Stop by the Hoard & Curtis Scout Camp next to the Lake Ripley boat landing to see "fish sticks" at work!
Lake Ripley Management District Meetings
Meetings of the lake district board of commissioners take place on the third Saturday of each month, at 9 am, at the Oakland Town Hall, N4450 County Road A, Cambridge, WI 53523. They are free and open to the public. Public comment is taken at the beginning of each meeting, and throughout at the discretion of the chair. Due to the COVID-19 precautions, the next meeting may be conducted remotely. If you would like to attend, please contact the Lake District office (608-423-4537 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by noon on Friday April 17 to be sure to gain remote access.
Meetings are recorded and can be viewed on local channel 987 three times/day from Wednesday to Saturday - 8 am, 5:30 pm, and 12 midnight.
Next meeting: Saturday, April 18, 2020
Oakland Town Hall
N4450 County Road A, Cambridge, WI 53523
When approved, see agenda here. A paper copy will be posted outside the Town Hall, Hering's Ripley Inn, and the Family Restaurant., usually on the Monday preceding the meeting.
To see a copy of the approved 2020 budget, please follow the tab "Financial Reporting" on the left.
Below are a list of simple lake friendly practices that help keep Lake Ripley beautiful. Some are eligible for grants. Click on links to learn more or call the Lake Manager.
Job Opening- Clean Boats, Clean Water Launch Educator
The Lake District is hiring a boat launch educator for the 2020 season. This job is grant-supported and will end when the funding ends. The Educator will split their time between the public boat launch on Island Lane and the Marina launch and will inform boaters getting on and off the water about aquatic invasive species and best boating practices for preventing their spread from lake to lake.. Successful candidates have excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, have deep concern for Lake Ripley, and be willing to work holidays and weekends. For application for Launch Educator follow this link.
Click on the photo above of the Critical Habitat Area Designation: Lake Ripley, Jefferson County, Wisconsin Report of 2020 to review the copy.
Lake users, riparians, and District board members can submit comments by email to Susan Graham, Lakes Management Coordinator, South-central Region, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, at email@example.com. The comment period will close in 30 days, on April 20, 2020. Thank you for your understanding that this is a working draft. Aerial photos of individual sites will be added, along with photos taken of the lake and the plants and animals that call it home.