December, 2021 We are delighted to welcome Regan Botsford and Katy Thostenson to the Friends of Lake Wingra Board of Directors! Regan and Katy bring a wealth of talent and […]
October, 2021 Have you seen the new turtle mural above the storm drain at Vilas Park? It features two of Lake Wingra’s favorite creatures to spot: the snapping and painted
On June 16, 2021 at 9 a.m. the City of Madison formally dedicated a new rain garden to Roger Bannerman. You can find it on the corner of Sheldon Street
With how much our community enjoys walking, running, bicycling we have some updates on opportunities that relate to the “Lake Wingra loop.” At the time of this blog post, we don’t have any suggested actions unless you want to email your Alder with any thoughts you have on these topics. We will try to keep you updated as appropriate. The two topics we have updates on are the Vilas park Drive Car-Free Interim Plan and the Woodrow “gap” in the Lake Wingra loop.
In March, the City of Madison Board of Parks Commissioners voted to approve the Vilas Park Master Plan. During that process, the Ho-Chunk Nation, the Friends of Lake Wingra and
Chloride levels have increased in our Madison lakes over the decades. In fact, Lake Wingra has the highest chloride concentration out of all the Yahara-chain lakes. Water softeners contribute to
As we move closer to the spring equinox this Saturday, March 20th, here are some wintertime photos to enjoy from the Lake as well as some of early signs of