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[…]
Help us thank your Friends’ sponsors for their support. You can become a sponsor and help us with our mission and be recognized for your support of the Mukwonago River. FOMR Sponsorship categories & form 2014. Print and mail the form today.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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.
June 21st Paddle the Beulah Lake tributary 9:00am Start Directions: We have been given permission to park vehicles and launch boats from one of the property owners along the tributary. From Hwy “J” use the drive way at with address sign 1614 (just to the west of Double D’s bar). The unnamed tributary that flows through Read more about June 21 Paddle/June 22 Highway Cleanup[…]
Our 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast hosted with the Lake Beulah Yacht Club and Lake Beulah Protective and Improvement Association. This is a fundraiser for Friends and a means to introduce our organization to the Lake Beulah and Walworth County part of the watershed. Everyone in the watershed is welcome and we hope to meet you Read more about 2014 Watershed Pancake Breakfast[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Hike Crooked Creek Nature Preserve Saturday April 12, 2014 9:00 a.m. Directions:Turn west onto Bluff road at the intersection of Nature Road/Bluff road (.3 miles north of Hwy “J”). Travel .6 miles to the preserve access point, which is on the north (right) side of the road and marked by a sign. There is a Read more about April 12 Crooked Creek Nature Preserve Hike[…]