Category Archives: Events

2021 Spring Wildflower Walk

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual wildflower hike Saturday, May 8. The trail is located on Pettibone Pass and is considered easy walking; the guided hike will last about an hour. For those unable to join the Saturday hike, self-guided walks can be taken May 7 and May 9, with the… Read More »

Spring Hike

The Friends of the Black River will hold a nature hike Sunday, March 21, 2021. The hike will be about two miles along East Bank trail of the Black River. Participants wanting to carpool/caravan should meet at noon in the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot located at 120 N. Water Street, Black… Read More »

Upcoming outdoor winter activities

Jackson In Action is holding a Triple Snowshoe Challenge to provide other opportunities to enjoy the outdoors this winter. The challenge involves three snowshoe/hiking events. The events will have a marked two- to three-mile course participants can do anytime on the three weekends between Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. and ending Sunday at 3 p.m. … Read More »

Snowshoe hike

The Friends of the Black River and the Jackson County Hiking Club will cosponsor a snowshoe hike at the Skyline Golf Course Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. Meet-up time in the golf course’s parking lot is set for 12:45 p.m. A tour of new hiking/snowshoe trails will begin at 1 p.m. The tour will last about… Read More »

Annual holiday movie night cancelled

Due to the pandemic, the Friends of the Black River will not be holding its 2020 holiday movie night in December. Future events and meetings continue to be on hold until it’s determined it is safe to meet in large groups. For more information about FBR, email info_fbr@yahoo.com.

Volunteers needed for County Highway K Cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help remove trash along County Highway K. The cleanup is FBR’s Adopt-A-Highway commitment. Volunteers are asked to meet Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of County Highway K and State Highway 54 East. Supplies will be provided. For more information… Read More »

River cleanup planned in Clark County

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help with its annual river cleanup Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Volunteers are asked to meet at 8 a.m. at Listeman Park on 15th Street in Neillsville to be assigned a section of the river. Volunteers may paddle the river or participate in the land-based… Read More »

Volunteers needed for 2020 river cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help with its annual river cleanup Saturday, Aug. 22. Volunteers are asked to meet at 8 a.m. at Al Young Park at the south end of First Street in Black River Falls to be assigned a section of the river. Volunteers may paddle the… Read More »

FBR to hold prairie wildflower walk

Because storms are forecast for Tuesday evening, the Friends of the Black River will host its annual guided prairie wildflower walk Wednesday, July 15 2020. The walk, guided by Steve Humphrey, will be at a site he has been restoring to natural prairie. The site is several miles outside of Black River Falls and participants… Read More »