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

County Conservationist: Wally Sedlar............................. 608.339.4269
wally.sedlar@co.adams.wi.us

Lake Specialist: Reesa Evans.......................................... 608.339.4275
revans@co.adams.wi.us

Resource Conservationist: Chuck Sibilsky.................... 608.339.4517
charles.sibilsky@co.adams.wi.us

Conservation Program Coordinator: Hannah Rogers.... 608.339.4268
hannah.rogers@co.adams.wi.us

Dam Operator: Tom Pierce............................................... 608.339.4268

Land and Water Conservation 
Committee Members


Chair: Joe Stuchlak....................................... 608.584.5477

Vice Chair: Barb Morgan.............................. 608.339.6421

Member: Dan Wysocky................................. 608.547.0589

Member: Paul Pisellini.................................. 715.325.1972

Member: Onie Karch..................................... 608.494.0137

Member: Kevin Bork..................................... 608.584.5845

For information, click on the following underlined 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. 
2015 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 -   Application /Checklist /Maintenance /Permit Fees

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.  Stormwater Control Plan Standard
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 -    Conservation Day for all 4th graders will be May 5, 2016 at the Castle Rock Park.  This years theme is Sugar Maples.
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.
​DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE NEW TREE AND SHRUB SALE INFORMATION FOR 2016.  PICKUP DATES WILL BE April 29th and 30th, 2016.  ORDERS ARE ALREADY BEING ACCEPTED!  So order early-- to be assured of quantities desired.  


NEW PANFISH INFORMATION:  The WDNR is starting a 5-year study of panfish in 2016 that  will result in some temporary 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, for May and June; for the other months, it will be the 25/10 schedule.

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