The Transition…Camp Grow to Tichora

Thanks to ALL OF YOU who helped to make the acquisition of Camp Grow a huge success. We would like to report that the transformation is well on its way. A requirement of the Knowles-Nelson (State of Wis.) grant is that all ~26 buildings must be removed as well as invasive non-native plants. Work commenced last fall with the removal of several buildings from the property. At the same time, our many dedicated buckthorn volunteers began cutting and stacking buckthorn creating new vistas of Spr...
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Update on Watershed Protection Projects

2019 Lake Protection Grant – Green Lake County The WI DNR just announced that the Lake Protection Grant application submitted by the GLSD in February has been chosen for funding. The grant, written by Charlie Marks with the help of the GLA and Green Lake Co. Land Conservation Dept., was the highest ranked Protection Grant application in the state. The grant will help fund approximately $300,000 worth of projects [roughly 20 Best Management Practices (BMP’s)] within the Big Green Lake water...
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A Great Loss to Green Lake

The sudden passing of Charlie Marks on Friday, January 4th, 2019, was a tremendous loss to the Green Lake Sanitary District. The administrator of the GLSD for 22 years, Charlie accepted the administrator position in 1996, moving his family to the area from Waukesha. Though Charlie’s background was in business and utilities, he was a fast learner in the field of natural resources. He had a passion for the outdoors which inspired his work at the GLSD. It was through Charlie’s efforts that t...
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New Green Lake Sanitary District Administrator

The board of the Green Lake Sanitary District is happy to introduce Lisa Reas as the new administrator. Lisa is a long-time friend and partner of the GLSD. A 1998 graduate of UW-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources, Lisa has a degree in Watershed Management and Water Chemistry and minored in soil science and chemistry. She has previously worked in Land Conservation with Polk, Burnett, and Price Counties and the US Army Reserve as a Water Purification Specialist. In 2000, Lisa was hi...
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