Moen Lake Chain Association
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Fish Sticks - A DNR Project for Improving Lake Habitat
The MLCA Board is interested in pursuing a grant to provide Fish Sticks in our chain only if private parties are interested in this DNR project. We will be bringing the idea to our Annual Meeting and will provide support to anyone who is interested.
According to the DRN, the project is "Fish Sticks" projects are intended to restore woody habitat in lakes by adding trees to the near-shore area. They are large woody habitat structures that use either single trees or trees grouped together. Fish sticks structures are anchored to the shore and are partially or fully submerged near the shoreline of a lake. Fish sticks projects are completed to provide additional fish habitat, as well as to expand fishing opportunities by anglers and provide protection to shorelines. Additional information on fish sticks and the fish sticks implementation process can be found in the Fish Sticks Best Practices Manual. [PDF].
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We Set the Date for the
Annual Meeting and Annual Picnic
Our MLCA Annual Meeting will be held at the Pine Valley Resort July 11, Saturday at 10am. The speaker will talk about the "Fish Sticks" program and ways an individual property owner can create natural habitat on our lake.
The Annual Picnic will be held at the Birchwood beach on Saturday August 22 at 3PM. Come and join your lake neighbors for a visit and stop by to meet and talk with the board members. You are welcome to share an appetizer or dessert. It is a very casual event and we welcome all to come.
You will hear more about these events in the Moonbeams later this spring. Just mark you calendar for now...
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