Unit Description: Manitowoc County Lakes Association was formed in 1997 in a crisis responseto prevent a winter fish kill on Weyers and Carstens Lakes. DNR and the Manitowoc County Fish and Game Protective Association had refused to assume legal liability for operating the aerators on these two lakes which did not have Lake Associations to assume the responsibilities. Individual leaders from the sportsman organizations and concerned lake owners quickly formed and incorporated a County Wide Lake Association under Wisconsin Lake law requirements. Liability insurance was purchased by the newly formed Association and hired the aerators on and narrowly averted a major winter fish kill, thus Manitowoc County Lakes Association (MCLA) was born. Lake stakeholders from around the county came together and developed this mission statement: “The Manitowoc County Lakes Association will protect and enhance the quality of area lakes and watersheds for the benefit of all.
Meeting Day: Bi-monthly on the 4th Thursday of odd months
Meeting Time: 6:30 PM- Open to the public
Location: The County Office Complex, 4319 Expo Drive
Club Membership: $15 Annual Membership
Note: The website contains lake maps for all of the inland lakes in Manitowoc County.
Contact: John Durbrow, President
Manitowoc County Lakes Meeting; please mark your calendars and join us on Thursday February 27th, at the Manitowoc County Office building @ 4319 Expo Drive, Room 300, at 6:30pm.
Public and Guests are encouraged to attend.
Ice Fishing Manitowoc County Lakes: Clint Ward will discuss the latest trend in technology and ice fishing methods that have occurred in recent years. A life long resident of Manitowoc County and avid fisherman, he will discuss ice fishing opportunities on area lakes.
Your Food Choices and Water Quality: Representatives from SLO Farmers Co-op, a producer marketing cooperative in northeastern Wisconsin, will speak on farm practices that protect water quality and reduce carbon emissions. Helping to connect the dots with the positive environmental impact of creating a micro-market for local farm products.
Conservation Congress: Larry Bonde currently state Chairman of the Conservation Congress. Larry will talk about the role the Congress plays in advising DNR and the Natural Resource Board on Fish & Game laws and other conservation issues. He will also discuss proposals or up-coming questions on the Public Hearings scheduled for April an held in every County of the State.