'Landing Blitz’ to educate boaters on invasive species LaCrosse Tribune (7/2) Clean Boats Clean Waters volunteers and Department of Natural Resources staff will be at boat launches throughout the state during the July 4 weekend helping boaters inspect their boats and learn the necessary steps to slow the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Sheboygan looks at joining in on new marine sanctuary The Sheboygan Press (6/28) The Sheboygan Common Council is working with surrounding cities to have a 60-mile stretch of Lake Michigan — home to 33 known, and likely many more undiscovered, shipwrecks — designated as a national marine sanctuary.
Indian Summer Festival celebrates the Great Lakes Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/1) It's all about water this year at the Indian Summer Festival, an annual celebration of the Great Lakes tribal nations Friday through Sunday at Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.
Waukesha launches tool letting water customers monitor use Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/3) Waukesha, Wisconsin's latest water conservation tool — H2OScore — enables customers to monitor daily water use and compare it to a neighborhood average. The utility is rolling out the new water conservation program just as it completes work on a request to switch to a Lake Michigan water supply.
Wisconsin Great Lakes Commission Since 1955, Wisconsin has been a valued member of the Great Lakes Commission.
Wisconsin Governor Profile Council of Great Lakes Governors Includes biography, inaugural address, State of the State address and related links.
Wisconsin's Water Library University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute The Water Library is a collection of almost 30,000 volumes of water-related information plus links to additional sources on the Web.
wisconsin.gov wisconsin.gov is a starting point to guide you to the many resources available from Wisconsin state agencies, departments and other governmental branches.
Environment Clean Wisconsin Clean Wisconsin, an environmental advocacy organization, protects Wisconsin's clean water and air and advocates for clean energy by being an effective voice in the state legislature and by holding elected officials and corporations accountable.
Fishes of Wisconsin, by George C. Becker Wisconsin Sea Grant Now available online, Becker discusses Wisconsin waters and fisheries, and gives detailed species accounts of major Wisconsin fish families, including photographs.
Gathering Waters A land trust conservation organization formed in 1995 to assist land trusts, landowners and communities in their efforts to protect Wisconsin's land and water resources.
Ozaukee Washington Land Trust Through preservation and education, the OWLT protects the natural areas and open spaces of Ozaukee and Washington counties in southeastern Wisconsin.
Protecting Our Waters Milwaukee River Basin Partnership This web site provides local governments, developers and citizens with a planning guide that encourages good land-use decisions to protect Milwaukee River Basin water resources.
The State of Natural Resources (PDF) Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Concentrating of public health and safety, sustaining ecosystems, people, and outdoor recreation.
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant A statewide program of basic and applied research, education and technology transfer dedicated to the wise stewardship and sustainable use of Great lakes and ocean resources.
Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Established in 1978, this program seeks to preserve, protect and wisely use the resource of the Lake Michigan and Lake Superior coastline for current and future generations.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) WDNR's mission is To protect and enhance Wisconsin's natural resources, to provide a healthy, sustainable environment, and to ensure the right of all people to use and enjoy these resources.
Wisconsin Great Lakes Water Quality University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute Advocates the idea that "Great Lakes water quality protection is fundamentally a local concern."
Tourism The Great Lakes Circle Tour Ride along on the 6,500-mile Great Lakes Circle Tour: a scenic, international road system connecting the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River! For new visitors to the region, this online travel guide offers informational maps, road routes and estimated mileages, and links to major cities, camping and recreation areas, and natural attractions.
Baileys Harbor, Door County Provides tourism ideas, photographs and historical information for Baileys Harbor, located in Door County, Wisc.
The Lighthouses of Wisconsin Seeing The Light Join lighthouse buffs Terry and Sue Pepper on a voyage of discovery around the Great Lakes and through history. This site features extensive photography, research and observations of the lights.