Lac Courte Oreilles http://wxpr.org en LCO Harvest Camp Says It Will Comply With County Rules, But Won't Pack Up http://wxpr.org/post/lco-harvest-camp-says-it-will-comply-county-rules-wont-pack <p>Members of the Lac Court Oreilles Harvest Education and Learning Project plan to rotate in and out of the site to comply with Iron County rules.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Earlier this month the Iron County Board of Supervisors gave Harvest Camp residents six business days to leave, saying they were in violation of a 14-day camping limit.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Camp spokesperson Paul DeMain says the site will remain as it is, but longterm residents will follow the rules by leaving every two weeks for at least 24 hours.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:02:47 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16051 at http://wxpr.org LCO Harvest Camp Says It Will Comply With County Rules, But Won't Pack Up Eviction Vote is Deja Vu for LCO Harvest Camp http://wxpr.org/post/eviction-vote-deja-vu-lco-harvest-camp <p>Iron County Forestry and Parks committee members have again unanimously voted to evict the residents of the Harvest Camp near the site of a proposed iron mine. &nbsp;</p><p>Members of the Lac Courte&nbsp;Oreilles tribe and other supporters have been camping on county land since early spring in opposition of Gogebic Taconite’s mine proposal.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:40:15 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11743 at http://wxpr.org Eviction Vote is Deja Vu for LCO Harvest Camp Harvest Camp Negotiations Underway http://wxpr.org/post/harvest-camp-negotiations-underway <p>Negotiations have begun between Iron County officials and the Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp.&nbsp; Tribal members and supporters set up camp in May near the site of a proposed iron mine in the Penokee Hills. &nbsp;</p><p>After signs that county officials planned to evict the group, the tribe asked to negotiate for a long term arrangement.&nbsp; Tribal member and camp overseer Mel Gasper says he believes the conversations will be fruitful.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6643 at http://wxpr.org Harvest Camp Negotiations Underway