8-14-12 Advisory Group

The Advisory Group will be meeting at the Seeley Sawmill Saloon on Tuesday, August 14 at 2:00pm for a session to work on our 2012-13 Initiatives. PLEASE NOTE THIS TIME CHANGE. A draft of the initiatives can be found here: http://namekagon.org/?page_id=867 Downloads below require free Adobe Reader (www.adobe.com) Meeting Agenda NRP Advisory Group Agenda 8-14-12…

Big Brook Study

Introduction The upper Namekagon River and key tributary streams are being examined in terms of their fish populations and physical characteristics.  Each fish species has a preferred temperature zone, often labeled cold water (not exceeding 72° F), cool water, and warm water (influenced by the temperature of the air). As Lake Namakagon is a warm…

7-10-12 Advisory Group

The Advisory Group will be meeting at the Seeley Sawmill Saloon on Tuesday, July 10th at 2:00pm for a session to work on our 2012-13 Initiatives. PLEASE NOTE THIS TIME CHANGE. A draft of the initiatives can be found here: http://namekagon.org/?page_id=867 Downloads below require free Adobe Reader (www.adobe.com) Meeting Agenda NRP Advisory Group Agenda 7-10-12…

Looking for Cold Water

On June 10th, Patrick Shirey, University of Notre Dame, arrived in the Cable area along with five students to start monitoring water temperatures in the upper Namekagon River and its perennial tributaries (click on images to enlarge). On June 12th this group, accompanied by two National Park Service staff, completed a recon trip from the Namakagon Lake Dam…

June 16th – 1st Annual Gathering

Our 1st Annual Meeting is on Saturday, June 16th at the Sawmill Saloon in Seeley.  Social Hour: 5:30pm – 6:30pm       Displays       Refreshments       Door prizes Inside Track: 6:30pm – 8pm       Virtual Tour of the Namekagon River       Slide presentation of river and its history       Book reading: “The Treasure of the…

5-29-12 Advisory Group

The Steering Advisory Group will be meeting at the Seeley Sawmill Saloon on Tuesday, May 29th at 1:00pm for a work session to plan for our June 16th Annual Meeting Downloads below require free Adobe Reader (www.adobe.com) Meeting Agenda NRP Steering Group Agenda 5-29-12 A Board meeting will be held at noon, before the work session.…

5-8-12 Steering Group

The Steering Advisory Group will be meeting at the Seeley Sawmill Saloon on Tuesday, May 8th at 1:00pm for a work session including a recap of the April 28th Namekagon River Cleanup event, a discussion of the inter-jurisdictional Namekagon – St. Croix Rivers Fisheries Management Plan, and our plans for the June 16th Annual Meeting Downloads below require free Adobe…

River Cleanup Thank you

Thank you! Thanks to your volunteer effort, the spring Namekagon River cleanup on April 28th was a great success. It was a great way to celebrate National Park Week with our friends at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.  While it was a bit disappointing to see the amount of litter that we picked up from…

River Cleanup Event – April 28th

Join with the Namekagon River Partnership on Saturday, April 28th for our first annual Namekagon River cleanup event. We are celebrating National Park Week with our friends at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.  Our meeting place will be the Hayward Landing (Highway 27 near the DNR Ranger Station) at 9am.  A river map can be…

The Heritage Initiative

The Heritage Initiative – Many Waters, Many Stories, One Special Place The Heritage Initiative is a community project asking our neighbors in the Namekagon – St. Croix River region if a National Heritage Area would be a good fit for our area. The Initiative seeks to identify shared stories and special places, discuss benefits and…