Category Archives: Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association

Sightings of Free-range Monarchs* in Southern Wisconsin Are Rare So Far This Year

But reports of sightings have increased in the second and third weeks of August. Sightings of monarchs are few and far between here in southern Wisconsin.  I saw my first monarch of the season on Friday August 12 in a … Continue reading

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Greening of Monroe Street to be Feature of Monroe Street Festival October 10

Greening Monroe Street The Friends of Lake Wingra, the watershed-based citizens’ group,  has been working with the Wisconsin Environmental Initiative, Edgewood College Sustainability Leadership Program and other partners over the last few months on a plan to carry out some tactical urbanism … Continue reading

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Scenes Along the Nature and History Trail

Don’t Forget the Afternoon in the Park with Jens, this Sunday September 20, 2015 from 2pm to 3:30.  Meet at the south entrance to Glenwood Children’s Park.

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Jazz in the Park Will Be Greener This Year

The 2015 musical event in Wingra Park strives for zero-waste The 24th annual party in the park is a celebration of the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association (DMNA) and features live jazz music, kid’s activities and a local arts and craft fair.  Jazz … Continue reading

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Glenwood Children’s Park Work Party on Saturday April 25.

The Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association has announced a public work party at Glenwood Children’s Park on Saturday April 25, 2015 from 10am until 1pm.  The park is at the intersection of Glenway Street and the SouthWest Bike Path. “Come see the … Continue reading

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Proposal for Apartments and Retail at 3414 Monroe St. Rejected by Landmarks Commission–Again

The Madison Landmarks Commission rejected, for the second time, a proposal to build new apartments and retail at 3414 Monroe Street, according to a story in the Wisconsin State Journal.  The commission ruled Monday night (03.02.15) that the proposed 4-story, 41,000 … Continue reading

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Monroe Street Reconstruction Planning–Listening Session #2

Monroe Street–an important social, cultural, and economic hub of the Lake Wingra Watershed– is scheduled to be resurfaced and reconstructed in 2015 and 2016.  Residents of the Wingra Watershed will have an opportunity to learn about, and participate in, planning … Continue reading

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