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

New Zealand Mudsnail

A few weeks ago, I visited Strutt Creek in Iowa County for the first time, and as I wound my way down the curvy roads leading to the stream access, I kept thinking about how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful state with so much water. I was there to collect New Zealand mudsnails for... Read More

Aquatic Invasive Species intern Ty Tretter poses with Fishing League Worldwide Pro Angler Jimmy Reese

Summer is a busy time of year for the aquatic invasive species team, and before we shift gears and dive into fall, we wanted to take a minute during this transition to say a big thank you to our summer AIS intern, Ty Tretter. Luckily we don’t have to say goodbye just yet, though, as... Read More

Spectators watch from a river bank as a pontoon and canoes travel down the Yahara River

River Alliance of Wisconsin is proud to announce the return of Fools’ Flotilla in 2021. The event welcomes paddlers to Madison’s Yahara River as a part of this year’s Orton-Front festival. The floating parade will include live music and costumes are encouraged.“Fool’s Flotilla... Read More