Category Archives: Nakoma Neighborhood

Some Winter Scenes from the Springs

The snow is deep. The lake is iced over. The springs flow on. Stevens Spring is barely a trickle but the warmth of the ground water and its radiant heat seems to be enough to keep the immediate stream channel … Continue reading

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Restoration Ecology in Wisconsin: Selected Photo Highlights from 2018

Below are a few photos from some of the restoration ecology projects that I tracked in 2018.  I have found that restoration ecology is a forward-looking, multifaceted discipline that has deep roots in the past and a future-oriented perspective.   … Continue reading

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Madison Plans to Repair Cherokee Drive Storm Water Channel

The City of Madison Engineering Division has announced its intention to re-grade and stabilize portions of the erosion-prone Cherokee Drive (Nakoma Park) storm water channel on the west side of Nakoma Park, just below Cherokee Drive.  A public information meeting … Continue reading

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Proposed Nakoma Park Projects to be Discussed at Public Information Meeting

The City of Madison is holding a public information meeting on Tuesday March 10 to discuss two proposed projects for Nakoma Park that would begin in 2015.  The meeting will be held at Thoreau Elementary School, next to Nakoma Park … Continue reading

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Image of The Week, January 20, 2013

Cherokee Drive Storm Water Channel

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