Land and Water Conservation Department
P.O. Box 287 Friendship, WI 53934
Phone: 608-339-4268
FAX: 608-339-4504
Improving, protecting, and investing in the natural resources of Adams County
Land and Water Conservation 
Department Staff

Wally Sedlar.........County Conservationist............608 339 4269
wally.sedlar@co.adams.wi.us

Reesa Evans..................Lake Specialist.................608 339 4275
revans@co.adams.wi.us

Chuck Sibilsky........Resource Conservationist...608 339 4517
charles.sibilsky@co.adams.wi.us

Michelle Harrison.....Program Coordinator..............608 339 4268
michelle.harrison@co.adams.wi.us

Tom Pierce...........Dam Operator...........................608 339 4268

Land and Water Conservation 
Committee Members


Joe Stuchlak...............Chair..................608 584 5477

Barb Morgan................Vice Chair.........608 339 6421

Heidi Roekle.............................................608 547 1367

Dan Wysocky...........................................608 547 0589

Paul Pisellini............................................ 715 325 1972

Onie Karch................................................608 494 0137

Kevin Bork............................................... 608 584 5845
For information, click on the following topics:
Monitor Lake Levels of 
County -owned Dams 
(User Instructions and 
                    Login)
Land and Water Resources Management Plan  -  Document containing watershed management plans with long-term goals and action items to conserve water quality and focus on severe soil erosion problems.
2015 Plan of Operation -   Document with annual goals and action items to provide guidance for the Land and Water Conservation Department. 
2014 Annual Report -   Document summarizing accomplishments for the year.
Animal Waste Management Ordinance -   Document for regulating animal waste storage facilities and utilization of animal wastes as nutrients to plants in order to prevent water pollution and spread of diseases.  Ordinance Regulating Distribution of Manure by Spray Irrigation.
Stormwater Runoff Ordinance -   Document for regulating stormwater runoff in order to prevent water pollution from erosion and unfiltered stormwater. Unfiltered stormwater runoff into states waters and gully erosion from stormwater runoff are violations on all land uses.
Natural Resources Manual -   Technical documents and standards to assist with implementation of Stormwater Runoff Ordinance
Annual Tree/ Shrub Sale and Tree Planter Rental -   Description of trees for saletree order form and method for tree planter rental.View and print order and payment information.
Natural Resources Funding Opportunities-   Description of programs available for landowner financial assistance to install conservation projects and relief of wildlife damage to crops.
Youth Education Program -    Details about the Envirothon Team
Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program -    Link to view data and details of County-wide

 stream water quality monitoring program.
Lakes Program -   Data and management plans for individual lakes; details of Volunteer Citizen Lake Water Quality and Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring activities.
                                              Link for monitoring lake levels,and documents describing inspections, operations and maintenance for Adams County- owned dams. (Arrowhead, Sherwood, Comelot, Cottonville, Easton, McGinnis, Peppermill, and Fawn.
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​BI-ANNUAL REFRESHER LUNCH FOR LAKE MONITORS WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015,
starting at 11:30 a.m. in the Adams County Community Center.

FREE TRAINING FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN BECOMING LAKE MONITORING VOLUNTEERS:
    Friday, May 22, 2015, basement of Sherwood Lodge, 1146 W. Queens Way, starting at 9 am, till about 2 pm
    Saturday, June 6, 2014, back room of Parker Lake Lodge, 3623 N. Parker Lake Rd, starting at 10:30 a.m.

Adams County LAKE ALLIANCE meets EVERY OTHER MONTH , 2ND SATURDAY, at the Adams County Community Center, 9 A.M. TO 11 A.M.--ALL ARE WELCOME

NEW PANFISH INFORMATION:  The WDNR is involved in a 5-year study of panfish that has resulted in some limits on fishing.  This affects the following lakes in Adams County:  For Arrowhead, Camelot & Sherwood Lakes, the limit  is 25 panfish per day, with no more than 10 of any one species; for Crooked and Parker Lakes, the proposed limit is 15 panfish per day, with no more than 5 of any one species