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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.