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    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

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  • High Water Levels On The St. Croix And Namekagon Rivers

    The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers are running high, fast and cold due to snowmelt and recent rain. Ice flows and other floating debris may be present making conditions additionally hazardous. Osceola Landing has been closed. Other landings may be flooded More »

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  • 01/19/2013

    Location: St. Croix River Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Julie Galonska Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 715-483-2270

Presented by Jeffrey Kampa, Fish Research Scientist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources  at 10 am on January 19, 2013

Concern over the decline of lake sturgeon populations across Wisconsin has led to support for protection and enhancement plans in several river systems. Between 2008 and 2012, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources assessed distribution, movement, and abundance of lake sturgeon below dams on the Namekagon and upper St. Croix rivers and above the Trego Dam on the Namekagon. Come hear about the results of the study and what it means for the future of sturgeon along the Riverway.