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, July 25, 2016

YES:      Aquatic vegetation (lake weeds, algae), debris washed up on shore (trash, dead fish, etc.)

NO:        Yard waste or brush (grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs), household waste (garbage, pet waste, etc.)

Barges will make ONE pass around the lake. Have debris on your pier by 6 amMonday so you don’t miss the collection. It may be a few days until they get to your pier. If the water adjacent to your pier is too shallow to allow our access from the water, we may not be able to pick up debris from your pier.

Questions about this shoreline cleanup? Call John Reimer at (608) 224-3612. For all other questions about Dane County waters, visit www.danewaters.com. For information on Take a Stake in Our Waters, year-round opportunities to learn about and volunteer to improve Dane County lakes, streams and wetlands, go to www.takeastake.org.

If you don’t currently reside at your lakefront property, please make sure that those who live there are aware of this shoreline debris collection.

Susan Sandford
Strategic Engagement Coordinator

Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds
Phone: (608) 224-3617

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