Monthly Archives: April 2014

Take A Stake in the Lakes

27th Annual Take a Stake Grows Year Round Fun (Madison, WI) It still doesn’t feel as though spring is here, but Take a Stake in Our Waters (formerly Take a Stake in the Lakes) is going strong. Take … Continue reading

UW Limnology Blog

A terrific source for all things related to our Yahara Lakes – events, talks, research, etc.

5/26: Lake-Use Survey Volunteers

LAKE-USE SURVEY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! The Clean Lakes Alliance is looking for volunteers to help administer brief surveys at public beaches, boat landings and lakeside parks.  The information will be used as part of a Yahara watershed-wide study to evaluate public … Continue reading

5/22: Dane County Expands Partnership w/Farmers

County Announces Expanded Partnership With Farm Families to Prevent Winter Manure Spreading, Reduce Phosphorus in Lakes County Executive Also Issues Progress Report on Lakes Clean Up, Clean Lakes Agenda for 2014 An expanded partnership with Dane County’s farm families and … Continue reading

5/14: Yahara Lakes Future

What kind of future do we want for our region? Join a discussion of our region’s future at the launch of Yahara 2070 on May 14, 2014. Yahara 2070 is an endeavor to explore possible futures for the people, lakes, and … Continue reading

5/8: Yahara Lakes 101

Clean Lakes Alliance invites you to join them this Thursday, May 8, 2014 in welcoming Dr. Emily Stanley, professor in the Department of Zoology and the Center for Limnology, to Yahara Lakes 101 (YL101) for her presentation on “Yahara Long Term Ecological Research: … Continue reading

5/6: Resilient WI Day

Register now for Resilient Wisconsin Day, May 6 in Madison How we can make smart choices for our environmental future? Find out at the Resilient Wisconsin Day Forum! Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 8:30am – 4:30pm Varsity Hall, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street, Madison … Continue reading

4/25: Save Our Lakes Breakfast Event

Enjoy breakfast from local farms at the CLA’s 3rd Annual Save Our Lakes Community Breakfast. Learn about the state of our lakes and how our community is schooling for cleaner lakes! DATE: Friday, April 25, 2014 TIME: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. … Continue reading

April/May: Composting Classes

Composting classes will be held at Madison Public Libraries this April & May – for details, click on the link below.  Also, the annual compost bin sale is on May 3.     Genesis Steinhorst Water Resource Specialist City of … Continue reading

4/10: Yahara Lakes 101

Please join Clean Lakes Alliance on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in welcoming back Dr. Doug Soldat, associate professor of soil science at UW-Madison, to Yahara Lakes 101 (YL101) for his presentation “Lawn Care, Soils and Water Quality”. Dr. Soldat was our … Continue reading