Category Archives: News

FBR Party Monday Night! (2011)

Dec. 2011 This is a reminder of the holiday party Monday night. The evening will start at 6  p.m. with social time and the video showing will begin at 7 p.m. The videos will be America’s Rivers (a PBS production) and the Rim to Rim Hike taped and produced by Steve Firkins. Admission is $10… Read More »

Snowy Owls in the Black River Region (4/2011)

Okay all you Harry Potter fans, here’s your chance to see Snowy Owls. The past few weeks has found hundreds (probably thousands) of snowy owls heading south from the Arctic region into southern Canada and the northern half of the United States. Especially in Wisconsin and Minnesota large numbers of birds have been spotted. In… Read More »

Visit Facebook and share your Black River experiences

We are now on facebook! This can be a wonderful way for folks to share their river experiences and give updates on how different parts of the river are looking. Go tofacebook and find friends who are also going out on the river. Let others know of areas that need attention, or that are worth… Read More »

FBR Summer Newsletter

The Summer newsletter is available for you to read! Check it out under “newsletter” orclick here!

Visit UW-Extension office and get your Rain Barrel!

Rain barrels are on sale through the Jackson County UW-Extension office as of the week of April 18th for $25 each.  Rain barrels can play an important part in environmental protection and preservation.  For every inch of rain that falls on a 1,000 sq. foot roof, about 600 gallons of water can be collected.  Rain… Read More »

Ways for Everyone to get Involved

Here is a list of some of the ways YOU can get involved with FBR: Tasks: Contribute to Facebook (Friends of the Black River, WI) and web page through Roxanne Rogers County Fair- Man the booth, talk about being a member, hand out brochures and membership materials Be a stream monitor Donate computer media skills… Read More »