Vilas County Wisconsin Government Services - LWCD Department


















Meet the Land & Water Conservation Department (LWCD)

See our Land & Water Conservation Department BROCHURE

The LWCD consists of hired employees of the county. County conservation personnel are responsible for administering policices and programs set forth by the Land & Water Conservation Committee. They serve to advise and inform the LWCC on conservation matters, prepare work plans and budgets, seek grant monies for programs, and provide technical assistance to the public.

Scholl

Carolyn Scholl

715-479-3682

cascho@vilascountywi.gov

County Conservationist

Conservation Department Administration

  • Manage county conservation programs, staff, budgets, grants & annual reports
  • Manage goals set forth in the Land & Water Resource Management Plan
  • County representative in regional and statewide work groups

Public Outreach

  • Information, education & group training workshops
  • Provide lake organization formation assistance
  • Youth conservation programs

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Sheehan

Quita Sheehan

715-479-3721

mashee@vilascountywi.gov

Conservation Specialist

Ecology & Management

  • Information, education & group training workshops
  • Lake Planning & Protection Grant program assistance
  • Comprehensive lake management planning assistance
  • Native aquatic plant identification and management planning
  • County AIS lake surveys and watercraft inspection services

Conservation Projects / Erosion Control Information, Education & Group Training Workshops

  • Technical project planning assistance
  • On-site evaluations & surveys
  • Native plant species identification

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Higley

Catherine Higley

715-479-3738

cahigl@vilascountywi.gov

Lake Conservation Specialist

Lake Conservation Education

  • Information, education & group training workshops
  • Aquatic species identification
  • AIS Grant program assistance
  • AIS management & project planning assistance
  • Countwide AIS partnership & strategic planning assistance
  • Coordination of countywide watercraft inspection program

Lake Conservation Monitoring

  • Survey lakes in accordance with DNR protocols
  • Provide assistance to landowners for lake stewardship practices
  • Control management & project planning

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