Category Archive: AIS News

Aug 20 2021

European Frog-bit

Earlier this summer, botanists discovered a population of the wetland invasive plant European frog-bit (Hydrocharis morsus‐ranae) in Oconto County. This is the first time this species, which is widespread along the coastal areas of lakes Erie and Huron up to the eastern Upper Peninsula, has been found in the wild in Wisconsin. The population was …

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Aug 02 2021

Purple Loosestrife control

This week we finished mapping the county roads for Wild Parsnip and Purple Loosestrife locations.  We noted that the Wild Parsnip has bolted (flowered and gone to seed) and is pretty much done causing problems for the year.  Next spring, we will begin treatment of the sites along the county roads where we expect it …

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Jun 01 2021

Conservation Corner

Conservation Corner is a weekly article produced by the Forest County Land &Water Conservation Department. For more information contact Steve Kircher, County Conservationist-Land Information/GIS Director at 715-478-1387 or by e-mail at Thorn Hired as FLOW AIS Coordinator Lumberjack Resource Conservation & Development Council announced the hiring of Derek Thorn as the FLOW(Forest, Langlade, Oconto …

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Sep 16 2017

Congratulations to Les Schramm

Congratulations to our very own Les Schramm for his recognition in the most recent issue of Lake Tides.

Oct 14 2016

Annual Meeting

FCAL members and guests enjoyed an informative and very interesting program at the 2016 Annual FCAL Meeting,Banquet and Program.  Christopher Cold shared 300 slides featuring Wisconsin wildlife and wildlife habitat along with some live “critters” which concluded his presentation.  There were approximately 70 people in attendance at TBob’s in Laona for this event.     …

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Mar 02 2016

Let’s Talk About Dredging

Natural scenic beauty and erosion control are components of the State’s shoreline protection program. Riparian landowners accomplish these goals by allowing native vegetation to overtake the shore yards, slowing runoff of pollutants toward the waterbody and masking human habitation. Each year, surrounding vegetation sheds leaves, needles and summer growth.  Much of this vegetative matter enters …

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