CANCELED! Annual July 4th Event

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Sad to say, The Annual “Fire on the River” paddling/camping event has been canceled. 10 day forecasts have indicated that we might not have much for sandbars on July 1st. Even if the water level drops to half of what it is now; it will still be too high to have a safe/enjoyable outing. We could be wrong, but we don’t want people doing all the preparation required and then be disappointed. We WILL schedule some other activities as soon as we are certain of good conditions. Stay tuned! … Continue reading CANCELED! Annual July 4th Event

Meetings @ Spring Green Library – THURSDAY 6-27-2016

Meetings @ Spring Green Library – THURSDAY Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board monthly meeting at 5:00 pm. Spring Green Community Library, 230 E. Monroe St., on Thursday, September 8th FLOW monthly board meeting directly after.    http://www.springgreenlibrary.org/ RIVERWAY BOARD TO MEET AT SPRING GREEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY      The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board FLOW BOARD TO MEET AT SPRING GREEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY      Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway (FLOW) board will conduct a regular monthly business meeting at the Spring Green Public Library, 230 E. Monroe St., … Continue reading Meetings @ Spring Green Library – THURSDAY 6-27-2016

Rhythm on the River 2016 – Music-Paddling-Camping! 6-21-2016

Rhythm on the River 2016 Annual Summer gathering to celebrate the awesome Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Music-Paddling-Camping! Pecks Landing by the Hwy 23 Bridge August 27- 28 Live music on Saturday Evening! EVERYONE is welcome! NO GLASS ALLOWED!! There are several participation options available: You can join for the entire event or come and go at times that work for you. FLOW members will assist folks who want to set up tents on Saturday after 2:00pm. We can shuttle your gear out to the upper end of the sandbar with a motorboat. We’ll help you haul it back to the landing on … Continue reading Rhythm on the River 2016 – Music-Paddling-Camping! 6-21-2016

Keeping our Waters Clean – Session Two 6-19-2016

FLOW to Host Second Panel Discussion on Water Quality in Wisconsin Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway will host it’s second panel discussion on water quality in Wisconsin on Tuesday, Aug. 23. The session will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center, located at 6306, Highway 23, (South of Spring Green). http://wyomingvalleyschool.blogspot.com/ The discussion will focus on the personal reasons 16 Wisconsin residents filed a “Petition for Correction Action” with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last fall. Three of those petitioners will be on the panel to share their stories. They include: Ron Grasshoff, … Continue reading Keeping our Waters Clean – Session Two 6-19-2016

FLOW to Host Two Panel Discussions on Water Quality and the DNR 6-10-2016

FLOW to host two panel discussions on water quality and the DNR From the lack of oversight by the state Department of Natural Resources to the contamination of private wells to pollution in local waterways, there is much concern among many citizens about water quality in Wisconsin. To help sort through the science and the state regulations related to these issues, the Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway is hosting two discussion panels this summer. The first will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 26, at the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, 5607 County C in Spring … Continue reading FLOW to Host Two Panel Discussions on Water Quality and the DNR 6-10-2016

Concerns About the Lower Wisconsin River? Take Them to Ashland by Steve Verburg 6-7-2016

  LOWER WIS. STATE RIVERWAY | PUBLIC COMMENTS, DECISION SET FOR AUG. 3 Concerns about the Lower Wisconsin River? Take them to Ashland STEVEN VERBURG sverburg@madison.com, 608-252-6118 15 hrs ago 12 The Department of Natural Resources has chosen a meeting that will take place on the state’s northern edge to accept final public comments and make a final decision on controversial changes to plans for a major recreational corridor in southwestern Wisconsin. The DNR announced Friday that the first new master plan in 30 years for the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway — which runs 92 miles from Prairie du Sac … Continue reading Concerns About the Lower Wisconsin River? Take Them to Ashland by Steve Verburg 6-7-2016

Fire on the River & Sandbar Campout – July 2nd & 3rd 5-27-2016

Fire on the River & Sandbar Campout – July 2nd & 3rd Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Fire on the River & Sandbar Campout July 2nd & 3rd, 2016   Photos from last year: https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-the-Lower-Wisconsin-Riverway-FLOW-107199472716198/photos/?tab=album&album_id=612719872164153 When: Saturday & Sunday, July 2nd & 3rd, 2016 What:  The John Dally/Ann Vetter family (FLOW members) started an annual tradition when their children were young of watching the Sauk Praire fireworks from their canoe and doing a quiet, moonlight guided river float home. Over the years, other friends and family have joined them making it a bigger and more festive yearly event. Where: Our … Continue reading Fire on the River & Sandbar Campout – July 2nd & 3rd 5-27-2016

June FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @ 6:30pm 5-24-2016

May FLOW Board Meeting Wednesday, June 15 @ 6:30pm The Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway (FLOW) will conduct a regular monthly board of directors meeting on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The meeting will be held in the Rhinelander Cabin at the Black Hawk Unit of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway in the Town of Mazomanie, Dane County.  Directions:  The meeting location is between Sauk City and Mazomanie, Take Hwy 78 to Wachter Road. Follow the winding road to the top of the ridge.  As always, our agenda includes time for public comment on Riverway related matters.  Hope to see YOU at … Continue reading June FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @ 6:30pm 5-24-2016

May FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @ 6:30pm 5-10-2016

May FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @ 6:30pm Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. May FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @ 6:30pm May FLOW Board Meeting Wednesday, May 18 @ 6:30pm The Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway (FLOW) will conduct a regular monthly business meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library, 2107 Julius St, Cross Plains, WI. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. As always, our agenda includes time for public comment on Riverway related matters. Hope to see YOU there! Click here to become a supporting member. Copyright © … Continue reading May FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @ 6:30pm 5-10-2016

April FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @6:30pm 4-27-2016

April FLOW Board Meeting Wednesday, April 20 @6:30pm The Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway (FLOW) will conduct a regular monthly business meeting on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Grandma Mary’s restaurant in Arena, WI. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Steve Meyer will give a digitally projected presentation of an almost, (hopefully!), finished photo essay book tentatively titled; “Life Song of a River Valley”.  The book intertwines passages from past and present river enthusiasts with images of the myriad of life. Hope to see YOU there! Click here to become a supporting member. Copyright © 2016 Friends of the Lower Wisconsin … Continue reading April FLOW Board Meeting – Wednesday @6:30pm 4-27-2016