Who We Are
The Land & Water Resources Department (LWRD) consists of five divisions: Administration, Land Conservation,
Office of Lakes and Watersheds, Parks, and Real Estate.
LWRD ensures the protection and enhancement of Dane County’s natural, cultural, and historic
resources; provides the County’s citizens with a broad array of accessible, high quality
resource-based recreational services and facilities; and supports citizens, communities,
local governments and other agencies and organizations in their resource management and