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May
11
Mon
Well Water Testing Program: Sample Kit Pick Up @ Green Lake Town Square
May 11 @ 9:00 am – May 16 @ 5:00 pm
Well Water Testing Program: Sample Kit Pick Up @ Green Lake Town Square | Green Lake | Wisconsin | United States

The way the land is managed around your home can have a direct impact on groundwater quality. If your family uses a well for drinking water, do you know if it’s safe?  The Green Lake Association is sponsoring a well water testing program on Sunday, May 17.  Click here to learn more!

Step 1. Register

Registration and payment is required by May 10 to participate.  As part of the registration process, you will need to choose a water testing package. Register here today!

Step 2. Pick Up Testing Supplies

Participants will need to pick up a sample kit from one of 2 locations.  You can pick up materials ahead of time (May 11-17) at the GLA OFFICE, or on May 17 from the GLA OFFICE or RIPON TOWN HALL.

GLA OFFICE (All Week)
492 Hill Street, Green Lake, WI
Pick Up – May 11 – May 16 (9am – 4pm)    or    May 17 (8am – 4pm)

RIPON TOWN HALL (May 17 Only)
N8191 Douglas Street, Ripon, WI
Pick Up – May 17 Only | 8am – 4pm

Step 3. May 17: Collect Water Sample & Drop Off

On Sunday, May 17, participants will collect fresh tap water samples and return them that same day to one of our drop off locations. Individual test results will be mailed to participants.

GLA OFFICE
492 Hill Street, Green Lake, WI
Drop Off – May 17  | 8am-4pm

RIPON TOWN HALL
N8191 Douglas Street, Ripon, WI
May 17 Only | 8am – 4pm

Step 4. Learn More

We will host an optional public meeting to discuss trends in test results and local management issues in the Green Lake area. This program will take place on Thursday, June 25 at 7-8:30 PM at Green Lake Town Square (click here to learn more).

May
17
Sun
Well Water Testing Program: Sample Drop Off @ Green Lake Town Square
May 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Well Water Testing Program: Sample Drop Off @ Green Lake Town Square | Green Lake | Wisconsin | United States

The way the land is managed around your home can have a direct impact on groundwater quality. If your family uses a well for drinking water, do you know if it’s safe?  The Green Lake Association is sponsoring a well water testing program on Sunday, May 17.  Click here to learn more!

Step 1. Register

Registration and payment is required by May 10 to participate.  As part of the registration process, you will need to choose a water testing package. Register here today!

Step 2. Pick Up Testing Supplies

Participants will need to pick up a bottle kit from one of 2 locations.  You can pick up materials ahead of time (May 11-17) at the GLA OFFICE, or on May 17 from the GLA OFFICE or RIPON TOWN HALL.

GLA OFFICE (All Week)
492 Hill Street, Green Lake, WI
Pick Up – May 11 – May 16 (9am – 4pm)    or    May 17 (8am – 4pm)

RIPON TOWN HALL (May 17 Only)
N8191 Douglas Street, Ripon, WI
Pick Up – May 17 Only | 8am – 4pm

Step 3. May 17: Collect Water Sample & Drop Off

On Sunday, May 17, participants will collect fresh tap water samples and return them that same day to one of our drop off locations. Individual test results will be mailed to participants.

GLA OFFICE
492 Hill Street, Green Lake, WI
Drop Off – May 17  | 8am-4pm

RIPON TOWN HALL
N8191 Douglas Street, Ripon, WI
May 17 Only | 8am – 4pm

Step 4. Learn More

We will host an optional public meeting to discuss trends in test results and local management issues in the Green Lake area. This program will take place on Thursday, June 25 at 7-8:30 PM at Green Lake Town Square (click here to learn more).

Jun
20
Sat
Green Lake Association Annual Meeting @ Town Square
Jun 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Green Lake Association Annual Meeting @ Town Square | Green Lake | Wisconsin | United States

It’s been a busy year at the GLA, and we are excited to tell you all about it! Join us for this opportunity to learn how the GLA is leveraging our financial resources and aligning strategic partnerships in this unprecedented organizational response aimed at improving water quality.

This is a chance for GLA members to meet staff, our Board of Directors and neighbors to learn more about our work and activities. We will briefly review our previous year’s financial records and vote for new board members. Afterwards, we will highlight major GLA priorities and initiatives.

Featured Speaker: Dan Swick, The Delta Institute

Jun
25
Thu
Well Water Quality & Land Use in Green Lake @ Green Lake Town Square
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Well Water Quality & Land Use in Green Lake @ Green Lake Town Square | Green Lake | Wisconsin | United States

What did the GLA’s recent Well Water Testing Program’s results say about local land management and water quality?  Were there any geographic patterns in well water issues?  If you participated in the Well Water Testing program, how can you read your drinking water results and how do those results stack up with safe drinking water standards?

Learn about these issues and more at the Well Water & Land Use Public Session, presented by the UW-Stevens Point Center for Watershed Science and Education.  This event is free and open to the public.

Jul
11
Sat
Beekeeping and Prairie Tour @ Tuleta Hills Prairie
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Beekeeping and Prairie Tour @ Tuleta Hills Prairie | Markesan | Wisconsin | United States

Join the Green Team for a look into the exciting world of beekeeping! Join Jesse Nodolf, local beekeeper, as he explains the complex life of honey bees, how they produce honey, and how that honey is harvested for us to enjoy!

In addition, participants will enjoy a tour of Tuleta Hill Prairie, a restored prairie that is now part of the Green Lake Conservancy! Learn how native prairie plants support healthy honey bees and how pesticides and the destruction of habitat are creating a global epidemic for bees.

Parking

Park along the roadside on Tuleta Hill Road.

NOTES

This event is weather dependent. In the event that conditions are unsuitable for the event, the event will be rescheduled. Please visit our Event Calendar for the latest updates.

Aug
14
Fri
An Evening With Bats @ Green Lake Conference Center
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening With Bats @ Green Lake Conference Center | Green Lake | Wisconsin | United States

***NOTE THE TIME CHANGE.  NEW TIME IS 7:30-9PM.***

Join the Green Team and Master Naturalist, Tom Wagner, as we explore the mysterious world of bats! Featuring a discussion from bat experts, participants will learn all about bats, and common misconceptions will be debunked. Afterwards, we’ll head outdoors to use special equipment that will track bats as they fly through the air!

The details of this event are still being determined, so stay up to date by checking out our Events Calendar.

LOCATION

This event will take place at the Green Lake Conference Center in the C. Oscar Johnson Hall located on Camp Road (Camp Rd runs between Log Cabin  Rd and Cabin Rd).  Click here for a Green Lake Conference Center Map

NOTES

This event is weather dependent. In the event that conditions are unsuitable for the event, the event will be rescheduled.

Jun
16
Sat
Green Lake Association Annual Meeting @ Goose Blind Grill & Bar
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Green Lake Association Annual Meeting @ Goose Blind Grill & Bar | Green Lake | Wisconsin | United States

Saturday, June 16 from 9 – 11 AM | Goose Blind Grill & Bar, 512 Gold Street, Green Lake

Summer in Green Lake is just unfolding, but the Green Lake Association is already busy implementing robust strategies on behalf of a cleaner Big Green.

The public is invited to attend the Green Lake Association’s annual meeting on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9-11 AM at the Goose Blind Grill & Bar, 512 Gold Street, Green Lake. This is an opportunity to celebrate and assess the previous year and to launch new programs and initiatives. Complimentary refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Find out how we plan to increase our lake management momentum this year!