Yahara Portal

Explore the legacy and future of the Yahara Lakes and Watershed

The Yahara Watershed

The Yahara lakes are an interconnected living system vital to our quality of life. Click on the region you want to explore to learn more about Lake Mendota, Lakes Wingra and Monona, Lake Waubesa, and Lake Kegonsa.

Recent Blog Posts

Dennis Presser cared deeply about the Yahara watershed, and he worked hard to improve it.

The "Beyond Water's Edge" photography contest and exhibition is one fun way that the Dane County Lakes and Watershed

The “Beyond the Water’s Edge” photography and poetry exhibition is now open at the Crossroads Coffeehouse at 2020 Mai