Oakland Town Hall
N4450 County Road A
Cambridge, WI  53523
Phone:  (608) 423-4537
E-mail:  ripley@oaklandtown.com
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To protect and enhance Lake Ripley's water quality and overall ecological health, 
while maintaining public access and use of the lake that is safe, fair and practical.

Lake Ripley Improvement Plan​
​Operating Authority

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Rain Gardens
Tree Reefs
Rain Barrels
Lakeshore Gardens
Permeable Pavers
Native Trees
How-to video 1
How-to video 2
Homeowner manual
How-to video
Fishing benefits
Permits and installation tips (DNR)
Benefits of restoration 
Why native plants 
Shore-planting testimonial
Why and how
Tree-planting tips
General guidance
Rain-friendly yards
How-to video
Stop by the Hoard & Curtis Scout Camp next to the Lake Ripley boat landing to see "fish sticks" at work!

Pontoon Classroom Highlights!

We had a warm sunny day at our third pontoon classroom for Cambridge High School students.  Students participated in hands-on learning of lake monitoring techniques, plant ecology and identification, watershed issues and sediment studies that relay our lakes history.

We would especially like to thank our speakers and pontoon boat captains: Paul Garrison, Patricia Cicero, Dave and Rae Martin, Mike Sabella, Craig Kempel, Keith Kolb, Jimmy DeGidio and Georgia Gomez-Ibanez.​

 Photo Credit: P. Leverson

Below are a list of simple lake friendly practices that help keep Lake Ripley beautiful.  Click on each link to learn more!
Click here to hear a song about the spiny water flea
Here are the 2018 Lake Levels as of 6/15/2018.  Lake levels were down as compared to the average of the previous three years.  Recent rains have increased levels, which should help out boaters.