Menomonee River

Nearly all of the land area in this watershed is within incorporated municipalities. Forty-two percent of the land is covered by urban uses. Grasslands (22%), agriculture (17%) forests (8%) and wetlands (7%) make up most of the remaining land uses. Stream and wetland modification, urban and rural runoff, construction site erosion and industrial point sources […]

Milwaukee River South

Land cover in the watershed is a mix of rural and urban uses. Overall, the watershed is about 33 percent urban, with agriculture (25%), grasslands (21%), forests (12%) and wetlands (6%) making up the rest of the major land cover types. Fourteen citites and villages are found in this watershed. As with the other watersheds […]

Milwaukee River East-West

Rural uses cover most of the land area in this watershed. Agriculture is dominant, covering about 47 percent of the land area, followed by wetlands (19%), grasslands (16%) and forests (12%). Urban uses cover about three percent of the land area. The City of West Bend and the Villages of Campbellsport, Kewaskum and Newburg are […]

Milwaukee River North

Land cover is primarily rural, with agriculture dominant (57%). Wetlands cover over 14 percent of the land area while grasslands (12%) and forests (11%) represent the other major rural uses. Urban lands cover less than one half of one percent of the land area. The Villages of Adell, Cascade and Random Lake are the only […]

Types of Fish in the Milwaukee River Basin

AMERICAN EEL BLACK BULLHEAD BLACK CRAPPIE BLACKNOSE DACE BLUEGILL BLUNTNOSE MINNOW BROOK STICKLEBACK BROWN TROUT BULLHEADS CENTRAL MUDMINNOW CENTRAL STONEROLLER CHANNEL CATFISH CHINOOK SALMON COHO SALMON COMMON CARP COMMON CARP X GOLDFISH COMMON SHINER CREEK CHUB FATHEAD MINNOW FLATHEAD CATFISH GIZZARD SHAD GOLDEN REDHORSE GOLDEN SHINER GOLDFISH GRASS CARP GREATER REDHORSE GREEN SUNFISH GREEN SUNFISH […]