Oakland Town Hall
N4450 County Road A
Cambridge, WI  53523
Phone:  (608) 423-4537
E-mail:  ripley@oaklandtown.com
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​MISSION  
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​
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Rain Gardens
Tree Reefs
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Lakeshore Gardens
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Native Trees
Downspouts
How-to video 1
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Homeowner manual
How-to video
Fishing benefits
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Benefits of restoration 
Why native plants 
Shore-planting testimonial
Why and how
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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
Free Firewood

Sign up for this one day event on Saturday, October 28, for anyone willing to cut and haul felled timber at the Lake Ripley District Preserve.
This wood was cut for management goals along the woodland trail. It is excellent firewood. If interested, you must call Lisa, before Saturday at the Lake District office at 423-4537 or by email at ripley@oaklandtown.com. We are limiting the number of woodcutters. Woodcutters must bring their own gear and equipment.