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Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE)

Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE) is a group of people dedicated to promoting silent sport activities and outdoor opportunities throughout Iron County, Wisconsin. You can keep up with ICORE’s activities by checking in on their web page –

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Science on Tap Series

Science on Tap is a series of rather informal scientific presentations on topics of interest to Wisconsin’s northwoods. The discussions are held monthly at the Minocqua Brewing Company, and are also available for online viewing. you can get more information here –

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‘Conservation on Tap’ talks Flambeau fishery

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

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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