VIDEO HIGHLIGHTING THE WATER RESOURCES OF DANE COUNTY AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PROTECT/RESTORE THEM

June 13, 2007
Contact: Marcia Hartwig, 224-3746 (office), 235-3192 (Take a Stake in the Lakes Week cell)
Land & Water Resources

What: Dane Waters: A Reflection of Us All DVD Release Party and video screening Who: Madison Area Municipal Storm Water Partnership (MAMSWaP), Dane County Lakes & Watershed Commission, county agencies, area residents When: Wednesday, June 13, 5:30 p.m. reception, 5:30 p.m. introduction 6 p.m. film debut 6:15-6:45 p.m. Where: Orpheum Stage Door Theater, 216 State Street, Madison Interviews Available with: Sue Jones, Dane County Watershed Management Coordinator Marcia Hartwig, MAMSWaP Storm Water Education Coordinator Brett Hulsey, Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commissioner, Dane County Supervisor, and emcee for the evening Area residents in the video MAMSWaP municipal representatives Why: Nearly 40% of Madison-area residents don't know where storm water ends up, and how it affects the quality of the lakes, rivers and streams. MAMSWaP produced this video, which features beautiful photography of area waters, as well as interviews with residents, scientists, and conservationists who are all doing their part in regard to storm water, and how everyone can help. MAMSWaP is a consortium of 17 central Dane County municipalities, Dane County and UW Madison. The DVD will be available to schools, groups and residents. Visit www.myfairlakes.com for more information.