May Monthly Meeting

Meeting will be held on May 22nd at 6:00 PM at the Round Up North in Brule.

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Mudsnails Spreading

There are a few invasive species present along or in the Brule River that need monitoring, but one of the most troubling potential invaders is the New Zealand mudsnail (click on Mudsnails to learn more).  In 2013, mudsnails were discovered for the first time in inland Wisconsin waters in Black Earth Creek, a popular trout […]

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Lost Push Pole

A 12-foot aluminum push pole with wood on one end, special homemade spike on other end, and wrapped with black grip tape was lost at the Stones Bridge Landing on May 12th, 2017. It was left on the ground by the signs. The owner launched at 10:30 AM and several canoes that launched later told the owner that the pole was […]

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EPA Settles Lawsuit: Puts Pebble Mine First, America Last

May 12, 2017 by Taryn Kiekow Heimer of the Natural Resources Defense Council If the Trump administration’s strategy is to put a foreign mining company first—and America’s greatest wild salmon fishery dead last—then sadly it’s succeeding. Today EPA settled a lawsuit with Northern Dynasty Minerals—the Canadian junior mining company behind the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, […]

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Brule River State Forest Master Plan 15-year Review Nears Completion

The Brule River State Forest is nearing the end of a 15-year Master Plan Review required by Wisconsin administrative code. A summary and response to public comments from the February and March open house meetings and comment period on the refined recreation proposals are now available on the Brule Plan review web page. The plan […]

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We’re Going Digital!

You’ll be receiving your newsletters electronically beginning with the May issue if we have your email address. The board of directors decided last year to transition to a digital newsletter primarily because of the rising cost of printing and mailing the newsletter. Our projections indicated that we would have needed to raise the Club dues substantially […]

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DNR’s Cathy Stepp Defends Her Record on Climate Change and Pollution

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources secretary Cathy Stepp defended her agency’s record on climate change and environmental protection during a legislative hearing Thursday on Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2017-19 budget. Click on Climate Change and Pollution.

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South Shore Railroad Grade

The South Shore Railroad abandoned its operations in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s. After operation ceased, maintenance of their grades also ended. Over time, the grade crossing Nebagamon Creek has become a problem. Concern about this grade first surfaced more than 25 years ago. The Club is working with the Wisconsin DNR and Brule River Preservation to […]

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Family Fun Day Events

The Family Fun Day will be hosted by the Brule River State Fish Hatchery (click on Brule Hatchery to learn more) on Saturday June 3rd from 10 AM to 3 PM. The event will be held in cooperation with the Brule River Sportsman’s Club, Brule River State Forest (click on BRSF for more information), Wisconsin Wildlife Federation (click on WWF), […]

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Summer Free Fishing Weekend

Wisconsin’s summer free fishing weekend will be June 3rd and 4th this year.  Click on Free Fishing Weekend for details.

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