Joan Kramer Award

Joan Kramer – Joan is a sweet lady who lives on the 14 Mile in an area that is very difficult for us to access for testing.  She believes in our work protecting the watershed and has given us access through her property so we can safely and effectively perform our monthly sampling.  We are […]

Heartland Farms Award

Heartland Farms – Jeremie and Alicia Pavelski help run one of the largest crop farms in Wisconsin. You’ve seen the signs all over our area. Jeremie and Alicia hosted us for a tour of their farm and operations facility this summer. They are the new generation, utilizing technology to farm more efficiently, economically, and eco-friendly. […]

Owen Rock Cranberries Award

Owen Rock Cranberries – Mark Mahoney, owner, and Jim Bielmeier, marsh manager, hosted a tour of their marsh this fall.  They have the same concerns with over-abundance of Nitrates in the water as we have.  Excess Nitrates in the water makes for leggy cranberry plants resulting in less growth of berries.  For us, it’s Blue-Green […]

Committee Person of the Year

Dear John, You have been chosen as the 14 Mile Creek Watershed Committee Person of The Year.  You stand out among the many dedicated volunteers on this citizen committee.  As a member from day 1, you’re the first to volunteer and the last to leave when the work is done.  Your commitment to monthly water […]

Beach Club Recommendations

Beach Club Recommendations Posted November 18. 2021 The Adams County Land & Water Conservation Department (LWCD) received a grant from the Wisconsin DNR to survey and create a shoreline protection plan for each beach club located on the Tri Lakes. These beach clubs make up 11% of all waterfront property/shorelines on the lakes. It is […]

March 12, 2021 Event

14 MILE WATER WEEK FLYER View the Flyer for more information Please Join Us! To Register:  https://uwmadison.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lf-iqrDgiG9x3tGeKjaRTF5X_q4C18Rj_

Clean Water Cooperator – Nov 2019

Clean Water Cooperator – Nov 2019 Wendy and Dave Newsom bought their home on a large bay on Upper Camelot.  Their lot slopes steeply towards the lake and presented issues for mowing and contributed to runoff into the lake.

Conditional Approval of 9 Key Element Plan!

Summary of the Nine Key Element Plan conditionally approved on 6/8/2020 The Nine Key Element Plan for our 14 Mile Creek Watershed has been conditionally approved by the Environmental Protection Agency and the DNR. It’s a 10-year project with an estimated cost of $8 million. The request for a plan was first made to our […]