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Casey Hanson

Questions to Help You Process the Vilas Park Master Plan Concepts

A survey is now available for you to review different concepts for the Vilas Park Master Plan. The survey will ask for your preferences for the location of the shelter, the future of Vilas Park Drive, the layout of parking, playgrounds, lagoon management, and park amenities. You can also share what concepts you think are missing. If you’d …

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Social Distance Activities

Family-Friendly Recreational & Educational Watershed Activities for Social Distancing

Our mission is to promote a healthy Lake Wingra through an active watershed community. It feels a little weird to use the term active community and COVID-19 in the same sentence, but we want to let you know we can be active together. It just might look a little different than we’re used to while …

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Wingra ABCs

Our mission is to promote a healthy Lake Wingra through an active watershed community. Part of this starts with learning about all the beautiful things Lake Wingra’s watershed provides and understanding ways you can make an impact at home! We have a variety of Wingra ABC activities you can do with your family to increase …

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Meet Your Local Toad

The American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus), occasionally affectionately called the hop toad, is one of the most common species of toads in North America. Each of its three subspecies are commonly found in the prairies and wetlands in the Northeastern quadrant of the United States and Canada. Lake Wingra, a perfectly damp environment for the American …

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be 1% better.

We are excited to announce Friends of Lake Wingra joined 1% for the Planet! 1% for the Planet is a global network that connects us with businesses and individuals who pledge to give 1% back. Business give back 1% in terms of monetary donations, in-kind donations, or approved advertising. Individuals can give back 1% of …

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