News & Reports

Proposal to permit ATVs on all Iron County roads

At the last Iron County Highway Committee meeting a motion was made to allow ATVs on all Iron County roads.  Some county officials have expressed concern about safety considerations including the danger to bicyclists and motorcyclists with stone on the roads among other things.
 
The motion will be considered at this Tuesday’s (6/18) meeting at 4:00 PM at the forestry building in Hurley.  If you can’t attend, you may  call committee chair Jim Kichak at 715 562-0634 to …

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Agenda for the Annual Membership Meeting on June 22, 2019

The Annual Membership Meeting of the Turtle Flambeau Flowage & Trude Lake Property Owners’ Association Inc. will take place on Saturday June 22, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at the Great Northern Hotel (5070 Highway 51) in Mercer, WI.  (Enter through hotel lobby and proceed to the Great Room for the meeting)

AGENDA

Preliminaries

Call to order, introduction of Board members, agenda
Self-introduction of members, Determination of Quorum
Minutes of the Annual Membership Meeting of June 23, 2018, motion to …

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Annual Membership Meeting – June 22, 2019 @ 10AM

We will be holding our annual membership meeting on June 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Great Northern Motel, 5070 US-51, Mercer, WI. Hopefully many of our membership will be able to attend. Please enter through the motel, (not restaurant) entrance. Also, The Wolf’s Den at the Great Northern offers a varied lunch menu that will be available after our meeting. An agenda will be posted as soon as it is available.

The Property Owners’ …

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Northwoods Land Trust Announces Iron County Project

The Northwoods Land Trust is a volunteer and member supported non-profit organization that conserves land through holding conservation easements, owning and managing donated land, acquiring land or easements, or any combination of these. The Trust functions in Vilas, Oneida, Forest, Florence, Iron, Price and northern Langlade counties.

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WDNR Update on TFFTL docks, roads, and dikes

Since the TFSWA docks are now taken out of the water entirely in the fall to prevent winter ice damage, we will have to wait until the road limits come off and the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest dock crew can get their equipment up here before the docks can go in this spring. That means it’s unlikely the docks will be put in before the fishing opener May 4th.

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New Proposed Walleye Regulation for the TFF will be addressed at DNR Spring Hearings on April 8

The DNR Spring hearings will be held in all 72 counties at 7:00 PM on Monday, April 8. Detailed information is available here – 2019 DNR Spring Hearings. The Iron County meeting will be held at the Iron County Memorial Building, 201 Iron St., Hurley, WI 54534.

A fisheries management question extremely important to the TFF is on the agenda. Question 17 asks: Do you favor applying a 12-inch minimum length limit, …

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2018 Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) report for the TFF

Zach Wilson of the Iron County Land & Water Conservation Department recently prepared the annual 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) report for the TFF. Much of the work on AIS control has been done by Zach, two summer LTEs and volunteers from our association led by Randy Payne. Related work on water quality in the TFF was also done by many of our volunteers led by Mike and Beth Myers. Thanks to everyone involved, you …

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