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Successful ISCCW Birding Event

June 9, 2022

Hello Birders! Thanks for attending the ISCCW Birding event with John Bates and his lovely wife, Mary Burns. You were a brave bunch as we faced the onslaught of skeeters on a beautiful Sunday morning at Imp Lake! And a big thanks to John and Mary for sharing their vast wealth of knowledge with us.…

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Zebra Mussels Found on Used Dock – ISCCW to the Rescue

June 1, 2022

ISCCW helped a lakefront owner this week with sanitizing a dock that was purchased second hand. He found that it was infested with zebra mussels. Though the dock had been on dry land for a year, he realized it was unsatisfactory to place it in the water. His time spent getting to know the AIS…

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The Ice was out. We were there.

May 27, 2022

The washing of boats and trailers as they file through Watersmeet area public and private boat landings is one of the cornerstones of the ISCCW-Watersmeet Lakeguards.  Much of our non-profit funds go towards the purchase and maintenance of the power washing machines and the manpower that prevent the spreading of invasives into area lakes. The…

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Ottawa National Forest Seeking Applicants for Bio Science Tech (Plants) Positions

April 20, 2022

The Ottawa National Forest will soon be hiring two (2) GS-0404-05/06 Bio Science Tech (Plants) positions.   These positions will be permanent seasonal employees with a 13/13 tour (meaning the incumbent is guaranteed 13 pay periods of work a year, usually about May through October).  The duty station for these positions will be Ironwood, Michigan.  The…

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Birding Event Scheduled for June 4th & 5th

April 4, 2022

Explore the importance of water resources to our feathered friends Iron County Lakes and Streams Partnership (ICL&SP) and Invasive Species Control Coalition of Watersmeet (ISCCW)   Are sponsoring hikes at: The Apple Blossom Trail in Iron River on June 4 and Imp Lake near Watersmeet on June 5   to explore the connection between shorelines…

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