Interesting Findings in Lake Owen Association Recent Water Studies.

The Lake Owen Association continuous comprehensive study of the Lake Owen waters, watershed, rain water run-off and groundwaters shows additional interesting findings. The studies of the direct watershed (where water will actually make it to the lake) shows a less than 3:1 watershed to the lake area. This small watershed helps explain the water clarity…

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A Northwoods’s Kaleidoscope (local Fall colors explained)

“We’re lucky to live in this swath of the continent known as the Northwoods, where fall colors are spectacular. Go a little south, or head farther north, and the forest changes. According to John Pastor, Professor Emeritus from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, we have the extremes of our climate to thank for this autumn…

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North Country Trail Offers Scenic Views of Lake Owen

North Country Trail Offers Scenic Views of Lake Owen by Sarah Morris, September 17, 2020 I started this hike along Porcupine Lake Road adjacent to North Lake Owen Drive near Drummond. It’s accessible from the Two Lakes Campground (you can also start at the Lake Owen picnic grounds, where you’ll need to have a national forest…

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Free Covid-19 Testing at the Cable Community Center on August 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wisconsin National Guard specimen collection teams are supporting local health departments and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services effort to increase the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity.  So far, they have a cumulative total gathered for COVID-19 testing approached 350,000 as teams continue to operate across Wisconsin in mobile testing sites since early April.  A Wisconsin National…

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Lake Owen Association Annual Meeting Held by Zoom

Starting at 9:02 a.m on July 18, 2020, the Lake Owen Association held their Annual Meeting this year by Zoom with a peak attendance of 63 people participating. After the introduction by President Tom Johnson, the LOA Board Members, Advisors and Webmaster all introduced themselves. Lake Manager Cheryl Clemens then went over how the Zoom…

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Natural and Manmade Dangers to Loons and Eagles

Naturalist Emily Stone of the Cable Museum recent online essay recites how heavy boat traffic can result in boat wakes that wash loon eggs out of the nest.  People throw fireworks into a lake sometimes detonating underwater deafening a swimming loon.  Young bald eagles learn to fly in early July.  Wildlife rehab centers receive young bald eagles…

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Native Plant Consultations for Lake Owen Residents

Native Plant Consultations Native trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, and grasses provide the back drop for the beautiful Northwoods scenery around Lake Owen. They also help to slow the flow of water and reduce nutrient loading and runoff to the lake while providing important habitat along the water’s edge. Are you interested in improving habitat along…

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