Clean Water Now Referendum

Adams County Approves “Clean Water Now”. Advisory referendum question will be on fall election ballots FRIENDSHIP, WI — Last night the Adams County Board voted 14-5 to approve adding a Clean Water Now referendum question to local ballots on November 8. An advisory referendum question will give Adams County residents a chance to express their […]

Joan Kramer Award

Joan Kramer – Joan is a sweet lady who lives on the 14 Mile in an area that is very difficult for us to access for testing.  She believes in our work protecting the watershed and has given us access through her property so we can safely and effectively perform our monthly sampling.  We are […]

Heartland Farms Award

Heartland Farms – Jeremie and Alicia Pavelski help run one of the largest crop farms in Wisconsin. You’ve seen the signs all over our area. Jeremie and Alicia hosted us for a tour of their farm and operations facility this summer. They are the new generation, utilizing technology to farm more efficiently, economically, and eco-friendly. […]

Owen Rock Cranberries Award

Owen Rock Cranberries – Mark Mahoney, owner, and Jim Bielmeier, marsh manager, hosted a tour of their marsh this fall.  They have the same concerns with over-abundance of Nitrates in the water as we have.  Excess Nitrates in the water makes for leggy cranberry plants resulting in less growth of berries.  For us, it’s Blue-Green […]

Clean Water Cooperator – November 2019

Clean Water Cooperator – Nov 2019 Wendy and Dave Newsom bought their home on a large bay on upper Camelot from Wendy’s grandparents who had it built when the lakes were first developed in the 70s.

Committee Person of the Year

Dear John, You have been chosen as the 14 Mile Creek Watershed Committee Person of The Year.  You stand out among the many dedicated volunteers on this citizen committee.  As a member from day 1, you’re the first to volunteer and the last to leave when the work is done.  Your commitment to monthly water […]

Beach Club Recommendations

Beach Club Recommendations Posted November 18. 2021 The Adams County Land & Water Conservation Department (LWCD) received a grant from the Wisconsin DNR to survey and create a shoreline protection plan for each beach club located on the Tri Lakes. These beach clubs make up 11% of all waterfront property/shorelines on the lakes. It is […]

DNR Healthy Watersheds Initiative

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the department is launching its Healthy Watersheds, High-Quality Waters initiative to protect the state’s waters. Wisconsin is home to approximately 17,000 lakes, 650 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, 86,000 miles of streams and 5.3 million acres of additional wetlands. The DNR is committed to […]