Author Archives: RA

Yahara Watershed – New Water Walk Videos

Dear Dane Stewards, I am writing to let you know about a resource that you all might find useful in your public engagement, especially with students. The UW-Madison’s Water Sustainability and Climate Project and the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve partnered … Continue reading

3/21: Watershed Tour

Dear Dane County Water Stewards – Eric Booth and I will be leading another watershed tour, traveling around Lake Mendota on Saturday 3/21/15 from 9 am to 2 pm. The group will meet at the Arboretum at 9 am and … Continue reading

3/5: Yahara Pride Farms Conference

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3/3: Water Resources Mgmt Invite

Dunn’s Marsh and Nine Springs Creek are the prominent aquatic features of the Lewis Nine Springs E-way, an environmental corridor running seven miles between Dunn’s Marsh and Lake Waubesa. While the corridor attracts cyclists, birders, and nature enthusiasts, the waterways … Continue reading

2/27: Friends of Lake Wingra Event

Hi Dane County Water Stewards! Friends of Lake Wingra has an event coming up next Friday, February 27th from 6-9pm at Arboretum Co-housing, 1137 Erin Street in Madison. The purpose of our event is to get people together from different … Continue reading

Feb: Land & Water Resource Update

Office of Lakes and Watersheds, Parks, Land Conservation,  Water Resource Engineering, & Administration     Improving Water Quality at Indian Lake County Park Indian Lake is the centerpiece for one of Dane County’s most popular parks, but in recent years … Continue reading

2/12: Feb. Watershed Workshop

Please join the Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds and the UW-Madison Water Sustainability and Climate project on Thursday, February 12, 6-8pm for the second discussion about creating a desirable future for the Yahara Watershed. This workshop will build … Continue reading

1/28: Jan. Watershed Network Gathering

The January Watershed Network Gathering (WNG), “Communicating About Water to Engage Wider Audiences; Waters of Wisconsin Initiative,” will feature Jane Elder and Meredith Keller of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. The event runs from 6-8:30pm on January, 28th and will be … Continue reading

1/21: Lawn Care Survey Results

Clean Lakes Alliance has partnered with municipalities throughout the greater Madison area to learn how you deal with fall leaves and stormwater. Your feedback will guide future efforts to protect our lakes and streams. Thank you to the over 1,600 … Continue reading

1/8: Yahara Pride Farms Conservation Model

Join Clean Lakes Alliance this Thursday to learn about how the farmers of Yahara Pride Farms (YPF) are leading the region in lake-friendly agriculture: “The Yahara Pride Farms conservation model” Bob Uphoff, owner of Uphoff Ham & Bacon Farm and vice chair … Continue reading