Lake trout release 2022

Lake trout release 2022
On April 4th, GLSD and DNR staff moved approximately 30,000 lake trout from our fish rearing facility on North Lawson Drive to Green Lake. Stu Marks and Dallas Lewallen from the GLSD spend 6 months of the year feeding and monitoring the trout. A big thank you to our funding partners as well as DNR staff(Jon Hoffman) for all the time, effort, and direction they provide in helping raise this valuab...
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Results of 2016-2020 Lake Study

Results of 2016-2020 Lake Study
In June 2021, a detailed study of Green Lake was completed by the US Geological Survey, Michigan Technological Institute, and the Green Lake Association. The project began in 2016 with the GLA securing a grant to fund the study of depleted oxygen levels within the lake’s thermocline (approx. 30’ below the lake surface). Additionally, the study evaluated phosphorus reductions needed from the water...
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Green Lake Sanitary District Future Sewering Study

Green Lake Sanitary District Future Sewering Study
In the past 2 years, the GLSD has been petitioned by landowners from several of our unsewered areas to extend sanitary sewer service into their residential areas. The GLSD Board of Commissioners authorized the District Engineer, Cedar Corp., to complete a feasibility study that will evaluate the difficulty and potential costs of providing service to these (developed) unsewered areas of the Distri...
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GLSD Welcomes New Board Member, Justin Ellis

GLSD Welcomes New Board Member, Justin Ellis
The Green Lake Sanitary Board of Commissioners has recently undergone a change. Secretary of the board, Boni Jensen, stepped down from her position with the District in April. A member of the board since early 2018, Boni has been an enthusiastic supporter of the GLSD’s efforts in lake and watershed protection. She has been an asset to the District bringing fresh ideas and a genuine willingness to...
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New Land Stewardship Brochure Available

New Land Stewardship Brochure Available
The Green Lake Sanitary District has released a new brochure to inform new landowners in the Green Lake watershed about available options for land management planning and land preservation. LAND MANAGEMENT PLANNINGThe best strategies for managing land vary from property to property depending on proximity to waterways, topography, soil type, etc. Through our Lake Management Planning Team, the G...
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The Green Lake Watershed Soil Health Program

The Green Lake Watershed Soil Health Program
We are very excited to announce the Green Lake Watershed Soil Health Program. Based on a programcreated by the Fond du Lac County Land and Water Resources Dept., this new outreach program has thepotential to bring great change to the Big Green Lake watershed. With a focus on overall soil health, this program strives to keep soil in place on ag fields throughout the watershed while enriching the s...
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GLSD Compliance with TMDL Requirements

GLSD Compliance with TMDL Requirements
As we focus heavily on the health of Green Lake, it is important to note that we are part of a greater watershed – the Upper Fox/Wolf Basins. As an impaired waterbody, the health of Green Lake is a concern to the DNR and the federal government as well. Water from Green Lake makes its way into Lake Winnebago and ultimately into the Lower Fox River Basin where it outlets into Green Bay. The waters ...
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GLSD’s COVID-19 Preparedness Plans

GLSD’s COVID-19 Preparedness Plans
The GLSD continues to monitor the situation with the spread of COVID-19.  We have preparedness plans in place to ensure that our sewer collection system stays operational in the face of any limited staffing due to illness.  We cannot stress enough – please do not flush any wipes, facial tissue, or paper toweling down your toilet.  Only toilet tissue dissolves completely within a se...
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Amped Up Weed Harvesting Efforts

Amped Up Weed Harvesting Efforts
Together with our partner organization, the Green Lake Association, the Green Lake Sanitary District is providing short-term relief to Green Lake's weed problems through the purchase of a second weed harvester. That means twice as frequent weed harvester visits and fewer weeds that tangle up swimming and boating.
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GLSD is implementing DNR approved lake management plan (LMP)

GLSD is implementing DNR approved lake management plan (LMP)
In February of 2013, the GLSD and it's partners received DNR approval for a comprehensive lake management plan (LMP). Since the approval, extensive LMP activities have started and some have already been completed. Millions of dollars are committed to this effort and the lake is being protected and on a steady course of improvement to be enjoyed by future generations. Read more about the lake mana...
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