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, …Read More
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 …Read More
Three regional DNR master plans covering the Northwest Sands, Northwest Lowlands, and Superior Coastal Plain property planning regions are now available for public review and comment through Jan. 6, 2019.Read More
A draft “Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan” (SCORP) has been recently developed by the DNR. A public meeting on the plan will be held December 19…Read More
Sportsman’s Landing is now open for public use. The construction company has pulled out the road barricades and construction is mostly done for the season.Read More
The 2018 open water season on the flowage will be remembered for its late start but also for the higher than average water levels throughout. The 2018 flowage water levels exceeded the prior year levels and our desired minimum targeted levels from July 1 st through October 31 st .
We started the season with a very high regional water table level which the summer and fall rains perpetuated, insuring ample water for recreational use. Here’s …Read More
The WDNR has evaluated a proposed new ATV trail through part of the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area (adjacent to the Little Turtle River). They evaluated this proposal in the context of budgetary priorities and comments that they received as part of the review process. The department has recommended that, rather than considering a new ATV trail through a Master Plan amendment at this time, they would consider ATV trails and options when a full …Read More
Water Action Volunteers is Wisconsin’s volunteer stream water quality monitoring program – basically a stream-based equivalent to our CLMN lake monitoring program. All of these webinars are free and open to the public, but there is an online registration link for each one below the webinar description.Read More