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Northwoods Land Trust to host paddle eventSubmitted: 08/21/2017
Northwoods Land Trust to host paddle event
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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ebeu@wjfw.com

EAGLE RIVER - People will get the chance to see three protected areas by land and water this Wednesday.

Volunteers from the Northwoods Land Trust are hosting a Deerskin River Paddle and Preserve float trip that lets people get out of their boats and get up close and personal with protected lands.


Trip coordinator Sandy Lotto says this is the first time the protected lands will be open to the public.

"We're going to highlight three properties that are going to be protected forever from every being split up or developed. And those are just three of the 85 properties that we have," said Lotto.

Lotto also says the float trip will be slow paced so everyone has a chance to experience the wildlife.

"Deerskin River is considered to be one of the most biologically diverse rivers in northern Wisconsin. You just never know what you're going to see in terms of wildlife," explained Lotto.

Participants will meet at the Deerskin River 1 p.m. Wednesday.


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