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Fire Restrictions Effective on April 6 in Portions of
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
ST. CROIX FALLS, Wisconsin: Fire restrictions in portions of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway will become effective on Friday, April 6, 2012.The restrictions prohibit campfires and smoking outside.
Areas affected by these restrictions are National Park Service land along:
·the St. Croix River from Gordon Dam south to Nevers Dam;
·the Namekagon River from Highway 53 in Trego, Wisconsin, to its confluence with the St. Croix River.
Did You Know?
Winged maple leaf mussels were thought to be extinct until some were rediscovered in the St. Croix River in 1987. Today scientists are helping to raise young mussels and re-introducing them into their former range including St. Croix National Scenic Riverway to help prevent future extinction.