Monthly Archives: July 2018

FNBWA Nature Walk #3 July 14, 2018

It was a hot humid day.  Mark Nupen and Jerry McAllister gathered at the Barrens Cabin, but no visitors this day.  We had decided to explore 2 areas. The intersection just south of Gomulak Fire Ln and Clemens Rd. Mark … Continue reading

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Humans on the barrens: The wandering Arvid Lyons

We know for certain where Arvid Lyons lived out the end of his eventful life. And we know where he lies at rest in the Namekagon Barrens of northwestern Wisconsin. How and why he got there is a little more … Continue reading

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FNBWA Nature Walk – July 14th, 2018 – Free

On Saturday, July 14th, the Friends of Namekagon Barrens Wildlife Area is sponsoring a nature walk. Meet the leader, Mark Nupen between 8:30 and 9:00 am at the Friends clubhouse, 33174 Gomulak Fire Lane, Danbury, WI. Watch for red and … Continue reading

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June 30 FNBWA Barrens Nature Walk

Submitted by Mark Nupen, FNBWA President and Nature Walk Leader Thank you to all who attended. We had a great nature walk! We started at a favorite spot, which is the Forest Home School on St. Croix Trail road just … Continue reading

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Humans on the barrens: Clemens family, Clemens Creek

Concrete foundations of what likely were silos for hay on the homestead of William and Mary Clemens. At least three of us – Brian Finstad, Vern Drake and I – have poked around separately in recent weeks on what seems … Continue reading

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