Monthly Archives: August 2014

8/31: Lights on Lake Cancelled

A press release announcing cancellation of the 2014 LIGHTS ON THE LAKES Boat Parade & Fireworks was sent out weeks ago, but many individuals are still inquiring on details of the event.     To prevent individuals from arriving, only to be … Continue reading

8/25: Late Season Aquatic Plants

Lake Users May Notice Late-Season Aquatic Plant Dane County aquatic plant harvesting staff have observed very dense populations of wild celery (Vallisneria americana) on all area lakes, including the Yahara River.  These plant beds provide critical cover and food for … Continue reading

8/21: Lakes & Watershed 2015 Budget Hearing

DANE COUNTY LAKES AND WATERSHED COMMISSION TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ITS 2015 BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS  Hearing set for August 21, 2014, 5:45 p.m. in City-County Building (Madison, WI) The Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commission will hold a public hearing … Continue reading

8/14: Blue Green Algae in Lake Mendota

“Blue-green algae in Lake Mendota: the mystery of the missing nitrogen.” Join us on Thursday, August 14th for Yahara Lakes 101 – this month, we will learn all about cyanobacteria (blue-green algae), with Dr. Katherine (Trina) McMahon. The presentation topic will be … Continue reading