Site Visit Opportunities under Landowner Education Series This Week

See Events for these great opportunities to visit sites managed under the Forest Weed grant. Please attend, see what others have done and learn what you can do on your private land. 2015 FoMR Calendar Thursday May 14 6:00p,m. Invasive Species Education Series Workshop Walking Tour Visit this site and see what is possible. Frederick Property, W5198 Bluff Read more about Site Visit Opportunities under Landowner Education Series This Week[…]

Knowles Nelson Stewardship Fund is threatened under Governor Walker’s budget proposal

The Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program protects Wisconsin’s lands, waters, clean air, human health, working forests and the jobs they provide, tourism revenue, wildlife habitat and the trails, parks, lakes, rivers and forests where we walk, fish, hunt, ski and enjoy the outdoors.  The Mukwonago River Unit of the Southern Kettle Moraine Forest was purchased using these Read more about Knowles Nelson Stewardship Fund is threatened under Governor Walker’s budget proposal[…]

Hike the TNC Meyer Nature Preserve

Tomorrow, March 29. Hike the Meyer Nature Preserve 11:00am-1 p.m. (Jerry Ziegler, Nature Conservancy) Directions: The preserve is located at S104-W38319 Highway 67, about 2.5 miles southwest of Eagle. The entry drive is one mile southwest of the intersection of Highway 67 and Highway LO. A picturesque combination of woodlands, restored prairies and wetlands, this 652-acre preserve is a primary headwaters Read more about Hike the TNC Meyer Nature Preserve[…]

Signing contracts next week under the Forest Weed Grant

Friends had nine applicants under this grant and we are signing contracts with eight landowners with from 1-4 acres which will be reimbursed for terrestrial invasive removal. We think this is a great program which will teach landowners how to deal with invasive removal and after removal projects and will help us to educate others Read more about Signing contracts next week under the Forest Weed Grant[…]

Financial Assistance to Remove Invasives for Watershed Landowners

FOREST WEED GRANT LANDOWNER OPPORTUNITY! Application Deadline February 1, 2015 Got Buckthorn? Frustrated with Garlic Mustard? Loathe Honeysuckle? Now is your chance to fight back and receive financial assistance from Friends of the Mukwonago River! Landowners in the Mukwonago River Watershed have a unique opportunity to learn control techniques for these and other invasive species while Read more about Financial Assistance to Remove Invasives for Watershed Landowners[…]

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.