News Archive

2016 Annual Report

  • Date: April 04, 2017

Check out the Preserve's activities in 2016.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

  • Date: March 23, 2017

The spring issue of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve E-Newsletter recognizes our donors and volunteers.

Spring is prescribed fire season for UW–Madison prairies

  • Date: March 21, 2017

Both the UW Arboretum and the Lakeshore Nature Preserve manage many acres of remnant and restored prairies, oak savannas, and woodlands — these native Wisconsin ecosystems require fire to remain healthy.

Volunteer Greeters Needed to Share the Preserve

  • Date: March 10, 2017

 Enjoy talking to people? Have a passion for the Preserve? Be a volunteer greeter!

Preserve Hiring Three Seasonal Positions

  • Date: January 30, 2017

We are hiring for three seasonal positions--two student hourly Preserve Gardener Assistants (application deadline Monday February 13) and one temporary Invasive Species Specialist (application deadline Monday February 20). Read the position descriptions for complete details.

Notice of Hazard Tree Removals on Picnic Point

  • Date: December 19, 2016

Crews will begin removing dead oak trees on Picnic Point starting over the UW-Madison winter recess.

Preserve Stakeholder Meeting January 24, 2017

  • Date: December 19, 2016

 Save the date for the second of two Preserve Stakeholder meetings…

Fall 2016 Newsletter

  • Date: November 22, 2016

Read the latest about the Preserve...

Student Engagement Grants-Due March 1, 2017

  • Date: November 01, 2016

The Lakeshore Nature Preserve Committee is pleased to announce small grant opportunities for undergraduates or faculty and staff working with undergraduates to facilitate the use of the Preserve for educational purposes.

Summer 2016 Newsletter

  • Date: July 21, 2016

Read the latest about the Preserve...

2015 Annual Report

  • Date: June 21, 2016

Check out the Preserve's activities in 2015.

Slackline, Hammock, and Rope Swing Policy

  • Date: May 23, 2016

The Governance Committee has passed a policy that prohibits the use of slacklines, hammocks, and rope swings in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve.