2015 Poster Contest

The Winnebago County Land Conservation Department is sponsoring a Conservation Poster Contest.  The County would like to provide an opportunity for young individuals to become interested in the conservation of our natural resources through artistic design.


Lake Winnebago Water Quality Advisory for Blue-Green Algae

Winnebago Health Department declares a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for Lake Winnebago due to blue-green algae blooms.  Visual and laboratory confirmation by the WI-DNR indicate high concentrations of blue-green algae on some Lake Winnebago west shore areas in Oshkosh.  Blue-green algae may also be impacting other areas so it is important to look at the water before entering, particularly before letting children and pets go in the lake.




Summer without Salmonella

Are you ready for a Summer without Salmonella?  Check out these quick tips!

ASK Campaign

The ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign promotes a simple idea with the potential to help keep kids safe.  It encourages parents to ASK if there is an unlocked gun in the homes where their children play.  Check out the ASK website for information and resources.

Extreme Heat Information

Summer weather is upon us!  Let's prepare for the heat.  Check out the information for extreme heat tips and how to avoid heat illness.


Heat Illness Chart

Personal Extreme Heat Tips

Cooling Sites


Compelling Video – how a vaccine could have saved the life of a child.

Watch this Compelling Video of a Mom who Lost Her Child to a Vaccine Preventable Disease.

2014 Poster Contest Winners

For the first time since 2003, the Winnebago County Land and Water Conservation Department, together with Winnebago County University of Wisconsin - Extension, held the Conservation Awareness Poster Contest that was open to kindergarten through twelfth grade students.  The contest’s theme this year was “Dig Deeper” which opened the door for students to gain a better understanding of the process and importance of soil.&


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