News & Reports

Exel Energy’s Dike 10 Construction Project

The Exel Energy’s Dike 10 construction project is scheduled to begin September 4th and last until about November 1st. During construction a portion of Flambeau Dam Road and Sportsman’s Landing and Robinson Landing will be closed to the public. We will be pulling the Sportsman’s Landing dock out of the water for the season shortly after construction begins. During construction I anticipate getting weekly updates from Excel that I will share with you. Should members …

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UW Trout Lake Station Welcomes Public to Annual Open House

On Friday, August 3rd, from 1pm to 5pm, UW-Madison’s Center for Limnology will welcome the public to its Trout Lake Station to explain what, exactly, all those research boats are doing around Vilas County and how what researchers learn may help keep Wisconsin’s lakes healthy.

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News from the Wisconsin Citizen Lake Monitoring Network

The Spring-Summer issue of The Monitor is now available here – Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter. Be sure to check out the announcements on page 2 to learn about our first Lake Learning Day, a joint educational day co-hosted by the Citizen Lake Monitoring Network, Wisconsin Odonata Survey, and the Wisconsin Mussel Monitoring Program. Page 2 also announces the plans for the 2018 statewide Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Snapshot Day. We need your help …

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June 19th – WDNR Open House Meeting : Proposed ATV Trail

Last Friday (6/8/2018) we again received notice (shown below) from WDNR about a meeting on the proposed ATV trail inside the TFSWA boundary.

WDNR has scheduled an “open house” type public information meeting for June 19, 2018 from 4-6 p.m. at the Sherman Town Hall which is located at 4094 Hwy 182, about 10 miles west of Hwy 47.

While we understand this is very short notice for such an important issue, we are encouraging all interested …

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Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees

Jenna Kosnicki, DNR Mercer wildlife biologist, will be planting wild plum trees on the Little Turtle Flowage June 1. Volunteers are really needed for this effort. Jenna says “I plan to start planting wild plum trees on the Little Turtle Flowage property on June 1 st and am looking for some volunteers. I understand that this is late notice, but the trees have come in early. We will be using hand tools to rake away …

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