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Leaf mulch: good for the flowerbed, good for the watershed

by Tim Kuhman (Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Edgewood College and Friends of Lake Wingra board member)   Every autumn as the days get noticeably shorter with each passing day and the trees throughout my neighborhood begin to drop their leaves, I watch as frustrated homeowners tackle the Sisyphean task of raking those leaves …

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Watershed Plan Presentation

Join representatives from Friends of Lake Wingra at Wingra boats to learn about the Watershed Management Plan that has been developed for Lake Wingra.  Over the past few years we have been working together with City of Madison Engineering and other partners in consultation with Strand Associates to develop a plan to improve the health …

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13th District Alder Forum Workshop – Monroe Street Reconstruction

Last week Friends of Lake Wingra and the Edgewood College Sustainability Leadership Program co-hosted an interactive forum where attendees got to meet and interact with the candidates (Sara Eskrich & Zach Madden) running for the alder position in the 13th District.  The topic of the meeting was the upcoming reconstruction of Monroe Street.  The discussion …

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