Author Archives: RA

7/10: Watershed in 55 Years

What will our watershed look like in 55 years? Join Clean Lakes Alliance on Thursday, July 10th for Yahara Lakes 101 with Dr. Eric Booth to learn about envisioning our watershed’s future. In his talk, Dr. Booth will explain the motivation behind the Yahara … Continue reading

6/28: Rhythm & Booms Lake Info

DANE COUNTY PARKS EXTENDS TENNEY LOCK HOURS FOR RHYTHM & BOOMS and 4th OF JULY HOLIDAY WEEKEND  There will be extended Tenney Lock hours for Rhythm and Booms on Saturday June 28th and for the Fourth of July Holiday weekend from July 3rd through July 6th.  … Continue reading

6/25: Edgewater Pier Proposal

Notice of Pending Application/Public Hearing for Proposed Edgewater Pier The public hearing is scheduled for 5:30 pm on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 to be located at the WDNR Fitchburg Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Fitchburg, in the Gathering Waters conference room. … Continue reading

6/20: Limnology Open House Event

Modern limnology in North America was born right here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Today, scientists from across Wisconsin, the nation. and the globe are doing world-class freshwater research right on the shore of Lake Mendota – exploring issues like invasive … Continue reading

6/12: Yahara Lakes 101

How do wetlands impact the quality of our lakes? Please join us at Yahara Lakes 101 this Thursday to find out! Dr. Calvin DeWitt, nationally-renowned ecologist, will teach us about the functions served by our local wetland system, how these functions sustain the quality … Continue reading

6/2: Clear Water Phase Blog

The UW-Madison Center for Limnology has an interesting blog:  Clear-Water Phase:  Are We Missing Lake Mendota’s Window?  Click on the link for interesting reading.

Take A Stake in the Lakes

27th Annual Take a Stake Grows Year Round Fun (Madison, WI) It still doesn’t feel as though spring is here, but Take a Stake in Our Waters (formerly Take a Stake in the Lakes) is going strong. Take … Continue reading

UW Limnology Blog

A terrific source for all things related to our Yahara Lakes – events, talks, research, etc.

5/26: Lake-Use Survey Volunteers

LAKE-USE SURVEY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! The Clean Lakes Alliance is looking for volunteers to help administer brief surveys at public beaches, boat landings and lakeside parks.  The information will be used as part of a Yahara watershed-wide study to evaluate public … Continue reading

5/22: Dane County Expands Partnership w/Farmers

County Announces Expanded Partnership With Farm Families to Prevent Winter Manure Spreading, Reduce Phosphorus in Lakes County Executive Also Issues Progress Report on Lakes Clean Up, Clean Lakes Agenda for 2014 An expanded partnership with Dane County’s farm families and … Continue reading