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Kettle Moraine Land Trust seeks grant for acquisition of land
News Release Published: February 2, 2012 by the Central Office
Contact(s): Dan Kaemmerer, Community Services Specialist, 414-263-8704
Grant requested for Stewardship Habitat Areas project in the Town of East Troy, Walworth County
EAST TROY, Wis. – The Kettle Moraine Land Trust has applied for a 50 percent matching grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program to assist with the purchase of 7.8 acres of land in the Town of East Troy in Walworth County. The Kettle Moraine Land Trust will provide match to the grant award.
The property is located near Lake Beulah and the Beulah Bog State Natural Area. The property will be left in its natural state and will be open to the public for low impact recreational activities including hunting, fishing, trapping, hiking, cross-county skiing, snowshoeing and nature appreciation.
The department’s initial assessment of allowed Nature Based Outdoor Activities (pdf) may be downloaded from the Stewardship Public Notice website or you may request a hard copy by contacting the project contact listed below.
Public written comments on the proposed acquisition can be mailed to Julie Sauer, Administrator, Division of Customer and Employee Services, care of Dan Kaemmerer, Community Services Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – Southeast Region, 2300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53212 or sent by email to Daniel.Kaemmerer@Wisconsin.gov. If you have questions about this project, Dan Kaemmerer can be reached by phone at (414) 263-8704. Written comments will be accepted through February 22, 2012.
Under s. NR 150.03(3), Wis. Adm. Code, an environmental analysis is not needed because this proposal is considered a Type III action. A Type III action is one that normally does not have the potential to cause significant environmental effects, normally does not significantly affect energy usage, and normally does not involve unresolved conflicts in the use of available resources.
People can sign up to receive email notices about the availability of future Stewardship Grant project news releases through the DNR website.