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10/26: Winter Salt Maintenance

Have you ever been walking in the winter and seen areas where too much salt has been applied to sidewalks, parking lots, or roads? Have you wondered what you can do to help encourage best practices that reduce salt usage … Continue reading

10/22: Vintage Ice Boat Show

Vintage Iceboat Show:   If you’re one of those sailors who’s looked out across the ice from the comfort of the Edgewater, Springers or a warm car parked at a boat landing and thought, “Wow, look at those things go. … Continue reading

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10/9: Flight of the Butterflies

The Friends of Lake Wingra is sponsoring the following event: Flight of the Butterflies (documentary) AMC IMAX 3D Theatre in Fitchburg Sunday, Oct 9, 2016 at 10:45 a.m. – noon Tickets are available online at monarchsforkids.bpt.me.

10/1: Water’s Edge Photography

Thank you to all of the photographer’s that submitted images to the Beyond the Water’s Edge photography contest and also to all of you that took the time to go online and vote for your favorites.  A selection of photographs … Continue reading

9/26: Removing Phosphosorous Streambeds

Hidden streambed phosphorus key to lake cleanup, county says (Source:  Madison.com  9.26.16) Millions of dollars have been spent to reduce the amount of nutrient-laden soil that runs off farm fields into Dane County waterways, where it creates masses of weeds, … Continue reading

7/18 & 25: Shoreline Debris Pick Up

Attention Shoreline Residents: The annual Take a Stake in Our Waters shoreline trash and aquatic debris collection by Dane County Lakes Management barges begins on: Lakes Mendota & Kegonsa · Monday, July 18, 2016 Lakes Monona & Waubesa · Monday, … Continue reading

7/14: Yahara Lakes 101 – Invasive Species

Yahara Lakes 101 on Thursday, July 14, 2016 presents – “The past, present, and future of invasive species in Madison’s lakes” with Dr. Jake Walsh. Yahara Lakes 101 – Lake Science Cafe Thursday, July 14th; 8 – 9 a.m. The Edgewater 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703 Ballroom B, … Continue reading

6/27: Dane County to Award $1.4M in Grants

Dane County Looks to Award Communities $1.4 Million in Grants for Clean Water Projects Dane County is again accepting applications from local municipalities for its “Urban Water Quality Grant Program” to assist with projects aimed at cleaning up urban runoff … Continue reading

6/23: New Interactive Watershed Map

In an effort to help county residents better understand the concept of a “watershed” and better connect with their local water resources, the Office of Lakes and Watersheds has created an interactive online map. This map has different layers that … Continue reading

6/16: Lakeforecast.org Videos

Clean Lakes Alliance is proud to announce the addition of weekly videos to summarize key data coming from Lakeforecast.org. Here is a link to the first video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgi4wHXXl6s&sns=em