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Lake Name:

a lake.
Contact information
For information on Lakes in Wisconsin, contact:
Wisconsin DNR Lakes
Division of Water
Bureau of Water Quality
Aquatic Plant Management Rules Contacts

Aquatic Plant Management Rules

APM Rules Revisions

The Aquatic Plant Management (APM) Program is undergoing rule revisions for both NR 107 and NR 109, related to chemical and mechanical/manual management of aquatic plants, respectively. Please see below for upcoming opportunities to engage in the rule development process. You may also sign up for GovDelivery updates regarding upcoming meetings and written materials. You may go here to learn more about the rule making process and the steps involved.

TopicDate and TimeMaterialsLink to Sign Up
White Paper Meeting 1 - Permit Processing, Treatment Timing and Scale, Monitoring and Evaluation November 5th, 2020 4-6:30 PM Permit Processing, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment Scale and Timing, Meeting Agenda Sign Up
White Paper Meeting 2 - Planning, Invasive Species Management, Native Plant Protections November 12th, 2020 4-6:30 PM Native Plant Protections, Non-native Invasive Control, Planning, Meeting Agenda Sign Up
White Paper Meeting 3 - Mechanical Harvesting, Private Ponds, Emergent Species Management November 19th, 2020 4-6:30 PM Mechanical and Manual Harvesting, Private Ponds, Emergent Species Management, Meeting Agenda Sign Up
Note: APM program staff will review all written and verbal comments received prior to December 31, 2020 on the policy proposals within the white papers. Written comments may be submitted to Madi Johansen via email:, or mail: Wisconsin DNR - Attn Madi Johansen, PO Box 7185, Madison, WI 53707-7185.
Public Meeting - A Discussion on Public Notification and Public Meeting Requirements Winter 2021
Public Meeting - First Draft of NR 108 for Review Spring 2021
Economic Impact Analysis Summer 2021
Public Hearing Public Hearing Winter 2021-2022