DNR Reports and News

Lake reports

The DNR conducted a biological survey/invasive species general inspection on Big Pequaywan Sept. 11. These surveys indicated no invasive plants or animals present at sampled points during the

Read the entire report in PDF form

You can find a variety of reports on both the Big Lake (search term "Pequaywan") and the Little Lake (search term "Smith") on the DNR website.


Reports include lake information, water levels, fish consumption guidelines, lake clarity and lake maps.

Forest reports

Spruce Budwormspruce worm

The DNR has identified areas of deforestation caused by the Spruce Budworm which attacks Balsam fir and White Spruce trees. This insect is active in our area. For more information on these destructive insects see the links below

US Forest Service (includes The A List in insecticides)