2019 NWLT Upcoming Events Open to the Public:

April 16 at 6:30 pm: Presentation on Old Growth Forest Pilot Study  WhitePineat the Mercer Public Library.

April 22: Nicolet Sustainability Fair at Nicolet College, Rhinelander. NWLT will have a table at the Fair.

Postponed until May due to ground conditions – April 25 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm: Volunteer Work Day at Dugan Squash Lake Preserve in Woodboro (8 miles west of Rhinelander). Activities include cutting down trees, trail clearing, boundary marking and sign placement.

May 2 at 2:00 – 5:00 pm: Conserved Property Monitoring Training 
at Yawkey Forest Reserve, Hazelhurst. New and seasoned volunteers who would like to assist NWLT in monitoring conserved properties should attend this informative training. Monitoring is typically once per year and entails contacting the private landowner (if applicable), walking/hiking properties, looking for changes and filling out a short report form. Training will include map reading, basic compass skills and use of GPS units to find pre-marked points of interest. (Rain date – May 9.)

May 23 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm: Volunteer Work Day at Holmboe Conifer Forest in Rhinelander. Activities include removing invasive species and repairing boardwalks. Contact Troy for more information.

June 18 at 9:00 am to 1:30 pm: Iron County Wetland Walk, meet at the Sherman Town Hall on Highway 182. Contact Troy for more information.

June 21 at 4:00 to 6:00  pm: NWLT Annual Meeting & Conservation Celebration at the Northwoods Center in downtown Eagle River. The casual event will feature NWLT’s accomplishments over the past year and recognition of long-time, outgoing Executive Director Bryan Pierce for his dedication to NWLT and northwoods conservation since 2001. Drinks, hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served. RSVP by calling (715) 479-2490 or contact Carrie. NWLT members, donors and volunteers, as well as anyone from the public, is invited to participate.

August 22 at 10 am to noon: Paddle Lake Katherine and explore the Yawkey Forest Reserve during “Land Trust Days,” a statewide initiative to experience land trust conserved lands. The paddle will start in the south bay and then head north to see the small islands and Tigertail Point (around 2 miles round trip).  Participants bring their own canoe or kayak and accessories. RSVP required – limited capacity.  Contact Troy for more information.