Category Archives: Westmorland Neighborhood Association

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

Posted in Community-based restoration, Ecological restoration, Midwest Great Lakes Chapter, Nakoma Neighborhood, Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, Prairie plants, Prairie restoration, Prescribed fire, Restoration ecology, Restoration in Madison Wisconsin, SER MWGL, Society for Ecological Restoration, SW Bike Path, The Aldo Leopold Foundation, The Prairie Enthusiasts, Westmorland Neighborhood Association | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Unintended Negative Impacts of City Projects on the SW Bike Path

Madison, Wisconsin residents who live in the neighborhoods that hug the City’s SW Commuter Bike Path are accustomed to City-sponsored projects that go awry, that yield negative impacts from maintenance activities, or that simply produce the opposite of intended outcomes. … Continue reading

Posted in City of Madison Engineering Division, Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association, Glenway Prairie, Glenwood Childrne's Park, Mud Season, SW Bike Path, SW Bike Path lighting proposal, Westmorland Neighborhood Association | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lake Wingra Watershed Planning Process–An Overwiew

The City of Madison Engineering Division is leading a planning process to develop a watershed management plan for the 3,500 acre Lake Wingra watershed.   Planning has been underway since February, 2013 with the guidance of a steering team composed … Continue reading

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