The Yahara Lakes Association (YLA) is a non-profit organization which works to improve and preserve the lakes and rivers in the Yahara chain of lakes in south central Wisconsin.
YLA is dedicated to representing waterfront property owners and advocating for the vitality of the Yahara chain of lakes so all citizens may enjoy them.
What does Yahara Lakes Association do?
Keep our members informed and involved in lake issues and events.
Take direct action and advocacy on lake, shoreline, and property issues.
Provide legislative representation and interaction with local and state officials.
Support and coordinate outreach and research on lake issues with farmers, government officials and communities.
Lake Mendota. Lake Monona.
Yahara River. Lake Waubesa. Lake Kegonsa.
Latest News -
The next aquatic debris pick up is scheduled for the week of August 26th on Lake Kegonsa. Please have all aquatic debris at the end of the pier by 7 a.m. on Monday, August 26th. The Dane County barge crew will pick up any debris that comes out of the water. Yard or lawn waste (grass clippings/yard brush) will not be collected. The barge crew makes one complete trip around Lake Kegonsa and the near north Yahara River inlet. Depending on the weather, crew availability and the amount of debris, it may take them more than one day.
A Slow-no-wake order was issued for Squaw Bay effective as of sunrise Saturday, July 20th. Since then the Dane County sheriffs have stopped several boaters who say they were not aware of it. So they have asked us to remind you of it again below. Please pass the word on to your friends For additional information click here!
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