Lakes are microcosms of social-ecological systems. Lakes are subject to many different and conflicting uses and lake organizations are groups of residents who volunteer to solve collective action problems related to the multiple uses of lakes. As part of a NSF CNH project we study how lake organizations in Vilas County, Wisconsin are organized and how attributes of those organizations can explain differences in outcomes.

More information can be found at https://www.caryinstitute.org/science-program/research-projects/fishscapes