Category Archives: Meetings

Wolf advocate to speak at April meeting

Diane Cain of Hixton will talk about her work with wolf advocacy at the Friends of the Black River April meeting. The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The meeting is free and open to the public. Cain will cover wolf characteristics… Read More »

Wild Rice is topic of March 9 2022 meeting

Kathy Smith, Great Lake Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission’s wild rice steward, will present a program about wild rice at the Friends of the Black River’s Wednesday, Mar. 9 meeting, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The community center is located at 405 State Highway 54, Black River Falls.… Read More »

Cranberry research and production will be topic of February meeting

The new cranberry research center near Millston will be the topic of the next Friends of the Black River meeting. Tom Lochner, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Association, will present a program about the center and the cranberry growers organization Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the… Read More »

Clouds program to be presented

Life in the Clouds will be explored at the Friends of the Black River’s next public educational meeting. Jeff Boyne, a meteorologist with the La Crosse National Weather Service for three decades, will talk about the role clouds play in weather forecasting. The meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10,… Read More »

Mississippi Flyway migration cam is topic of October program

Raptor Resource Project Director John Howe will present a program about a project to video waterfowl migration on the Mississippi River Flyway at the Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, Friends of the Black River meeting. The program will be presented in The Hub meeting room in the Lunda Community Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. The RRP… Read More »

Author to talk about autumn hikes

Hiking enthusiast and nature book author Rob Bignell will present a program about great autumn hikes in the Black River Falls area at the next Friends of the Black River meeting. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. For more information… 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.

2020 annual meeting

The Friends of the Black River will hold its 2020 annual meeting Wednesday, October 14 in the shelter at Lunda Community Park beginning at 6:30 p.m. Election of board members will be held and annual reports presented. Those attending will be encouraged to social distance and wear masks. Current members are also encouraged to renew… Read More »

April program cancelled

Due to the CORVID-19 restrictions, the April meeting/program has been cancelled. The presenter scheduled to give the program is restricted from giving public talks for at least the next 30 days. We will try to reschedule the program when the restriction has been raised.

Turtles will be topic of March FBR meeting presentation

UW-Stevens Point professor Peter Zani will give a program at the March 11, 2020 Friends of the Black River meeting about the wildlife tunnel installed under State Highway 66 to reduce the number of turtles injured or killed on that roadway near Stevens Point. The meeting will be held in The Hub at the Lunda… Read More »