Lakes MANAGEmENt Plan

The Lakes Management Plan is a document intended to create a record of historic and existing conditions and influences on Wabedo, Little Boy, Cooper and Rice Lakes, and to identify the goals of the Wabedo, Little Boy, Cooper and Rice Lakes community. Ultimately it is meant to also help prioritize goals, and guide citizen action and engagement in the priority action areas. Clearly state agencies and local units of government also have a vital role and responsibility in managing surface waters and other natural resources, but above all else this Lake Management Plan is intended to be an assessment of what we as citizens can influence, what our desired outcomes are, and how we will participate in shaping our own destiny.

Lakes Management Plan - 2022

We currently working on updating our Lakes Management Plan. This update process started in December of 2021 and will continue through July 2022. Below is a link to each of the sections of the document.

2022 DRAFT WLBCR LMP - Lakes Management Plan - (Main file)

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix A - Wabedo DNR Lake Management Plan (2019)

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix B - Little Boy DNR Lake Management Plan (2019)

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix C - Cooper DNR Lake Management Plan (1992)

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix D - Rice DNR Lake Management Plan (1994)

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix E - Aquatic Vegetation Survey of Little Boy & Wabedo (2021)

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix F - Developable Parcels

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix G - Invasive Species

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix H - WLBCR Bylaws (2019)

2022 WLBCR LMP - Appendix I - Visioning Summary

2022 WLBCR LMP - Glossary

Lakes Management Plan - 2008

We have completed the updating of our Lakes Management Plan. This update process started in May of 2008 with training for five members of our organization. We held our Visioning session for our members in August where three areas were selected for our organization to focus on. Below is a link to each of the sections of the document.

2008 WLBCR LMP - Lakes Management Plan - (Main file)

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix A - Wabedo DNR Lake Management Plan

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix B - Little Boy DNR Lake Management Plan

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix C - Cooper DNR Lake Management Plan

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix D - Rice DNR Lake Management Plan

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix E - Aquatic Vegetation Survey

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix F - Developable Parcels

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix G - 2002 Planning

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix H - WLBCR Bi-Laws

2008 WLBCR LMP - Appendix I - 2008 Task Force Members

2008 WLBCR LMP - Glossary

Below is a link to the summary results of the septic inspection program we completed as part of this version of the lakes management plan:

2009 Septic Inspections


Lakes Management Plan - 2002

The Lakes Association developed a lakes management plan in 2002. It is available here as well as the bylaws as they were at that time.

2002 Mgmt Plan