Dead Fish on Lake Camelot Information about Columnaris and fish die-offs from Columnaris provided by DNR Fish Biologist Jennifer Bergman. Columnaris is a common and widespread bacterial disease of freshwater fish caused by the bacteria Flavobacterium columnare, which can cause yellow-brown or white lesions on the skin, fins and gills of fish. Columnaris outbreaks are a normal […]
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 – 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 – 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 […]
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 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 […]
Waters of the 14 Mile Watershed
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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.
Clean Water Cooperator – Nov 2019 Wendy and Dave Newsom bought their home on a large bay on Upper Camelot. Their lot slopes steeply towards the lake and presented issues for mowing and contributed to runoff into the lake.