Current Aquatic Plant Harvester Locations and Pier Pickup Schedule


The 2017 Aquatic Plant Harvesting Program

Lake Week of # of Harvesters Location


Yahara River      

The 2017 City of Madison Pier Pickup Schedule - Lakes Mendota & Monona

Dane County, in partnership with the City of Madison, will have a shoreline barge crew working to pick up aquatic trash and debris from Madison residents' piers on Lake Mendota and Lake Monona through August.  The pick-up will collect only aquatic vegetation and other debris that have washed up on shore. They will not pick up yard waste, brush or household waste.  Vegetation must be placed on the pier by Monday at 7:00 a.m. on the designated pick-up day.  See schedule below for specific locations.  

Lake Mendota (week of) Lake Monona (week of)
Starting May 30 June 5
June 12 June 19
June 26 July 3
July 10 July 17
July 24 July 31
August 7 August 14
August 21 August 28