Monthly Archives: September 2016

Council Ring Spring

Located just off Arbor Drive and Monroe Street, in the UW-Madison Arboretum, the Council Ring Spring has an average annual flow of 221 gallons per minute. Situated below the Kenneth Jensen Wheeler Council Ring (designed by the famed landscape architect, … Continue reading

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Gorham Springs (aka Duck Pond Springs) on Nakoma Road: a review of “invasive species impacts”

Nakoma Road and  Monroe Street are two of the busiest thoroughfares in Madison.  But just a few feet away from where these two traffic arteries intersect, is one of the few remaining natural springs in the Lake Wingra Watershed. Just … Continue reading

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Dane County Trout Stream Habitat Improvement Project Implemented

In 1934 the Wisconsin Conservation Department (WCD) annexed land on private property near the Village of Token Creek in northeastern Dane County for the development of a large carp pond as a commercial venture. For the project, the Wisconsin Conservation … Continue reading

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