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Registration Still Open for Yahara Paddle Adventure – June 4,5,6, 2010

May 28, 2010
Sue Jones, 224-3764 (office) 514-5452 (cell)
Land & Water Resources

Who:   Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commission, county agencies, municipal and private partners, area residents

What: A guided canoe and kayak trip through the Madison lakes featuring presentations on the environmental, cultural and historical treasures of the Yahara waterways, and tips on how to preserve these resources.  $20 registration fee applies to one segment or all four and includes shuttle service, Saturday lunch and camping.

When: June 4, 5, 6, 2010

  • Friday 6/4

                  2:00 p.m.            Depart from School Road Boat Landing in Cherokee Marsh
                  7:30 p.m.            Arrive at Mendota County Park on Lake Mendota
                  8:30 p.m.            Campfire program featuring guest speaker

  •  Saturday 6/5

                10:00 a.m.            Depart from Tenney Park Boat Landing on Lake Mendota
                  1:00 p.m.            Lunch program at Bernie's Beach on Monona Bay of Lake Monona
                  5:00 p.m.            Arrive at Lake Farm Park Shelter #2 on Lake Waubesa
                  7:00 p.m.            Campfire program with Robert Birmingham, author of "Spirits of Earth:                                   The Effigy Mound Landscape of Madison and the Four Lakes"

  •  Sunday 6/6

                 10:00 a.m.             Depart from Lake Farm Park Shelter #2
                    1:00 p.m.             Arrive at Fish Camp County Park on Lake Kegonsa

Take a Stake in the Lakes Days (June 3-26) is presented by the Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commission. Visit www.takeastakeinthelakes.com to register for all or part of the paddle adventure.