Paddle the beautiful Turtle Flambeau Flowage and learn about the area’s loon and osprey research with Terry Daulton and Jeff Wilson on Friday, June 28th at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
We’re meeting at Fisherman’s Landing off Popko Circle East Dr. at 10 a.m., and paddling until noon on the Turtle Flambeau. From Mercer, go north on Hwy. 51 and turn left onto County FF. Take FF for 1.0 mile to Popko Circle Drive East and turn left. Go 7.0 miles to a sign for Fisherman’s Landing, and turn left. Follow this road for 0.5 miles to the end.
Participants need to minimally bring a kayak or canoe, paddle, and pfd. Binoculars and cameras are advised if you feel safe paddling with them. Bring water and snacks as needed. An outhouse is available at the landing, and parking is ample at the site.
Jeff Wilson and Terry Daulton banded loons on the Turtle Flambeau for well over a decade. Terry Daulton is an environmental educator, consulting biologist and artist who served as the LoonWatch coordinator at Northland College from 1989-1997. She studied loons as a field biologist from 1998-2004 for the Wisconsin DNR and the US Geological Survey. She also serves as Board President for Wisconsin’s Green Fire, a non-profit organization of Wisconsin conservation scientists. Jeff Wilson is also a consulting biologist, having retired after a 26 year career with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Bureau’s of Wildlife Management and Forest Management.
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Photo by Teddy Llovet, used under Creative Commons license