September 2019

South Shore Railroad Grade Update

August 1, 2019 Update Ownership issue being resolved – The Canadian National Railroad has taken ownership responsibility for the grade. Brule River Preservation Inc. (to learn more about Brule River Preservation, click on Brule Preservation) has been doing a great deal of the work during this last month and is working with their lawyers to help…

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2019 Habitat Projects Completed

Twenty-three volunteers spent 2 Saturday mornings restoring 2 more of the spawning areas downstream of the Stone’s Bridge Canoe Landing.  This year’s work involved transporting nearly 19 tons of washed gravel from the landing to those sites. The gravel was shoveled into wheelbarrows and then off loaded into small dingy type boats which were then…

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LSSA 5th Annual Spey Day

The Lake Superior Steelhead Association will hold its 5th annual Spey Day on September 7th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Click on LSSA news for more details.

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2018 – 2019 Brule River Steelhead Run

Department of Natural Resources fisheries personnel have completed the fishway steelhead counts for the 2018 – 2019 run year. The link to the most recent counts downloads as a pdf file that requires Adobe® Reader®. If you don’t have this software you can download it free by clicking on the Adobe Reader link below.  Click …

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The Importance of Habitat

Maintaining the Brule River’s habitat in a healthy state has long been an important focus of the Club. In-stream habitat work by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with the help of Club members, along with donations by local businesses, the help of the Wisconsin National Guard, and the work of Animal and Plant Health…

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