Applications for 2020/21 WDNR Landowner Forest Weed Grants due August 31, 2020

WDNR FOREST WEED GRANT LANDOWNER OPPORTUNITY! Reimbursement for your restoration work at $/Acre.  Application Deadline August 31, 2020. 2020 FWG Land Owner Application & Rubric Got Buckthorn? Frustrated with Garlic Mustard? Loathe Honeysuckle? Other new invasives on your mind? Now is your chance to fight back and receive financial assistance from Friends of the Mukwonago River! Read more about Applications for 2020/21 WDNR Landowner Forest Weed Grants due August 31, 2020[…]

Cancelled ==2020 Annual Member Meeting == Cancelled

Due to the Covid-19 virus threat we are cancelling this meeting for everyone’s safety. We will reschedule when appropriate. “Thinking Like a Watershed” Our featured speaker, Greg Rajsky, Executive Director at the Kettle Moraine Land Trust with a solid background in land stewardship and ecological restoration will be talking about how we can protect our and enhance Read more about Cancelled ==2020 Annual Member Meeting == Cancelled[…]

Southern Kettle Moraine Waters Master Plan

Comment period ends April 23. Please weigh in on this important property in the watershed. This plan will determine its direction for a long period. Your opinion on the master plan is valuable. Survey on WDNR site below. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has developed a draft master plan for the Southern Kettle Moraine Read more about Southern Kettle Moraine Waters Master Plan[…]

Friends’ Annual Member Meeting This Week!

Friends of the Mukwonago River, Inc.  2018 ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING  “The fishes of the Mukwonago River watershed: a special place”. John Lyons, speaker. SATURDAY MARCH 24, 2018  9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division St. Mukwonago 53149 Featured speaker, John Lyons, adjunct curator of fishes at the University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum. “At the Read more about Friends’ Annual Member Meeting This Week![…]

Outreach and Engagement Coordinator

Friends Job Posting September 2017 Outreach and Engagement Coordinator The Friends of the Mukwonago River, a grassroots non-profit organization located in Southeastern Wisconsin, seeks a part-time Outreach and Engagement Coordinator to design and deliver community education programs, plan and deliver opportunities for people to explore the Mukwonago River Watershed, and engage residents and users of Read more about Outreach and Engagement Coordinator[…]

Rewilding the Mukwonago River

Rewilding Reminder ! Remember our Member meeting! Rewilding (conservation biology) in our watershed. Relevant idea? Wikipedia definition paraphrased for our purposes, “Rewilding is conservation aimed at restoring and protecting natural processes and wilderness areas, providing connectivity between such areas. Rewilding projects may require ecological restoration or wilderness engineering, particularly to restore connectivity between fragmented protected areas. Read more about Rewilding the Mukwonago River[…]