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What is a Private Waterbody?

August 11, 2020

By WLPR Staff Have you ever wondered what defines public vs private when it comes to water? Do I need a permit to fish, or swim in my waterbody? Ponds vs Lakes Private ponds are…

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Awesome Lakes, Awesome Ponds

Knowing Your Cattails and How to Control Them

August 3, 2020

By: Zach HaasSenior Aquatic Biologist If you have water, you most likely have cattails. If you have cattails, you should be ready to control them before they take over your pond. Whether you own a…

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Awesome Ponds, Pond Management

How to control different types of algae

July 8, 2020

By: Zach Haas,Senior Aquatic Biologist Slime, Goo, and Scum... Yuck! Every summer water lovers and pond owners come in contact with many different types of algae, but typically don’t know which ones are healthy for…

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Awesome Ponds, Pond Care, Uncategorized

How to Become the Envy of Your Neighborhood?

March 13, 2020

By Cory ZickertSenior Aquatic Manager/Owner When you visit your friends, neighbors or relatives' homes do you ever find yourself slipping outside to check out their backyard? What did they do with landscaping? Or what kind…

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Awesome Ponds

Fish Stocking Q & A

February 28, 2020

By Joseph BergAquatic Biologist, Fisheries Specialist We Have Answers! Although ice covers much of Wisconsin’s water, many people are looking forward to open water thinking about stocking fish in lakes or ponds. Fish are a…

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All Articles, Awesome Lakes, Awesome Ponds, Corporate Ponds, Events, Fish Management

Are you on our 2020 Management Schedule?

February 17, 2020

If not, contact us to find out how!  Our happiest and most satisfied clients routinely have a biologist on site. ResidentialCommercialRecreationalStormwater We provide a wide array of pond management services custom-tailored to YOUR pond! Professional…

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All Articles, Awesome Lakes, Awesome Ponds, Corporate Ponds, Lake Management, Pond Aeration, Pond Care, Pond Management

Aeration and Freeze Outs… | Winter Pond Care

January 7, 2020

If you are concerned with your pond freezing out with all of this winter's super cold temps, please call our office to speak with Joey, one of our fishery biologists. There are different considerations depending…

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Awesome Ponds, Pond Care

2019-2020 Winter Sediment Sampling | Pond Care

November 19, 2019

Pond Care: 2019-2020 Winter Sediment Sampling Service WLPR offers an opportunity for pond owners to learn more about the health of their pond and the sediment that settles on the bottom over time.  The information…

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All Articles, Awesome Ponds, Our Work, Plant Care, Pond Care, Pond Management, Specials, Winter Care

Swim, fish, or wildlife ponds – What's the difference?

January 24, 2018

Do we really need to give them a label or call them by a certain name? The quick answer is "Yes!". While they all have some strong similarities, they have some significant differences that separate…

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All Articles, Awesome Ponds, Pond Construction

Choosing The Perfect Pond Overflow Drain

March 13, 2017

With thawing temperatures returning to our region, the ice is melting, and many ponds are starting to transition to summer conditions. With this season change comes a few concerns for lined ponds if not designed…

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All Articles, Awesome Ponds, Pond Construction, Pond Liner Installation