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UW-Madison & WDNR Conducting Walleye Study using McDermott Lake in Iron County

As many of you know, walleye populations are declining in many lakes and waterbodies in Wisconsin. Fisheries researchers are now trying to determine the cause(s), using McDermott Lake in Iron County. You can learn more about the issue here – walleye populations, and the study here – walleye study.

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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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2018 Conversation on Tap Series Schedule

The Iron County Land and Waters Conservation Department has released the 2018 schedule for their “Conservation on Tap” series, which is presented at the Pines beer garden in Mercer.

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Agenda for the Annual Membership Meeting on June 23, 2018

We will be holding our annual membership meeting on June 23,10:00 AM – noon in the Great Room at the Great Northern Hotel, 5070 US-51, Mercer, WI.  Hopefully we will see many of you there, please enter through the hotel (not restaurant) entrance. The Wolf’s Den at the Great Northern offers a wide lunch menu that will be available after our meeting. A tentative agenda for the meeting is as follows:

Elections for president, vice-president, and …

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