Saturday, June 24 - 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.
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.
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.
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
The exhibit will show run off from pavement vs runoff from soil and will highlight the damage caused by impervious surfaces to our waters.
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!
Our exhibit will provide information on our land and water conservation in Waukesha County
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
Learn about exciting opportunities for an in-demand career in environmental health and water quality! Hands-on activities will help increase your knowledge of the need to take care of our precious waterways.
Women Who Kayak was developed as a community for women to come together and share their favorite kayaking experiences and tips, to develop friendships, and participate in events that help preserve our precious waterways. We regularly host cleanup paddles across the state.
We will bring aquatic macroinvertebrates from a stream and discuss how we can use macroinvertebrates to learn about a stream's water quality.
Waukesha County Aquatic Invasive Species
We will exhibit aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin and the surrounding area, talk about their impacts on waterways as well as prevention steps.