Clean Water Education

Saturday, June 26 - 10 am to 3 pm

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

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.

Pewaukee River Partnership

The Pewaukee River Partnership is a community volunteer group that works to preserve, protect, promote and enhance the Pewaukee River and its surrounding watershed.

Oconomowoc Watershed Protection Program

Working in partnership to protect and improve the soil and water quality in the Oconomoc River watershed.

Carroll University

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.

Tall Pines Conservancy

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.

Farmers for Lake Country

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.

University of Wisconsin Extension Lakes

The University of Wisconsin provides numerous education and outreach information to help all lake lovers protect in partnership our legacy of lakes. 

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences

Explore water science research and learning through the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, the first school in the country dedicated to freshwater sciences. Our graduate students and scientists tackle climate change, ensure safe drinking water, protect our lakes and beaches,  and advance sustainable fisheries. New this fall - an undergraduate program!

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 see how a collection of macroinvertebrates collected from a local stream can provide an index of water quality.

Waukesha County Green Team
Stop by and see our interactive displays, then take the Eco-Action Challenge and learn about simple actions you can take to dramatically reduce your water footprint!

Pewaukee Green Team

Come learn about the activties of the newly-formed Pewaukee Green Team and find out how you can turn leaf litter and food waste into nutrient rich compost for your yard and garden!

Many thanks to the following sponsors who make this festival possible: