Photo of Allison Werner tabling at Baraboo River festival

On October 2 we joined the Baraboo River community in celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the removal of the last dam on the Baraboo. There was so much pride and joy in the crowd that day. Paddlers enjoyed the free-flowing river, kids learned to fish, and young sturgeon were released... Read More

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2020 WaterWays newsletter. Download a PDF of the full Newsletter.River Alliance of Wisconsin has a long history with dams. In the organization’s early days River Alliance was a leader in dam removal in Wisconsin. Though this work is a smaller... Read More

  River Alliance is celebrating 25 years of protecting Wisconsin's waters. Imagine for a moment that Wisconsin’s waters could speak to us and we had the opportunity to ask a simple question… What has River Alliance of Wisconsin done for you—our beloved waterways—over the... Read More

All that remains of a proposed dam on the Kickapoo River is this concrete observation tower and a quarter-mile long berm.  (Photo courtesy Friends of the Kickapoo Reserve)  Despite a growing portfolio of successful stories about restored rivers from removing dams, dam removal remains... Read More