From Beth Feind, Property Manager, Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Parks and Recreation

Docks- We plan to remove docks October 16-18th. If we cannot remove all of them on our own that weekend we will be using the assistance of the NHAL crew, removing the rest by the end of the month.

Murray’s Landing- Rock has been added, per my request, by the Town of Sherman, to help prevent more washouts to the parking lot and …

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The WDNR will soon begin to update the Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan. The public can provide online input into the plan, and residents of Iron County can apply to participate in an upcoming Zoom meeting on October 13.

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Road limits have been lifted and all State docks on the Flowage are in as of Monday, May 10th. A big thanks to the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest Crew for their help with equipment and manpower that was needed to get the rest of these in!

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November 6, 2019­ – 7:00 p.m.  Haines Building Mercer, WI.

Minutes 1.0

7:00 PM  Call to Order:  Randy Schubert, President

Present:  Randy Schubert, President; Jeff Malison, Vice-President; Tom Mowbray, Treasurer; Todd Jirous, Secretary; Directors:  Diane O’Krongly, Jean Burns and Randy Payne

Absent:  Directors:  Jim Moore, Jim Kohl and Ed Hryciuk

Guests:  None present

Minutes: Randy Schubert distributed the Annual June Meeting minutes. Need to put “Draft” as a watermark on the document and post the meeting minutes to the web page …

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Pursuant to Wis. Stat §252.03(1), the Iron County Public Health Official hererby declares that a Public Health Emergency exists in Iron County. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the national spread of the COVID-19 virus, Iron County Government must issue the following inter-county Travel Advisory.

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In a fast-moving response to COVID-19, the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities are joining forces to help slow the spread of the disease. And they need your help.

What can you do?

Take a 20-minute survey and ask your friends to do the same. What do you know about social distancing? What are you willing to do? What motivates you?

Why does it matter?

Based on your responses, the UW–Madison team will design …

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March 20, 2020

Pursuant to Wis. Stat. §252.03(1), the Vilas County Public Health Official hereby declares that a Public Health Emergency exists in Vilas County. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the national spread of the COVID-19 virus, Vilas County Government must issue the following inter-county Travel Advisory.

Due to high community transmission in certain areas of the State, Vilas County is recommending that you stay in your …

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For the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage and connected water bodies, including Trude Lake, the Bear River, the Flambeau River upstream of the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage at Murray’s Landing, the Little Turtle River, and the Manitowish River upstream of the Flambeau River to the Rest Lake Dam, including Benson, Sturgeon and Vance lakes, the regulation for walleye will be a minimum length limit of 12 inches with only one fish over 15 inches allowed for harvest, and a daily …

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You are personally invited to an important conference on the creation of the Turtle River Stewardship Program on Wednesday, January 29th at the Great Northern Motel banquet facility in Mercer, WI. The conference is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Iron County Lakes and Rivers Alliance.

For several years both the WDNR and ICLRA have been considering the concept of waters management on the scale of a watershed – lakes, rivers, streams, …

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