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Physical Characteristics

-839 Acres
-777,782 Acre Watershed (1215 miles)
-50 feet maximum depth
-16 feet average depth
-Flushes about 8 times a year
-Water levels controlled by FERC regulated Haterfield Dam

DNR Slide Show On Lake Arbutus, very interesting

The information provided in this presentation is part of the DNR Lake Arbutus water quality file and should be considered draft until published in an official DNR publication

ar·bu·tus ( är-by›"t…s) n. 1. Any of various broad-leaved evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Arbutus, including the madroña and strawberry tree, that are native chiefly to warm regions in the Americas and Europe. 2. The trailing arbutus. [Latin arbutus arbutus]

News & Events OCT 12th

Fire Prevention

Here are two great resources for Fire Prevention:
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Local News MAY 21st

Hunters advised to exercise caution near location of St. Croix County bear incident

DNR Northwest Region - NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a close encounter with two bears on the Betterly Waterfowl Production Area, three miles east of New Richmond....

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