Category Archives: Spring 2021 Courses

All classes offered from March 2021 to July 2021

Purple Loosestrife and the Turtle Flambeau Flowage

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Date: August 19, 2021

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

What has 14,000 acres of water, over 212 miles of shoreline, 195 islands, 95 percent publicly owned, and has the highest concentration of breeding eagles and loons in the state?  You guessed it… the Crown Jewel of the State, the Turtle Flambeau Flowage Scenic Waters Area.  Unfortunately, it also has the wetland invasive, Purple Loosestrife.  For over 10 years a group of Conservation minded individuals have been fighting this invasive.  Come join us and learn about their efforts.
Meeting Location:  Mercer Public Library, 2648 Margaret St, Mercer, WI 54547

 Covid –19 Protocols: Mask Required and Social Distancing
(Space is limited to 8 participants) Canoes, Paddles, and Lifejackets Provided.

Iron County Loon and Lake Study

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Date: July 28, 2021

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

For over 20 years the Iron County Land and Water Conservation Department has been studying the relationship between the Common Loon and our Northwoods Lakes.  Tag along and learn about their research and how Conservation efforts through this project have helped loons hatch 74 loon chicks.
Meeting Location:  Mercer Public Library, 2648 Margaret St, Mercer, WI 54547

 Covid –19 Protocols: Mask Required and Social Distancing
(Space is limited to 8 participants) Canoes, Paddles, and Lifejackets Provided.

Northwoods Aquatic Invasive Species

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Date: June 23rd

Time: 1:00pm-4:pm  

Join Conservation Specialist Zach Wilson as he shares his knowledge of the aquatic invasive Eurasian Water Milfoil and Yellow Iris. Learn how to identify these invasive plants and explore the threats they pose on our water ecosystems.
Meeting Location:  Long Lake Boat Landing Hwy G, Iron County, WI.

 Covid –19 Protocols: Mask Required and Social Distancing
(Space is limited to 8 participants) Canoes, Paddles, and Lifejackets Provided.