Category Archives: Alerts

Volunteers needed for elk monitoring project

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is recruiting volunteers to take over monitoring and maintaining the trail cameras set up in the Black River State forest. The trail cam project is intended to provide an accurate and cost-effective system for monitoring Wisconsin elk herds. It will enable researchers to estimate the size of herd and the… Read More »

Volunteers needed for annual Earth Day Cleanup

Friends of the Black River and Jackson County Forestry and Parks Department are looking for volunteers to help with this year’s Earth Day Cleanup. The cleanup will be held Saturday, April 23 and volunteers are asked to meet at the Lake Wazee Park Beach parking lot at 8 a.m. to receive assignments. Cleanup volunteers will… Read More »

Oppose Alma frac sand mine request

What took 500,000,000 years for nature to create, can be destroyed in 50 minutes by a bulldozer. A frac sand mining company will request a condition use permit to excavate within the shoreline of Halls Creek and build a rail line within sight of the waterway. Concerned citizens can voice their objections to the plan… Read More »