FUNDRAISER: Our 6th Annual Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club Fundraiser will be on Saturday August 18th, 2018 at Animal’s Bear Trail Inn on the corner of Hwy 64 and Hwy T Mountain WI from Noon to 6:00 pm. We will have food, refreshments, meat raffle, 50-50 raffles, gun raffle, packer autographed football raffle and our large cash raffle drawing will be 6:00 pm. Please feel free to bring friends and families, members or non-members. This event is open to the public. All money raised from this event will go back into opening new ATV Trails and maintaining the current ATV Trails. At 11:00 am we will have our 2nd membership meeting at the same location. We will be setting up for the event starting at 9:00 am on Saturday, if you can help, please be there at 9:00 am. Hope to see you all there!!!!
HELP: Our club purchased 2 new tents and we need some help on Friday August 17th to set these 2 tents up and one other large tent. We will start at 2:00 pm on Friday to set up these tents, meeting at Animal’s Bear Trail Inn. Any help will be appreciated!!! Thanks.
LAKEWOOD MARDI GRAS PARADE: Just a reminder our club will be in the Lakewood Mardi Gras Parade this Sunday, July 15th starting at Noon. This year our club will have a small float along with ATV Rider’s in the Parade. We will line-up at 11:30 at the Lakewood Cemetery North of Town. We will have Mardi Gras Beads for all riders to throw out during the parade. We will be inviting the Red Arrow Snowmobile Club & ATV Club to also ride in the parade. All members, relatives and friends are welcome to ride in the parade. All children are welcome to ride but anyone under the age of 18 must wear a helmet. Hope to see as many members as possible!!! We want to take first place this year in the best Parade Float!!!! Thanks.
Bridge across the Wolf River
CALL TO ACTION: Your Hidden Bear Trail leadership team along with the Red Arrow Club and the White Lake ATV Club have been working for six years to site a Recreational Bridge across the Wolf River and a trail across the DNR Property at Langlade. The Langlade County Snowmobile Council has joined the effort to make this bridge and trail happen. This project will connect the Wolf River State Trail at White Lake with the Nicolet State Trail thru Boulder Lake. It will take the snowmobiles off of the busy Highway 64 bridge, allow ATV’s and UTV’s to cross the Wolf River and the recreational bridge will also be open to silent sport users. The following information pertains to another online survey regarding the DNR Wolf River Fishery Property Master Plan Amendment and an important meeting on June 20th in regards to this property:
ON-LINE SURVEY: The DNR is taking public comments about this project. There is a public comment period that is open now and goes thru July 10th, 2018. The survey mentions a possible alternative to use a re-constructed Highway 64 bridge that would include a lane for snowmobiles, ATV’s and UTV’s. Our leadership team strongly prefers a free standing recreational bridge. Feel free to express your thought about either option. FYI the highway recreational lane option would delay the crossing by at least 2 or more years. The leadership team prefers the free standing option.
SURVEY: You can make comments online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QKMY36Q from now till July 10th, 2018 or print out a paper form to mail in by clicking the following link: https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/lands/PropertyPlanning/Northwoods/documents/Upper_Wolf_River/Documents/HardcopyInputFormUpperWolfRiverAmendment.pdf. You can make comments as a snowmobiler or ATV/UTV rider in support but if you enjoy any silent sports we suggest you comment about how user groups should work together to move this process forward.
OPEN HOUSE MEETING: This important open house will take place on Wednesday June 20th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. This is a “come and go” type event where you can talk to and make comments to the DNR Staff about your support for this project. Stay a few minutes or the two hours…the choice is up to you. Please plan to attend and make your voice heard about this important project. Not all user groups are excited to see this go forward so we need lots of support!!!
If anyone would like to read the entire Proposed Amendment to the Wolf River Fishery area can go to the following website: https//dnr.wi.gov/topic/lands/PropertyPlanning/Northwoods/documents/Upper_Wolf_River/documents/UpperWolfRiverAmendment.pdf
Jim Wisneski, Secretary
Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club