Dim the Lights | Village of Chenequa, Wisconsin
Village of Chenequa Seal: Pine Trees beside Lake with Young Lady
Village of Chenequa

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    The Village of Chenequa is a very unique place that cherishes our natural resources.  I am continually impressed with the environmentally conscious stance of our community as it relates to our established forested areas, open agricultural areas, and our clean lakes.  One of the most common things I hear from our residents is that they love living in an area that has an “Up-North look and feel, down here.”  One of the key components of that “Up-North feel” is dark skies at night and the ability to see the stars.

    – Daniel R. Neumer | Administrator/ Chief of Police

    Dim the Lights for Birds at Night

    Nearly all songbirds and even some shorebirds and waterfowl migrate at night.  The benefits of nighttime travel include cooler air, calmer skies, and fewer predators.  However, there is a new (evolutionarily speaking) disadvantage of nighttime travel: the ever increasing presence of artificial lights.  Birds are attracted to and disoriented by lights, which can lead to serious trouble.  To learn more, visit the World Migratory Bird Day website.







    VILLAGE OF CHENEQUA  •  31275 W County Road K  •  CHENEQUA WI 53029

    OFFICE HOURS:  Monday • Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm  •  Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

    VILLAGE HALL  (262) 367-2239  •  Fax (262) 367-3341  •  POLICE DEPARTMENT  911 or (262) 367-2145

    AFTER HOURS POLICE  911 or (262) 446-5070 (WCC Dispatch Center)