Category Archive: News

Oct 17 2019

2019 Lake Ecology Field Day a Huge Success!

The Lake Ecology Field Day which is sponsored annually by the Forest County Association of Lakes (FCAL) was a good educational experience for high school students from Crandon, Laona and Wabeno Environmental Science classes.  Lake Ecology Day took place on Tuesday, September 17th from 9AM until 1:30PM at the Veterans Memorial Park on the south …

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Mar 06 2019

2019 Lakes Partnership Convention and Water Action Volunteers Symposium

Forest County Association of Lakes members are invited to Stevens Point for the annual Lakes Partnership Convention and Water Action Volunteers Symposium! This year’s theme, “Pay it Forward,” is a popular concept. When someone does something for you, instead of paying that person back directly, you pass it on to another person instead. This practice …

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Dec 06 2018


Quiet Waters of Forest County is a project completed by the Forest County Land Conservation Department in cooperation with the Forest County Health Department to promote paddling sports including kayaking and canoeing and the healthy aspects of such sports in the county. Quiet Waters of Forest County- Lakes Forest County has 824 named lakes and …

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Sep 19 2018

Board of Director’s Meeting

Public Announcement of Board of Directors meeting on Nov. 9th at 9AM in lower level of Crandon Public Library.  The board will elect officers at this meeting.

May 23 2018

Harold Resch Wins Wisconsin Lakes Stewardship Award in the Educator Category

(Excerpts from his acceptance speech) “After teaching chemistry and math at Crandon High School for 36 years, I retired in 2001.  Shortly after that Les Schramm asked me to join the Forest County Association of Lakes (FCAL) as a board member.  And then, shortly after THAT, I was asked if I would help with the …

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May 23 2018

FCAL’s Lake Ecology Field Day

Submitted by FCAL Member Vi Lamers On Sept. 9, 2017 Environmental Studies students from Wabeno, Crandon and Laona High Schools participated in FCAL’s 5th annual Field Day at Lake Metonga’s Vet Memorial Park.  These 51 students were divided into small groups for better learning and able to attend eight different educational stations manned by a …

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May 21 2018

Announcing the FCAL Lake Association Grant

The 2018 FCAL Board of Directors is excited to announce the opportunity for Lake Associations that are members of FCAL to apply for a $500 matching grant to assist with a lake project.  The guidelines are as follows: The applicant must be a member of FCAL. The project must be to better the quality of …

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