Fish and Aquatic Life
, in the Wolf River - Langlade and Evergreen Rive Watershed, is a 50.09 acre lake that falls in Langlade County. This lake is managed for fishing and swimming and is currently not considered impaired.
Author Aquatic Biologist
A very soft water seepage lake having slightly acid, clear water. The immediate shoreline is predominantly upland (90%) of mixed hardwoods with the remainder being wetland of meadow and
marsh. Littoral materials found in this lake include gravel (60%), rubble (10'%), sand (10%), detritus (10%), boulders (5%), and silt (5%). The fish population consists of northern pike, walleye,
largemouth bass, and panfish. Submergent vegetation is sparse, while floating and emergent types are moderately abundant. The shoreline is free of development. A public boat landing with
parking is located on the west shore. A total of 0.01 mile of the lake's 1.77 miles of shoreline is in Town of Price ownership. Source: 1977, Surface Water Resources of Langlade County Lawrence Lake T-32-N, R-12-E, Sec. 15, Surface Acres = 49.6, Maximum Depth = 40 feet, Secchi Disk =
Author Surface Water Inventory Of Wisconsin
Wisconsin has over 84,000 miles of streams, 15,000 lakes and milllions of acres of wetlands. Assessing the condition of this vast amount of water is challenging. The state's water monitoring program uses a media-based, cross-program approach to analyze water condition. An updated monitoring strategy (2015-2020) is now available. Compliance with Clean Water Act fishable, swimmable standards are located in the Executive Summary of Water Condition in 2018. See also the 'monitoring and projects' tab.
Langlade County shall participate in the Lakes Protection Program by purchasing approximately 320 acres of land including frontage on Lawrence Lake.
Wisconsin's Water Quality Standards provide qualitative and quantitative goals for waters that are protective of Fishable, Swimmable conditions [Learn more]. Waters that do not meet water quality standards are considered impaired and restoration actions are planned and carried out until the water is once again fishable and swimmable
Management goals can include creation or implementation of a Total Maximum Daily Load analysis, a Nine Key Element Plan, or other restoration work, education and outreach and more. If specific recommendations exist for this water, they will be displayed below online.
Monitoring the condition of a river, stream, or lake includes gathering physical, chemical, biological, and habitat data. Comprehensive studies often gather all these parameters in great detail, while lighter assessment events will involve sampling physical, chemical and biological data such as macroinvertebrates. Aquatic macroinvertebrates and fish communities integrate watershed or catchment condition, providing great insight into overall ecosystem health. Chemical and habitat parameters tell researchers more about human induced problems including contaminated runoff, point source dischargers, or habitat issues that foster or limit the potential of aquatic communities to thrive in a given area. Wisconsin's Water Monitoring Strategy was recenty updated.
Grants and Management Projects
|WBIC||Official Waterbody Name||Station ID||Station Name||Earliest Fieldwork Date||Latest Fieldwork Date||View Station||View Data|
|997300||Lawrence Lake||10003367||Lawrence Lake||7/27/1999||9/30/2017||Map||Data|
|997300||Lawrence Lake||10022550||Lawrence Lake Deep Hole||5/25/2008||11/4/2020||Map||Data|
|997300||Lawrence Lake||10020016||Lawrence Lake -- Access at W Side Of Lake Off Polar Rd||Map||Data|
Lawrence Lake is located in the Wolf River - Langlade and Evergreen Rive watershed which is 179.74 mi². Land use in the watershed is primarily forest (82.90%), wetland (9%) and a mix of agricultural (4.90%) and other uses (3.20%). This watershed has 133.10 stream miles, 844.67 lake acres and 10,157.55 wetland acres.
Nonpoint Source Characteristics
This watershed is ranked Not Ranked for runoff impacts on streams, Not Ranked for runoff impacts on lakes and Low for runoff impacts on groundwater and therefore has an overall rank of Low. This value can be used in ranking the watershed or individual waterbodies for grant funding under state and county programs.However, all waters are affected by diffuse pollutant sources regardless of initial water quality. Applications for specific runoff projects under state or county grant programs may be pursued. For more information, go to surface water program grants.