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Mercer School

2690 W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547

Office: 715-476-2154

Li’l Turtle Flowage

This project is being worked on by Chase Uebelher.

Little Turtle River Flowage USGS Mercer Quad, Wisconsin, Topographic Map

Little Turtle River Flowage is a Reservoir in the state of Wisconsin (county of Iron), located at latitude - longitude coordinates (also known as lat-long or GPS coordinates) of N 46.14328 and W -90.07683. Little Turtle River Flowage is shown in the center of the topographic (topo) map, which is sourced from the United States Geographical Survey map USGS Mercer quad. The nearest major town is Mercer, WI.

Click here for: Directions to and Map of Little Turtle Flowage Area

On July 7, 2008 Chase, Mrs. Krans, and Ms. Varsik saw a pair of Trumpeter Swans just like these at the Little Turtle Flowage. There were six signets, which are the most ever recorded at the flowage. Chase showed the two teachers the progress he had been making on his responsibilities at the site. He has kept track of the Tree Swallows nesting in Bluebird houses. The houses were built to attract Bluebirds but as of yet, they are housing only Tree Swallows. All the babies had fledged except for one new nest. Bruce Bacon said the new nest might possibly be bluebirds or a late nesting swallow. The mosquitoes were vicious. We stopped at the DNR station and talked with Bruce Bacon about Chases progress. Chase will continue tagging knapweed to be sprayed. He will continue to bird watch and identify plants, animals, and check water levels. He will be banding Osprey with Mr. Bacon soon. He is taking lots of pictures, which will be added to the site soon.