Contracted Aquatic Plant Harvesting

Dane County Land and Water Resources Department may provide services for the removal of aquatic plants in waters where there is an approved DNR Aquatic Plant Management Plan.  Completed applications may be sent to the Dane County Land and Water Resources Department at 5201 Fen Oak Drive, Room 208, Madison WI 53718. For more information, please call 608-224-3730.


Harvested Plants for Gardens

Most of the harvested aquatic plants are composted and available to the public at the county compost site located at 7102 Hwy 12 & 18, one-half mile east of I-90, across from Yahara Hills Golf Course. For larger amounts (one or more dump truck loads), please contact Dane County Lake Management at 608-246-3897.