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‘Conservation on Tap’ talks Flambeau fishery

July 12, 2017

MERCER, Wis. – Those who fish the Turtle Flambeau Flowage should largely be pleased with the state of its fishery, according to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Zach Lawson.

Lawson provided an update on the health of the flowage’s fishery and the results of an extensive survey of the water’s fish populations at the Pines restaurant in Mercer Tuesday as latest talk in the annual “Conservation on Tap” lecture series.

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Volunteers Needed for our Annual Purple Loosestrife Survey

June 19, 2017

Volunteers are needed to do purple loosestrife surveys on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage and Trude lake. The survey needs to be done during the last two weeks of July. The DNR and County Conservation Department relies on us to do the hunting for Loosestrife because finding it is resource intensive. The Loosestrife should be in bloom during the time the Survey is conducted making it much easier to identify.

The entire Flowage needs to be surveyed …

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Iron County Lakes and Rivers Alliance (ICLRA) Announces Summer Events

June 19, 2017

Dear ICLRA Members and Friends,

Wow! This has been a tough year for Wisconsin waters. We lost local control of our shoreland zoning.

The Wisconsin DNR has been further crippled:

Most of the good people in the Solid Waste Management Division are gone.
Most of the good people in the department which permits and inspects concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO’s) are gone.
DNR Employees are forbidden to express the facts of climate change.

The Wisconsin Legislature and Governor have passed laws …

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Member Road Signs Now Available

May 17, 2017

Good news, folks, our member road signs have now been made and they look great! We will make them available to all members at no cost. BUT, we would really appreciate it if you could make an additional, one time $15 contribution with your annual membership renewal to help defray our cost of the signs. We will have them available for pick up at our annual meeting. If you aren’t able to attend the meeting, …

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