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Friends of Lake Kegonsa Society, Inc. is a non-profit organization established in 1988 whose primary objectives are:


  • To protect, maintain, and enhance environmental and recreational values at Lake Kegonsa and its surroundings;

  • To organize and conduct activities intended to maintain or improve the ecology, water quality, fishing, and recreational use of Lake Kegonsa;

  • To obtain and provide information to FOLKS members regarding lake concerns.

FOLKS works closely with Dane County, the WI Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the UW Limnology Department, the Clean Lakes Alliance (CLA), and the Rock River Coalition (RRC) .

We focus on water quality and water levels. FOLKS has a group of volunteers that monitor the lake for clarity and take water samples for quality analysis on a regular basis.  This allows us to build a scientific database of measurements for Lake Kegonsa.

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