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, short-term property rentals, and general outdoors-related activity. The agenda will also include:

  • Update on state government policies affecting water resources
  • Lead poisoning from fishing tackle as a threat to our loons
  • Report on spiny water flea and zebra mussels, including potential spread from lake to lake in wakeboat ballast and watercraft generally.

The event (8:30 a.m. to noon) also includes exhibits from water-related government agencies, nonprofits and vendors, plus the chance to network with lake leaders and enthusiasts from Oneida, Vilas, Iron, Forest, Lincoln and Langlade counties. The meeting is hosted by OCLRA and the Vilas County Lakes and Rivers Association, For information, contact Ted Rulseh (Oneida County) at trulseh@tjrcommunications.com, or Tom Ewing (Vilas County) and president@vclra.org.