US Long-Term Ecological Research Network
Lake Wingra

Lake Wingra Plants under waterLake Wingra IconLake Wingra is located in the Yahara River watershed within Dane County.

It is a drainage lake with predominantly muck substrate. It has a surface area of 139.6 hectare, 5.9 kilometers of highly developed shoreline and a maximum depth of 6.7 meters.

NTL LTER sampling location is at 43.05258  -89.42499


Lake Manipulations:

2008, 2009 Carp removal

Lathrop, R.C., D.S. Liebl, and K. Welke. 2013. Carp removal to increase water clarity in shallow eutrophic Lake Wingra. LakeLine, 33(3):23-30.

N: 43.05810 S: 43.0487 E: -89.40460 W: -89.43170
Elevation: 259m