Clean Lakes Alliance

Clean Lakes Alliance (CLA) is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization dedicated to the improvement and protection of the lakes, streams and wetlands in the Yahara Watershed. Through community support, advocacy and education, CLA is working to restore and protect our lakes for future generations.


Learn About Clean Lakes Alliance

State of the Lakes: 2014 Annual Report

2014 Videos: State of the Lakes, Schooling for Cleaner Lakes, Projects & Progress

Yahara CLEAN Strategic Action Plan for Phosphorus Reduction

The Yahara Lakes Video Series

Madison Magazine Crazy 4 Lakes 2013 Insert

2012 State of the Lakes Report


About Our Yahara River Watershed

Yahara River Watershed Map Wisconsin

The Yahara River Watershed contains some of the largest wetlands left in Dane County and spans over 359 square miles. The Yahara Lakes were created nearly 10,000 years ago from a glacier deposit and has since become an integral part of the lives of Dane County residents.