Winter Woody Work

Winter Woody Work

Winter is a great time to work on improving our woodland habitats.   “Winter woody work” involves removing invasive tree and shrub species and sometimes thinning aggressive native woody species. Why is winter the best season for this work?  Some of the...

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Ponds in Winter

Ponds in Winter

Ponds in Winter Do you ever wonder what is happening with your pond during the winter? While many people think “nothing,” a lot is happening below the surface. Here in the Midwest, lakes and ponds are typically subjected to some period of freezing during the...

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Effective Lake Management – Timing is Everything!

Effective Lake Management – Timing is Everything!

Controlling algae and aquatic vegetation is often necessary to maintain a balance within a lake ecosystem. Timing herbicide treatments or mechanical harvesting to coincide with plant growth cycles maximizes effectiveness while minimizing impacts on desirable native...

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