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FOG cleans up Gile Flowage

 

November 3, 2017

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HENRY, FROM left, Linnaea and Ian Shackleford take a break from collecting garbage on a Gile Flowage island during the Friends of the Gile Flowage's annual fall clean-up. The month-long clean-up removed 400 pounds of trash from the flowage.

GILE, Wis. - More than 400 pounds of trash were removed from the Gile Flowage during the Friends of the Gile Flowage's recent fall clean-up.

"With more people coming to Iron County to discover the beautiful resource we have in the Gile Flowage, it's important to keep it clean and pristine," said FOG president Cathy Techtmann.

The clean-up has taken place in the last month, according to Techtmann, and was capped off with a pontoon boat visit to several of the flowage's islands to collect the garbage left there.

Volunteers traveled to Russ' Island, Twin Island, Wedding Island, Big Island and...



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