About USRWA

Register now for Rob’s Sugar River Ramble

Sunday May 31, 2015

Sugar River RambleConnect with the Upper Sugar River Watershed by land and water as you cycle through the beautiful countryside beginning in Mount Horeb, WI, then paddle the sparkling Sugar River until you reach your destination near Paoli, WI.

After the event, get transported back to Mount Horeb with your fellow participants for a locally-sourced feast, beer tasting and entertainment.

Full details can be found at the official Ramble website: usrwa.org/ramble

Register online or register by mail.

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USRWA Fights the Invasive Purple Loosestrife in Belleville

USRWA is working hard to stop the spread of the highly invasive Purple Loosestrife around the Sugar River and Lake Belle View in Belleville.  Watch to find out how, and go to usrwa.org/invasive to learn more about our efforts against invasive species around the watershed.

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About USRWA

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The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association’s mission is to provide leadership for continuous resource improvement through strategic partnerships that benefit the watershed’s land, water and people.  We are a grassroots, self-sustaining, 501c3 non-profit conservation organization that serves all of those who live, work or play in the watershed. We have a board of directors, a paid membership and are able to complete many beneficial conservation projects with our own funds. We are considered to be a hands-on, project group that continues to rely on the outstanding dedication of our volunteers.

The Upper Sugar River Watershed, with a drainage area of approximately 170 square miles (109,404 acres) and 115 stream miles, is located in Dane County in southern Wisconsin. It is rich in resources, including fisheries, wildlife habitat (including rare and endangered species), native plant communities (many in decline), and recreational opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our exciting projects. We frequently have canoe outings, clear waterways, help restore habitat and perform field studies. We have lots of hands-on projects which are always fun and always benefit the communities. Give us a call to see how you can help!