Wild Rivers Interpretive Center

Ribbon cutting participants from left, front, are Rick Knepper, Florence County Chamber president; Eric Printz, Friends of the Wild Rivers Interpretive Center Board president and economic development director; Shar Anderson, Wild Rivers Gift Shop manager; Wendy Gehlhoff, Wild Rivers Interpretive Center director; back, Jessie Lindeman, FWRIC treasurer; Tierany Rugg FWRIC vice president and UW-Extension partner; John Roberts, FWRIC board member and creator of the new “The Return of Trees” interpretive trail;, and Todd Miller, FWRIC board member. Additional board members unable to attend were Kim Merrill, Corky Nagel and Jeff Worral.

Smokey Bear was a big hit at the Grand Reopening of the Wild Rivers Interpretive Center and Gift Shop in Florence, Wis. May 4 was the official start of Saturday hours from now until Christmas. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources GoWild licensing equipment is in place. Stop in Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to purchase hunting or fishing licenses or renew AVT/UTV, boat or snowmobile registrations. The center also sells Florence County boat landing passes, Michigan trail passes, agency wood cutting permits and the Nicolet National Forest recreation pass.


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