Public Hearing for “No Wake Zones” on Cisco Chain ~ May 18, 2022

As you may know, members of the CCROA approached the Township Board requesting assistance to obtain “No Wake Zones” in between some of the channels between some of the lakes on the Cisco Chain.  At the April 13th Township Board meeting, a Public Hearing was set for May 18, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. to hear the concerns…

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

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

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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MLSA Boat Wake Study Update

The first report from the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) Healthy Waters Initiative on boat-generated wake waves is now published and available for download. UMN Boat-Generated Waves Report – Now Available

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Seeking Student Housing for Summer Season

Hello all ISCCW members: ISCCW and the Cisco Chain Riparian Owners Association (CCROA) are coordinating with the Environmental Research and Innovation Center at UW-Oshkosh for the 2022 boating season to bring students to our area through the Wisconsin Clean Boats Clean Waters program. The Environmental Research and Innovation Center has long operated the Wisconsin Clean…

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Fish Rulers For Sale

Local Distributors of ISCCW Fish Rulers *** $5.00 suggested donation *** Bent’s Camp, 6882 Helen Creek Road, Land O’ Lakes, WI Forest Lake Country Store, 6256 County Road B, Land O’ Lakes, WI Gateway BP, 4072 County Road B, Land O’ Lakes, WI Hillside Resort, 2474 S. Shore Road, Phelps WI Nordine’s, Corner of US 2…

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Bring Your Weeds

Do you think you might have an invasive species in your lake or yard? Bring a bagged sample to Scott Pearson, biologist at the Watersmeet & Iron River Ranger Station, US 2 and US 45, Watersmeet, MI. The phone number is 906-358-4027. Please mark the bag with your name, contact information, collection date and location…

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