Clean Water Education
Saturday, June 25 - 10 am to 3 pm
Kids visiting the education tent can get a "clean water passport" which will be stamped upon visiting each of the exhibits. Completed passports will be entered into a drawing for some fun gift baskets!
Thanks to the following organizations who have offered their time and information on how we can all be better stewards of our precious water resources:
Lake Country Clean Waters is a coalition of stakeholders
seeking to bring people together to protect our Lake Country waterways.
Lake Pewaukee Sanitary District
View and handle aquatic plants (native and invasive) and “critters” to learn about nature’s residents of Pewaukee Lake.
The Pewaukee River Partnership is a community volunteer group that works to preserve, protect, promote and enhance the Pewaukee River and its surrounding watershed. Learn more about the Pewaukee River and its watershed as well as current and past projects of the partnership.
Oconomowoc Watershed Protection Program
Working in partnership to protect and improve the soil and water quality in the Oconomoc River watershed.
Freshwater mussels are an endangered species that can tell us a lot about the health of our waterways. Learn why mussels are important and about a statewide effort to monitor their populations.
Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club
See how this club had dedicated time and efforts to bring the Lake Country Clean Water Festival to Lake Country all while still practicing and performing water ski shows free to the community.
The mission of Tall Pines Conservancy is to preserve our rural heritage by protecting remaining farmland, water resources and natural areas and open spaces adjacent to and impacting Northwestern Waukesha County.
This farmer-led group assists with farmer education and engagement in conservation cost-share programs.
The objectives of these programs are to improve soil health and help preserve and protect our lakes and streams.
Walleyes for Tomorrow-Pewaukee Chapter
Learn about a new effort to improve the population of Walleye in Pewaukee Lake and see how you can become involved to make sure the habitat for Walleye thrives in Pewaukee Lake into the future.
Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use
Come learn about actions you can take to keep our waterways clean!
Waukesha County Green Team
Stop by and take the One Simple Act challenge and learn what you can do to keep our waters clean! This year we will highlight the benefits of rain gardens and our Grow Solar program.
Waukesha County Land Conservancy
Our exhibit will provide information on our mission and the work we do in the area. We have protected over 3,000 acres in Waukesha County, and have a few properties in the lake county area. We would love to highlight the work we do to protect our watersheds and waterways, and in re-establishing our local wetlands! We also have many volunteer opportunities for our community to get involved in, which include invasive species removal workdays, wildlife monitoring, and more.
The Pewaukee Green Team will have a display showing water infiltration into different types of soil with the purpose of advocating for rain gardens near Pewaukee Lake
Migratory Bird Management will have information on nuisance bird management and how that impacts water quality. They will have some give-aways and a bird management dog for people to meet.