December 11th at Bad River Casino
The Wild Rivers Chapter of Trout Unlimited Presents "Wetlands of the Penokee Hills"
With Tracy Hames, Executive Director of Wisconsin Wetlands Association
December 11th, 7:00 PM - Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Martin Hanson Theater
Wisconsin Wetlands Association (WWA) is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and enjoyment of Wisconsin’s wetlands. Tracy and staff have spent much time this summer assessing the wetlands of the proposed mine project area in the Bad River Watershed of the Penokee Hills.
Before returning to Wisconsin in 2011, Tracy worked for decades protecting, restoring and managing large wetland projects on the Yakama Indian Reservation in eastern Washington state.
Presentation will cover:
Penokee Hills Iron Mine Proposal
●What is known about the mine proposal.
Wetlands of the Proposed Iron Mine Project Area
●Wetlands and their role in project area watershed health.
●Potential project impacts to wetlands and the health of
the Bad River watershed, including the Kakagon/Bad River
●Learn what you can do to become involved.Slough estuary.
A discussion will follow the presentation
This program is free and open to the public.