Monthly Archives: October 2012

Scenes Around Lake Wingra

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Portland’s Sustainable Stormwater Management

Portland, Oregon, with a city population of 583,000 and over 2 million in the metro area of 145 square miles receives an average annual precipitation total of just over 37 inches.  When this rainfall hits the ground it becomes storm … Continue reading

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SW Bike Path Lighting Proposal Will Be Introduced to City Council on 10.30.12

According to Sue Ellingson (Alder, Madison District 13) the Southwest Path lighting proposal will begin the City of Madison legislative process when it is referred for introduction at the 10/30 Council meeting.   No action will be taken nor will there … Continue reading

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Funding for Prairie Research Offered

from Prairie Biotic Research, Inc. Prairie Biotic Research, Inc. is an innovative, non-profit, grass-roots organization of prairie enthusiasts devoted to providing grants for and facilitating grant writing for other prairie and savanna aficionados.   Prairie Biotic Research has just announced … Continue reading

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Yahara Lakes: Implementing a Vision on Nov. 9

If  you are interested in the health of Lake Wingra and the rest of the Madison lakes, then consider attending the symposium on Nov. 9 called,  “Yahara Lakes: Implementing a Vision”.   Register today for the conversation and learning experience … Continue reading

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