Namakagon Tales

Namakagon Tales of The School House Gang “A more or less factual account of the meanderings and adventures of a few dedicated, dyed in the wool trout fishermen and how these events led to the close association of these kindred spirits into a close knit association which the natives of northern Wisconsin call “The School…

NRP Article in Bottom Line

Photo courtesy of John Simonson. There is an introductory article about Namekagon River Partnership in the December 13th edition of Bottom Line News and Views.  Our thanks to Alan Ralph. The article can be viewed here: NRP – Bottom Line December 2011   The current edition of Bottom Line News and Views can be found…

Short History of Highway 63

Image and text from The History of Wisconsin’s Northwoods – 350 Years in the Seeley Hills by Jim Schirott. Reprinted with permission. “Wisconsin Highway 24, now called U.S. Highway 63 is pictured running north through downtown Seeley around 1915.  Electric poles reflect the height of civility. On the left is the Uhrenholdt farm, which was located…

11-21-11 Work Session

The Steering Group will be meeting at the Seeley Sawmill Saloon on Monday, November 21 at 1:00pm for a work session to discuss organizational start-up tasks and  some early 2012 planning. You are invited to attend and participate. Downloads below require free Adobe Reader (www.adobe.com) Link to Steering Group documents http://namekagon.org/?page_id=40 Work Session Agenda NRP…

Sigurd Olson – Sense of Place

“The Listening Post” article in the November-December issue of Minnesota Conservation Volunteer magazine has a Seeley connection.  It is available below, with permission from the publisher (requires Adobe Reader to download).

The Listening Post – Minnesota Conservation Volunteer – NovDec 2011

Or visit the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer website: www.mndnr.gov/magazine for this and other great conservation articles.

Seeley History – 1885

Image and text from The History of Wisconsin’s Northwoods – 350 Years in the Seeley Hills by Jim Schirott. Reprinted with permission. “The 9-foot diameter tree pictured here was probably 500 years old, before being cut by the North Wisconsin Lumber Company boys.  Venerability did not matter to Freddy Weyerhauser.  The only thing that mattered…