The Dane County Natural Resources Education Center(NREC) provides resources, equipment, expertise and training to area residents concerning many natural resource issues including water quality and quantity, land management, pollinators, and composting. The Center is a network of local organizations coordinated by the Dane County Extension Office. Training on water topics is provided by all sponsoring organizations.
Equipment Location and Access:
Currently following Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal guidelines due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The Extension Office is closed and equipment cannot be borrowed. When the NREC resumes its operation, it will be noted on this site.
The Dane County NREC equipment and resources are housed at the Dane County Extension Office, 5201 Fen Oak Drive, Madison, WI 53718.
Users may pick up equipment at the equipment at the Dane County UW-Extension Office (part of the Lyman F. Anderson Agriculture & Conservation Center) by appointment. NREC Brochure outlines the equipment and check out procedures.
Please reserve equipment at least two weeks in advance.
* Denotes training is needed prior to being able to use this equipment, contact Mindy Habecker for this.
An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.