Author Archives: RA

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

5/6: 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

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

4/4: Beyond the Water’s Edge

Lussier Community Education Center April 4 Community Dinner and Program to Celebrate Dane County Waters with Photographs and Poems (Madison, WI) On April 4, the Lussier Community Education Center is expanding its monthly free community meal to highlight winning photos and accompanying poetry … Continue reading

Become a Volunteer Steward

Become A Volunteer Stream Steward The Rock River Coalition (RRC) is actively recruiting citizens to collect nutrient samples and baseline information about streams as part of an effort to reduce phosphorus and other pollutants in the Yahara River Watershed and throughout … Continue reading

3/1: Rain Garden Workshop

Retain the Rain Workshop: http://www.myfairlakes.com/pdf/Plant_Dane_workshop_brochure.pdf is scheduled for Saturday, March 1, 2014, where attendees will learn how to plan for and install rain gardens to help local lakes and streams. These simple yet effective projects help rain soak into the ground instead of … Continue reading

2/27: Lake Waubesa Park Trails

Dane County Land and Water Resources Department to Host Public Information Meeting for Update on Phase One Lower Yahara River Trail Project Dane County has been working together with the City of Madison, City of Monona, Village of McFarland, Wisconsin … Continue reading

2/26: Lake Events to Attend

Watershed Network Gathering: Maximizing Volunteer Efforts, 6pm, Wed., Feb. 26, Lussier Heritage Center Volunteers are essential to groups working to protect and improve Dane County’s lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands, but it’s not as simple as asking people to show up. … Continue reading

2/13: Yahara Lakes 101 Farming & Water Quality

Below is an invitation to the Clean Lakes Alliance February edition of our monthly speaker series, Yahara Lakes 101. REGISTER HERE     Thursday, February 13th 7:30am – 9:00am Bluephies Cafe  on Level B of Verex Plaza *Parking – Please see … Continue reading