Related Links

American Rivers
Restore. Protect. Enjoy. American Rivers is an online community of river activists and friends.

City of Middleton
See what's happening in Middleton, just east of the headwaters of the Black Earth Creek Watershed.

Clean Lakes Alliance
The Lake-O-Gram is intended to keep our friends and partners up to date with our current efforts.

Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commission
A coordinating and advisory agency within Dane County government, the Commission's charge is to protect and improve water quality, as well as the scenic, economic, recreational, and environmental value of Dane County's water resources. This page offers links to several local watershed and natural resource groups.

Dane County Land Conservation Department
The Dane County LCD is currently working hard to implement the new count erosion control and stormwater management ordinence to help protect the land and waters of Dane County, including the Black Earth Creek Watershed.

Dane County Parks Department
Year-round recreational opportunities abound throughout the Dane County Park System. Whether you enjoy fast-paced physical fun or quiet enjoyment, Dane County Parks offer you countywide locations for quick get-aways from urban settings and offer custom-built recreational facilities amid splendid natural beauty. Imagine all you can do year-round throughout the Dane County Park System.

Dane County Regional Planning Commission
Dane County Regional Planning Commission works alongside the citizens of Dane County and their representative members of government to address the increasingly complex water quality and land use planning issues in Dane County Wisconsin.

Ice Age Park and Trail Foundation
Working cooperatively with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, National Park Service, many local governments, businesses and private landowners, IAPTF staff and volunteers work to protect, promote, build and maintain the many segments of the Ice Age Trail a thousand-mile national and state scenic trail located entirely in Wisconsin. The purpose of the Trail is to tell the story of the Ice Age and continental glaciation along a scenic footpath.

Natural Heritage Land Trust
The Black Earth Creek Watershed is a priority area for the conservation efforts of NHLT. They are working to foster land and water conservation and promote an environmental ethic. Click on the link for more information.

River Alliance of Wisconsin
The River Alliance of Wisconsin is a non-profit, non-partisan group of citizens, organizations and businesses dedicated to advocating for the protection, enhancement and restoration of our rivers and watersheds.

Trout Unlimited-Southern WI Chapter
Black Earth Creek is in the top 100 of America's premiere trout streams according to Trout Unlimited. The Southern Wisconsin Chapter of Trout Unlimited has long been active in the protection of and long term wise management of the Black Earth Creek Watershed.

Upper Sugar River Watershed Association
An organization that serves as a forum to preserve and enhance the Upper Sugar River Watershed resources through impartial partnership among diverse community interests.

Village of Black Earth
Visit Black Earth, home of the Black Earth Creek Watershed.

Village of Cross Plains
Visit Cross Plains, located in the heart of the Black Earth Creek Watershed.

Village of Mazomanie
Visit Mazomanie, located on the northwestern border of the Black Earth Creek Watershed.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Black Earth Creek Watershed
Visit the DNR site for information on projects concerning BEC Watershed.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Division of Water
The WDNR is working to protect the waters of Wisconsin. Click here to see what the are doing.


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