Land & Water Resources Department
The Dane County Land & Water Resources Department (LWRD) ensures the protection and enhancement of Dane County's natural, cultural, and historic resources; provides the County's citizens with a broad array of accessible, high quality resource-based recreational services and facilities; and supports citizens, communities, local governments and other agencies and organizations in their resource management and protection activities. LWRD consists of five divisions: Administration, Land Conservation, Office of Lakes and Watersheds, Parks, and Water Resource Engineering.
Administration provides behind the scenes support and oversight of department functions.
Land Conservation provides conservation planning assistance and technical service in the area of soil and water conservation to landowners, land users, and decision-makers of Dane County, Wisconsin.
- 7/20/2018 - Prairie Planting Capital Springs Recreation Area
- 7/20/2018 - Volunteer Restoration Workdays @ Dane County Parks
- 7/21/2018 - Pheasant Branch Conservancy - Restoration Workdays
- 7/21/2018 - UW Madison Arboretum Grady Tract Work Party
- 7/22/2018 - Friends of Stewart Lake County Park - Monthly Volunteer Workday
- 7/22/2018 - Free Native Plants for School and Community Projects Application Deadline
- 7/28/2018 - UW Madison Arboretum Core Area/Curtis Prairie Work Party
- 8/3/2018 - Sugar Maple Music Festival @ Lake Farm County Park
- 8/8/2018 - Dairy Heifer Grazing Tour
- 8/14/2018 - Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers & Landowners Workshop
- 8/14/2018 - Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers and Landowners
- 8/18/2018 - Statewide Snapshot Day @ Festge County Park
- 8/21/2018 - Nutrient Management Plan Writing Refresher Workshop
- 8/25/2018 - Barks for Parks! fundraiser for Dane County Dog Parks!
- 8/30/2018 - Pollinator Habitat Planning for Farmers and Landowners
- 9/28/2018 - Harvest Moon- Capital Spring Recreation Area- Friday,September 28, 2018 (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
- 12/1/2018 - Arboretum Wingra Oak Savanna Work Party