Our Programs

Clean Lakes Alliance strives to build a community of people working to improve and protect water quality in the Yahara River watershed. Learn more about our programs!

Back to the Beach

Clean Lakes Alliance is working to reignite community passion for our beaches and reimagine them as showcases for sustainability, function, and natural beauty. Learn more about our beach initiatives.

Lake Explorer Camp

Every summer, Clean Lakes Alliance partners with Madison Boats and the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County to give local kids a “crash course” in lake education and recreation. Learn more about the Lake Explorer Camp.

Lake Forecast

Our team of trained volunteers gather data on water clarity and temperature, observe beach conditions, and identify potentially harmful blue-green algal blooms. Learn about our citizen water quality monitoring program.

Renew the Blue Volunteer Days

Clean Lakes Alliance partners with local businesses and host site partners to conduct meaningful and rewarding volunteer days at lakeside parks and natural areas. Learn more about our volunteer days.

Yahara Watershed Academy

This course provides students with the knowledge, tools, leadership skills, and connections needed to meet today’s land and water conservation challenges. Learn more about the Yahara Watershed Academy.