Located in the
Lyman F. Anderson
5201 Fen Oak Drive
Madison, WI 53718-8827
Map to Fen Oak
The Dane County Board established a permanent Lakes and Watershed Commission in 1988. The Wisconsin State
Legislature defined the Commission's special powers, composition, duties and organization in 1990. A coordinating
and advisory agency within Dane County government, the Commission's charge is to protect and improve water
quality, as well as the scenic, economic, recreational, and environmental value of Dane County's water resources.
Click here to see Wisconsin state statute 33.41.
The Commission has 10 members, representing urban and rural areas, including:
The Yahara Waterways Water Trail Guide is a great resource for exploring our area waters.