CELEBRATING OUR LAKES, RIVERS, & WETLANDS
Caring for our Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands 365 Days a Year

CELEBRATING OUR LAKES, RIVERS, & WETLANDS
Caring for our Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands 365 Days a Year


About Take a Stake

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For more than 25 years, Take a Stake volunteers have been working to protect and improve the lakes, streams and wetlands of Dane County. Join in the celebration by participating in the wide range of activities and events happening in and around Dane County lakes, rivers and wetlands all year long.

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Events

5/30/2015
May
30

Four Lakes Scuba "Take a Stake" Dive

TBA

Time and Place: Lake Monona

Contact: StakeInTheLakes@FourLakesScubaClub.org


5/30/2015
May
30

Planning Meeting: Lake Monona Water Walk 2015

We just had our first info/planning meeting on the Lake Monona Water Walk 2015 celebration. Energies are moving in a beautiful way on behalf of the Waters.  So much has transpired since the first walk in 2012.  Good things for our Lake and many, many more Walks (most recently at Lake Winnebago). Please check out our website:   www.LakeMononaWaterWalk.org  and also www.WaterWalkersUnited.com Let us know if you can lend support of any kind and help us sprea …

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5/31/2015
May
31

Rob’s Sugar River Ramble

Connect with the Upper Sugar River Watershed by land and water as you cycle through the beautiful countryside, then paddle the Sugar River until you reach your destination near Paoli, WI. Transportation and a locally-sourced lunch is included!All proceeds support the Upper Sugar River Watershed Association, a non-profit organization that provides leadership for continuous resource improvement through strategic partnerships that benefit the watershed’s land, water and people.Rob’s Su …

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5/31/2015
May
31

Four Lakes Scuba "Take a Stake" Dive

TBA

Time and Place: Lake Mendota

Contact: StakeInTheLakes@FourLakesScubaClub.org


6/3/2015
Jun
3

Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy Restoration Workday

Work parties will meet the first Wednesday of each month from 9:00 AM - 12 noon. Volunteers will pull invasives, cut brush, and/or gather seed. 

Time and Place: Volunteers should meet at the Pheasant Branch Dane County Parking lot.  1.2 miles north of Century Avenue on Pheasant Branch Road, unless instructed otherwise. 

Contact: If you would like to be added to the FOPB email list to receive reminders of work days, or for more info please contactoffice@pheasantbranch.org



Aquatic Debris Collection

This spring Dane County is sponsoring a Take a Stake in Our Waters Spring Cleanup event. A shoreline trash and aquatic debris pickup from piers on the Yahara Chain of Lakes will take place starting the week of May 18, 2015. Shoreline residents are asked to have all items ready for pickup and at the end of their piers by 7:00 am on their scheduled pickup day.

May 18th – Monday

  • Lake Mendota
  • Lake Kegonsa

May 20th – Wednesday

  • Lake Monona
  • Lake Waubesa

If you don't currently reside at your lakefront property, please make sure that those who live there are aware of this shoreline debris collection.

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