to protect and preserve the quality and riparian habitat of the inland waters of Oneida County by serving as an advocate and an information source for, and a communication link among lake and river associations and districts, county and ​local government, and the public.




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Time to Renew or Establish Your OCLRA membership

It has never been more important to step up to protect Oneida County’s lakes and streams. OCLRA invites you to join us in our mission of education, collaboration and advocacy on behalf of these critical resources. If you have not already received membership materials by mail, you can access them here . You can join…


6-County Lakes Meeting: “Who ya gonna call?”

Laws and enforcement will be the focal point of the annual 6-County Northwoods Lakes Meeting on Friday, July 14, at Nicolet College. Please mark your calendar today! The meeting theme is “Who ya gonna call?” and the highlight will be a panel of experts involved with enforcing laws and regulations around boating and safety, zoning,…


Doing the Right Thing for Our Lakes and Rivers

Our popular collection of essays on best practices for lake stewardship, lake science and shoreland restoration.

We Can't Accomplish This Work Without You

OCRLA is a 501c3 non-profit lake conservation and education organization. All of our work is funded by generous donations, public grants and support from our member families and lake organizations. Get involved and be part of a dynamic community working to preserve our beautiful lake and river heritage. Together, we can make a difference.