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General info regarding many lake and pond topics.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Aquatic Plant Management Techniques – A fantastic article from Dr. John Madsen with the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center.

Chapter NR 107 – Aquatic Plant Management – Four page pdf document showing the laws governing aquatic plant management in Wisconsin.

Chapter NR 109 – Aquatic Plants: Introduction, Manual Removal, and Mechanical Control Regulations – Three page pdf document showing the laws governing introduction and removal of aquatic plants in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Fishing Regulations – Access all the Fishing Regulations from the WDNR site.

Wisconsin Invasive Species – Link to all the invasives info you need.  Species factsheets, photos, and distribution maps can all be found here.

Wisconsin Lake Maps – Search for detailed lake maps by county.  Shows depth contours, bottom types, acreage, and shoreline lengths.

Wisconsin Pesticide Pollutant Discharge Permits – Link to WDNR website explaining the changes in how water bodies will now be permitted due to reinterpretation of the Clean Water Act in 2012.