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The Minong Town Lakes Committee is a nonprofit volunteer organization established to help guide the Town of Minong on matters related to protecting and managing the town’s most valuable resources. We are supported entirely through volunteer efforts and financed by ¬†contributions, by grants and sponsorship by the Town of Minong. If you would like to support these unique efforts to protect the value of our lakes through contributions of time or money, please contact a committee member.

Committee Activities

2008

Established the Committee
Created Charter and By-Laws
Obtained Recognition as a Ad Hoc Committee to the Town Board

2009

Sponsored Educational Lakes Fair
800+ residents attend

2010

Sponsored Pontoon Boat Educational Field Trip
Launch Ramp Improvements including New Piers and Signage

2011

Lake Aquatic Plant Surveys for Sand, Big Bass, Pokegama, North Twin, and Kimball
Second Educational Lakes Fair

2012

Educational Presentations of 2011 Aquatic Plant Survey Data
Grant Application for Clean Boats Clean Waters (CBCW) Inspection Program

2013

Clean Boats Clean Waters (CBCW) Program up and running with inspections at eight area lakes, 2493 boats inspected
MTLC Newsletter Distributed to 1000 area residents
Website created 2013

2014

CBCW started on May 3 at 10 boat ramp sites
Minong Town Lakes Fair held July 26, 2014
Newsletter distributed to to all Minong Town residents

2015

Expanded CBCW program with over 3000 hours of inspections
Grant application for aquatic plant surveys on five town lakes

2016

Co-sponsored “Learn about your Lakes” to educate town residents
Obtained a grant to continue the CBCW program for its fourth year
Received a grant to do Aquatic plant surveys on Big Sand, Big Bass, Pokegama, and Kimball Lakes

2017

CBCW grant program for boat landing monitoring continued at 8 area lakes
Added Zebra Mussel information distribution
Finalized reports on Aquatic Plant Surveys

Organizational Financial Contributors – Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Grants, Town of Minong, Gilmore Lake Association, Horseshoe Lake Association, Nancy Lake Protection Organization, and Kimball Lake Association.