Thank you for your support for our Mission

Friends would  love your continued membership and support for the great work we do in the Mukwonago River watershed to educate and advocate for its health and well being.  Your support is critical to the watershed remaining in its pristine condition. It is your contribution of time and money that allows us to be the Read more about Thank you for your support for our Mission[…]

Watershed Awareness Weekend 2014

Mukwonago River Watershed Awareness Fall Event WDNR Forest Headquarters, S91 W39091 State Hwy. 59, Eagle, WI  53119 262-594-6200 November 8, 2014 All who work, live, and recreate in the Mukwonago River watershed are invited to this special workshop which will educate about the threats to the watershed by aquatic and terrestrial invasive species and what you can do about Read more about Watershed Awareness Weekend 2014[…]

Self Guided Hike – Pickerel Lake Fen

October 18, 2014  9:00 a.m. Self guided. View fall colors from TNC Pickerel Lake Preserve. Directions: N8957 Pickerel Jay Road East Troy, WI 53120. Upper parking lot or park in a lot on Pickerel Lake Road for the South addition. The Nature Conservancy has established its Mukwonago River Watershed project office on 40 acres located on Read more about Self Guided Hike – Pickerel Lake Fen[…]

Paddle with Friends Eagle Spring Lake- Lulu Lake

September 13th Paddle Eagle Springs Lake to Lulu Lake 9:00 am  The classic Mukwonago River watershed paddle through the channel to Lulu.  Boat rentals are available at Eagle Springs Pub so you don’t have to have your own boat in order to participate.  Lulu Lake is a 95-acre kettle lake with excellent water quality and tremendous surrounding Read more about Paddle with Friends Eagle Spring Lake- Lulu Lake[…]

Aquatic Invasive Species Training July 12

AIS Monitoring Training Please join us for this Citizen Lake Monitoring Network training for any individual to assist Friends under our AIS grant with WDNR to monitor Corbicula fluminea over the next two years. Please contact our Watershed Coordinator, Eric Howden with questions and registration by July 5. We look forward to working with you.

Friends Awarded $60,000 AIS Grant

Friends of the Mukwonago River is pleased to announce that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has accepted its proposal for an Aquatic Invasive Species Control grant. For 15 years Friends has worked to preserve and protect the Mukwonago River and the surrounding watershed; a river system that is widely recognized as having some of Read more about Friends Awarded $60,000 AIS Grant[…]

Friends’ Calendar of Hikes/Paddles 2014

Based on the tremendous response we had in 2013, Friends has a fun and exciting schedule of paddles and hikes that explore the many wonderful corners of the Mukwonago River watershed.  Watch for these events as details may change. April 12th Hike the Crooked Creek Nature Preserve, Wonderful, successful hike with 13 folks which Jerry Ziegler narrated. Read more about Friends’ Calendar of Hikes/Paddles 2014[…]

Excellent Got Buckthorn? Presentation

Our presentation last night was excellent, very informative, and helpful to the landowners who have this invasive and others on their property. The two speakers’ presentations are under the Science tab, under Resources. Kudos to Laura Giese and Jacki Lewis for keeping our guests informed and engaged. Thank you to Barb Holtz for carrying this event Read more about Excellent Got Buckthorn? Presentation[…]