Spread Eagle Chain Of Lakes Inc
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Po Box 69 Iron Mountain MI 49801 USA
To educate the general public and property owners on the preservation of water quality, need for water safety and property improvement on the lakes.
We maintained an island on our chain of lakes (bass island) for residents of the lakes area and the general public which included keeping the island clean,placing memorial plaques for donors, displaying signs explaining the historical significance of the island. The island is a rest stop for boaters, kayakers and people fishing, and swimming. It also offers the public a place to picnic.
we planted flowers to beautify roads and crossroads around the lakes.
with the grant from the wi department of natural resources we are in the process of analyzing the north lake water for invasive species. We also run a clean boats clean water program with volunteers inspecting boats from other lakes before the boat enters our water in order to prevent invasive species from spreading.
we provided fireworks on the fourth of july which is attended by people from our lakes and several surrounding counties. We also provided money for prizes for the most decorated boats on the fourth of july. Both the fireworks and the the boat parade are open to the general public. We provided a newsletter for lake residents telling them of upcoming events and educating them on concerns regarding the lakes such as water quality and insect infestations. We also held a boat inspection for invasive species and provided identifying aprons for volunteers who inspected boats. We have an annual meeting for all members to voice opinions on lake issues. We paid for seminar attendance for member to learn more regarding invasive species in the lakes. We paid dues to the wisconsin association of lakes to participate in workshops and seminars on water quality and invasive species. We also attended a conference on invasive species in our wisconsin lakes.
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