State Preserve Advisory Board to tour Yellow River State Forest this Thursday

The State Preserve Advisory Board will tour Yellow River State Forest and Turkey River Mounds State Preserve to prepare for review of issues that will be discussed at an upcoming business meeting (to be determined and announced later).

The board will tour Yellow River State Forest in Harpers Ferry (Allamakee County) September 29, beginning at 1 p.m., at the headquarters office (729 State Forest Road). The tour will feature options to manage oak woodlands.

The board will then tour Turkey River Mounds State Preserve, near Millville (Clayton County) September 30, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at the parking lot of the former Bootleggers Tavern, in Millville (36835 Noble Road). The tour will examine options for forest management in the archaeological mounds area and recent hill prairie restoration work.