About ICORE

The Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE) are a group of silent sports enthusiasts promoting the responsible use of land and water open to the public for the enjoyment of all, with the following goals: Promote non-motorized recreational activities on…

Outdoor Opportunities

From biking to kayaking, snowshoeing to waterfalls, Iron County is full of outdoor recreation opportunities. Here are some our members’ favorites…

Events

The Iron County, Wisconsin, area has a lot to offer for outdoor recreation. See the ICORE Calendar for ICORE-sponsored and partner events. Visit the FeLiveLife calendar for all kinds of events in the Gogebic Iron Range. Follow the Iron County…

Latest News

2018 Conservation on Tap

The Iron County Land and Water Conservation Department has announced its 2018 “Conservation on Tap” schedule. These events are held at The Pines in Mercer, and are also sponsored by the Iron County Lakes and River Alliance. Each program is…

Trail work continuing this summer

Trail work continues on various projects in Iron County this summer, as the many volunteers and organizations in our area continue their improvement plans: Charlie Zinsmaster of the Penokee Rangers reports that rough cutting on new Uller Novice Loop is…

Van Vliet Lake Conservation Area dedication June 22

The Northwoods Land Trust will hold its annual meeting and an official dedication of the Van Vliet Lake Conservation Area on June 22 beginning at 12:30pm at the Presque Isle Community Center. The Van Vliet Lake Conservation area is located…

Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program

The Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program invites you to submit your turtle sightings! The project goals are to document statewide turtle distributions and to identify locations where turtle mortality is high to improve infrastructure and improve outcomes for our turtles. Visit…

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Wisconsin Bumble Bee Brigade seeking volunteers

The Wisconsin Bumble Bee Brigade is a photography-based volunteer monitoring project that seeks to collect data on bumblebees in Wisconsin to assist the DNR in managing and conserving these important pollinators. Volunteers will be trained on bumblebee biology, identification, and…

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Frog & Toad Survey

The Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey (WFTS) is a citizen-based monitoring program coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP). The WFTS began annual statewide surveys in 1984…

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