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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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2019 Wingra Creek Cleanup

Weather Update: We will brave the elements and have this event, rain, shine, or snow! Event will end in the case of constant heavy downpour or lightning. If you’re feeling adventurous, make sure to bring rain gear. Your safety is our top priority so please only come if you feel safe walking on potential wet terrain …

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Meet Your Local Aquatic Plant: The Common Bladderwort

By Hannah Buscemi The common bladderwort is an aquatic plant native to the Northern hemisphere, and it can be found in Wisconsin and Lake Wingra. In fact, out of all the Madison area Lakes, this includes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, Kegonsa, Lower & Upper Mud Lake, and the Yahara River, Lake Wingra was the only one to …

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