Category Archives: Lake protection

Throwback Thursday: Wondering About the Condition of Your Waterway?

(Although this post was originally published on February 3, 12014  the topic remains relevant) Now There is a Way to Satisfy Your Curiosity Wondering about the health of your local lake?  Is the neighborhood stream polluted?   What pollutants were found?  … Continue reading

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Wondering About the Condition of Your Waterway?

Now There is a Way to Satisfy Your Curiosity Wondering about the health of your local lake?  Is the neighborhood stream polluted?   What pollutants were found?  What is being done about it? A nifty new website from the U.S. Environmental … Continue reading

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WEI’s Clean Clear Waters Challenge for Local Builders

If you are interested in conserving and restoring our lands and waters you will be interested in this news release just in from the Wisconsin Environmental Initiative (WEI) inviting you to their latest initiative to move us toward a “sustainable … Continue reading

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Madison Engineer Reveals Social Experiment Intent of Alum Application

Proposal Designed to Test Public Acceptance of Treating Rainfall As If It Were Part of Sanitary Sewer System Weakened Commitment to Promote Rainfall Infiltration Signals Policy Shift The City of Madison Engineering Division has designed its alum application trial project … 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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More Lake Shoreline Clean Up Events This Week

The 25th annual Take a Stake in the Lakes Days continues this week with a trio of fun events such as, “Paddle With The Birds on Lake Wingra on Tuesday June 12th; Paddle to Work Day on Thursday June 14th; … Continue reading

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What’s Going On In Scummy Pond?

During these Take a Stake in the Lakes Days, it might be a good idea to look at local efforts to protect and restore Lake Wingra and the wetlands that surround it. Of special interest to this blog is the … Continue reading

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