Stewardship: Osprey Cam will be online by Earth Day 2022

Nov. 2, 2021

Dairyland is collaborating with longtime environmental stewardship partner Raptor Resource Project to install a live-streaming osprey camera alongside the osprey nesting platform on Bunyan’s Island, which is within the Dairyland Reservoir (Ladysmith, Wis.). Dairyland’s Flambeau Hydro Station water-powered plant operates on the Reservoir. As part of our commitment to being a good neighbor in communities where we do business, Dairyland supports environmental enhancements in and around the 2,000 acre Reservoir.

Pond Maintenance at Dairyland’s Alma Site to begin Nov. 8

Nov. 1, 2021

Dairyland Power Cooperative maintains boater access to “Rail Loop Pond” on the Mississippi River adjacent to Dairyland’s Alma Site facility. Beginning Monday, Nov. 8, the J.F. Brennan Co. (La Crosse, Wis.) will conduct dredging activities to clear the pond and better facilitate boater traffic and recreational use.

The stewardship project is expected to extend for approximately two weeks, during which time anglers will not have access to the pond.

Celebrating new solar sites in cooperative system

Oct. 26, 2021

Dairyland's member cooperative, MiEnergy, hosted a dedication on Oct. 25 in Rushford, Minn., at one of the four solar energy sites coming online in its service territory. The Dairyland member cooperative has a power purchase agreement (PPA) with OneEnergy Renewables for the 9 MW of electricity generated by solar arrays in Minnesota’s Rushford Village, Fountain, Lanesboro and Stockton. 

Dairyland Supports Gundersen Health’s AngelEye Camera System

Oct. 7, 2021

To enhance patient care and keep families connected, Dairyland has donated a total of $2,500 to Gundersen Health System to support their partnership with AngelEye Camera System.

Dairyland contributed $1,250, which was matched by CoBank, a national cooperative bank, through CoBank’s Sharing Success Program. The AngelEye Camera system will install 18 adjustable cameras in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).