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Demmer Library to hold free AIS?program June 19 PDF Print E-mail

The Edward Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes will host a free environmental program Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level.

Oneida County’s aquatic invasive species (AIS) team will discuss ways to make a positive impact regarding AIS.

Attendees will learn about using milfoil for compost, obtain recipes for rusty crayfish and learn how to raise purple loosestrife beetles.

The Oneida County AIS team includes project assistants Cara Wanserski, Therese Hubacher and Nancy Sattler.

Wanserski grew up appreciating and enjoying the splendor of the central Wisconsin outdoors. She graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a wildlife information and education degree. Wanserski said she’s excited to be part of the team and spending time in the North Woods.

Hubacher has worked in the natural resources field since graduating from Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton. From forestry research to environmental monitoring, she said she’s enjoyed using the multiple facets of her education.

She added that she’s looking forward to getting her feet wet in the emerging field of AIS and working in Oneida County to protect the area’s lakes, rivers and wetlands.

Sattler recently returned to the North Woods. She has lived in many states throughout the United States and said she believes Wisconsin has the most to offer. She added that she has enjoyed her volunteer time with Clean Boats, Clean Waters and is passionate about protecting Wisconsin’s waterways.

No registration is required for this free program.

For more information, call (715) 546-3391, or visit the library at 6961 W. School St. or demmerlibrary.org.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 5:36 PM
 

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