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County recycling program topic of February meeting

Terry Schmidt, Jackson County zoning and private onsite waste disposal systems administrator, will talk about the county’s recycling program at the Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 Friends of the Black River meeting. The meeting will be held in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is free and the public… Read More »

Meet-and-greet the new Clark County DNR warden

The Friends of the Black River – Clark County Chapter will host a meet-and-greet with the Clark County DNR Warden Charles Ackerman. The event will be held January 15, 2020, at the Clark Cultural Art Center beginning at 6 p.m. The center is located at 201 E. 4th St., Neillsville, Wisconsin. The meeting is free… Read More »

Public invited to showing of One Planet film

The public is invited to the Friends of the Black River annual holiday movie night. This year’s film will be “One Planet.” The New Visionary documentary will be shown Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, beginning at 6 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The LLC is located at 405 State Hwy 54, Black… Read More »

Volunteers needed for Neillsville 2019 river cleanup

The Friends of the Black River’s Clark County Committee is looking for volunteers to help with a river cleanup in Neillsville. The cleanup will be held Saturday, September 7, beginning at 8 a.m. at Listeman Park on E. 15th Street in Neillsville. Organizers are asking volunteers to preregister so arrangements for supplies can be made.… Read More »

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 »