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Monday, June 17th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

New Sheboygan Marsh dam in Wisconsin offers more tools to control water levels

The new dam on the 14,000-acre Sheboygan Marsh offers managers infinite water level control. (Photo by Larry Polenske)

Ducks Unlimited members, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources personnel, and members of several Sheboygan County conservation clubs were some of the more than 100 folks who gathered on a sunny afternoon May 19 to celebrate the dedication of a new dam on Sheboygan Marsh.
It was the culmination of a project first envisioned almost a decade ago. Sheboygan Marsh covers more than 14,000 acres of wetland, lowland forest, shrub swamp, wet meadows, and prairie. At least 1,700 acres of open-water habitat is formed by a dam on the northeast corner of the marsh on the Sheboygan River.

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