Clean Lakes Alliance strives to build a community of people working to improve and protect water quality in the Yahara River Watershed. Learn more about our programs!
Yahara Watershed Academy
This course provides students with the knowledge, tools, leadership skills, and connections needed to meet today’s land and water conservation challenges. Learn more about the Yahara Watershed Academy.
Water quality monitoring
Our team of trained volunteers gather data on water clarity and temperature, observe beach conditions, and identify potentially harmful blue-green algal blooms. Learn about our citizen water quality monitoring program.
Lake Explorer Camp
Every summer, Clean Lakes Alliance partners with Madison Boats and the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County to give local kids a “crash course” in lake education and recreation. Learn more about the Lake Explorer Camp.
Renew the Blue Volunteer Days
Clean Lakes Alliance partners with local businesses and host site partners to conduct meaningful and rewarding volunteer days at lakeside parks and natural areas. Learn more about our volunteer days.
Back to the Beach
Clean Lakes Alliance is working to reignite community passion for our beaches and reimagine them as showcases for sustainability, function, and natural beauty. Learn more about our beach initiatives.