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6/10-12: C Scow National Regatta

The C Scow National Regatta will be held on Lake Monona on June 10 – 12, 2016.  For details, go to http://cnationals2016.com/

6/4: Black Earth Creek Habitat Snapshot Day

On June 4th, join River Alliance of Wisconsin, Black Earth Creek Watershed Association, Southern Wisconsin Trout Unlimited, Dane County Land and Water Resources Department, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to participate in Black Earth Creek Habitat Snapshot Day … Continue reading

5/26: Mendota Cty Park Improved Beach

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi Opens New Improved Beach and Water Access at Mendota County Park In Time For Memorial Day Today, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi celebrated the grand opening of the  improved beach and lake at the Mendota … Continue reading

5/20: Tenney Lock Opening Delayed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:               March 22, 2016 Contacts:       Darren Marsh, Parks Director (608) 224-3730 John Reimer, Water Engineer (608) 224-3612 Tenney Boat Lock Opening Delayed Dane County Parks announced today that the opening of the Tenney Boat Lock has been … Continue reading

5/12: One Water – Yahara Lakes 101

  It can be easy to dismiss the importance of water conservation in a city surrounded by lakes and built on top of a vast, underground aquifer. But issues like runoff, surface pollution and overuse impact our entire water system … Continue reading

5/9: Token Creek Expansion

Dane County Executive Parisi Announces Significant Expansion of Token Creek County Park Today, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced the incredibly popular Token Creek County Park will soon be expanding.  A neighboring property owner to the Park approached the County looking … Continue reading

5/7: Rain Barrels & Compost Bin Sale

The City of Madison is holding its annual Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Event at the Alliant Energy Center on Saturday, May 7th from 10am-2pm.  The event is open to all residents of South Central Wisconsin. Rain barrels are a … Continue reading

4/22: Citizen Water Monitors

Spring is in the air, and we’re looking forward to another season of lake monitoring. Thank you again for participating in the program last year. This program wouldn’t be possible without your support. We hope this year to continue improving … Continue reading

4/1: Green fields & blue lakes

Composting grant looks to identify new tools for managing manure Click here to read more…

4/10: Flight of Monarch Butterflies

Friends of Lake Wingra is pleased to announce the Madison premier screening of the nationally recognized movie, Flight of the Butterflies in 3-D.  This 40-minute, child appropriate IMAX film showcases the life cycle of the Monarch butterfly and its’ amazing … Continue reading