Welcome to the online home of the Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference!

The Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference provides an annual opportunity for lake enthusiasts, local government officials, and others interested in protecting our water resources to take in educational presentations and network with conference attendees.

Friday June 23, 2023
Spooner High School

Limited walk up registrations available

View the 2023 agenda


  • Three topic “streams” to choose from
  • Lunch Provided
  • Exhibits & networking
  • Students welcome & encouraged!
 Christian Cold, WDNR Wildlife Expert


Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors for 2023!

Bayfield County Lakes Forum

Burnett County Lakes and Rivers Association


Lake Minnesuing Associaton


Lipsett Lake Association

Long Lake Preservation Association

McKenzie Lakes Association

Pigeon Lake Association

Sawyer County Lakes Forum

Washburn County Lakes and Rivers Association

Wild Rivers Conservancy

The conference is brought to you by a partnership of the lakes and rivers associations of Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Sawyer, and Washburn counties, the UW-Madison Division of Extension, Wisconsin Lakes, Extension Lakes Program of UW-Stevens Point, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wild Rivers Conservancy, and the Land & Water Conservation Departments of Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, Polk, and Washburn counties.