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
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Permeable Pavers
Native Trees
How-to video 1
How-to video 2
Homeowner manual
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Fishing benefits
Permits and installation tips (DNR)
Benefits of restoration 
Why native plants 
Shore-planting testimonial
Why and how
Tree-planting tips
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Rain-friendly yards
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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.

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, Dec. 21 2019 
9 am
Oakland Town Hall
N4450 County Road A, Cambridge, WI 53523
The  approved agenda can be viewed by clicking the icon immediately above. ​

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.  Click on each link to learn more!
Click here to hear a song about the spiny water flea
Still accepting surveys!
Coming together to manage the lake ecosystem to balance the needs of all the human users of the lake, and the creatures whom we share it with, requires cooperation and ingenuity of all who make up the District. Please fill in and return your Landowner Opinion Surveys at your first opportunity. Many voices make up the District and we want to hear yours as we update our ten year management plan.  Drop in the mail (N4450 County Rd A, 53523) or in the Town Hall Drop Box.