Resources & Research

Local Organizations & Guides

List of Oneida County Lake Associations/Districts
This list of lake organizations in Oneida County compiled by the Oneida County AIS program includes contacts and other useful information. Find Your Local Lake Group >

Oneida County Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program
Together, we can protect our valuable ecosystems, recreational opportunities, fisheries, human health, and near shore property values from AIS!
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People of the Lakes : A Guide For Wisconsin Lake Organizations
Created by the Wisconsin Lake Partnership. view guide >

DO THE RIGHT THING for Our Lakes and Rivers
A guide for Wisconsin Lake Organizations created by OCLRA. view guide >

Oneida County Lake Database
This list compiled by Wisconsin DNR provides substantial data on lakes in Oneida County. Find Your Lake >

Statewide Organizations

Wisconsin Lakes
Wisconsin Lakes, formerly known as the Wisconsin Association of Lakes, is the only statewide non-profit organization working exclusively to protect and enhance the quality of Wisconsin’s 15,000 lakes. We are the citizen arm of the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership. visit website >

Wisconsin Healthy Lakes & Rivers
Our purpose is to protect and restore the health of our lakes and rivers by increasing property owner participation in habitat restoration and runoff and erosion control projects. visit website >

River Alliance of Wisconsin
Empowering people to protect and restore Wisconsin’s waters for 25+ years. Membership includes more than 1,500 individuals, businesses, and local watershed groups. visit website >

UW- Extension Lakes
We have fallen in love with our lakes, and we are here to support others that suffer from the same affliction. We are Extension Lakes, a team of education professionals dedicated to preserving our Wisconsin legacy of lakes through education, communication, and collaboration. We work with thousands of people interested in lakes, including waterfront property owners and over 750 lake organizations in Wisconsin, and coordinate a number of programs and projects to assist those concerned with the future of our lakes. visit website >

Literature / Videos

The Waters Edge
Helping fish and wildlife on your waterfront property. view publication >

Protecting Your Waterfront Investment
10 Simple Shoreland Stewardship Practices view publication >

A Message for Vacation Rental Homeowners
OCLRA has these messages for short term renters and waterfront vacation home rental property owners. view publication >

Shoreland Plantings
A video presentation with Patrick Goggin, UW-EX Lakes. watch the video >

Building a Shoreland Action Plan
Resources for healthy lake best practices. view publication list >

Research / Reports

The Economic Value of Lakes and Rivers in Oneida County - 2019
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Lake Clarity Impacts Property Values in Oneida & Vilas Counties - 2018
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UW-Oshkosh Water Testing Services
The Environmental Research and Innovation Center (ERIC) offers unique expertise in recreational and drinking water research with certified testing solutions. view flyer >