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Need volunteers for annual river cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is sending out a call for volunteers to help with the group’s annual river cleanup. The cleanup will be held Saturday, Aug. 24. Volunteers are asked to meet at Al Young Park in Black River Falls at 8 a.m. to be assigned a section of the river. Al Young… Read More »

Prairie flower walk

The Friends of the Black River will host its annual guided prairie wildflower walk Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on land being restored to native habitat as it was before it was farmed. The land is located north of Black River Falls and those interested in carpooling to the site are asked to meet at 5:30… Read More »

Mattress recycling program to be presented

Recycling mattresses and keeping the materials out of landfills will be the subject of the Friends of the Black River’s June program. The program will be presented Wednesday, June 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The meeting is free and the public is encouraged to attend. For more… Read More »

FBR to hold annual spring wildflower hike

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual wildflower hike Saturday, May 11, 2019. Each spring, the organization sponsors a hike for those interested in learning to identify spring wildflowers blooming in the Black River watershed. The trail is located on Pettibone Pass and is considered easy walking; the hike will last about… Read More »

Earth Day Cleanups, 2019

The Friends of the Black River will hold two Earth Day Cleanups in 2019. The first will be the Clark County cleanup and will be held Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Volunteers are asked to meet at at the city’s yard waste disposal area at the end of W. 8th Street… Read More »

Spring wildflower walk

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual spring wildflower walk Saturday, May 11, 2019. Those wanting to carpool to the trail head should meet at the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce parking lost by 9:30 a.m. Hike is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. and last an hour to an hour… Read More »

Program about private woodland management to be presented

Ralph Heiser, chair of Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association Chippewa Valley Chapter, will present a program about the organization’s mission and the assistance it can provide private woodland owners at the Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Friends of the Black River meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub meeting room at the Lunda Community Center. The… Read More »

2019 spring paddling outings

The Friends of the Black River will host a paddle on Robinson Creek Saturday, April 6, 2019. Paddlers are to meet at 10 a.m. at the Old Highway I landing. , 2019 Paddlers are also invited to paddle Halls Creek Sunday, April 7, 2019. They should meet at 9 a.m. at the Lower Lake landing.… Read More »

Raising monarch butterflies is topic of March 13, 2019 program

Raising monarch butterflies in the home from egg stage to adult will be the topic of the Wednesday, March 13 Friends of the River meeting. Scott Marshall of Holmen will present the program beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub community room at the Lunda Community Center. The butterfly program is free and the public… Read More »