The following is a selection of resources about the Mercer area, including state and local government, schools, attractions, maps, and more.
Local Government and Schools
Town of Mercer Government site – www.townofmercer.com
Iron County, Wisconsin – www.ironcountywi.org
State of Wisconsin – www.wisconsin.gov
Mercer School District (K12) – www.mercer.k12.wi.us
Nicolet College – www.nicoletcollege.edu
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – http://dnr.wi.gov
Attractions and Recreation
Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce – www.mercercc.com
Northern Highland American Legion State Forest – dnr.wi.gov/topic/stateforests/nhal/
Mercer Outdoors Info – www.mercerwi.info
Ashland and Iron County Waterfalls – www.gowaterfalling.com
Gogebic County Waterfalls – a Google map
Great Lakes Maps – www.greatlakesmaps.org – Historic maps and surveys of lakes in Wisconsin. A project of the UW Sea Grant.
More Wisconsin Information
Miss Pronouncer – an online guide to pronouncing all those Wisconsin place names – www.misspronouncer.com
Wisconsin DNR Hunting Dates and Deadlines – http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/dates.html
Wisconsin DNR Fishing Regulations – http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/regulations/index.html
Northwoods Ecology and Wildlife
LoonWatch – the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute – Mercer isn’t known as the “Loon Capitol of the World” for nothing! Learn more about these beautiful birds and how you can protect them.
Lake Tides, a free newsletter for people interested in Wisconsin Lakes, is available online from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point extension office – http://www4.uwsp.edu/cnr/uwexlakes/laketides