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Town of Springwater seeks grant for acquisition of land

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Published: January 20, 2012 by the Northeast Region

Contact(s): Chris Halbur, Northeast Region Grants Team Supervisor, 920-662-5121

Grant requested for Stewardship acquisition project in the Town of Springwater

WILD ROSE, Wis. - The Town of Springwater has applied for a 50 percent matching grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program to assist with the purchase of 2.94 acres of land in the Town of Springwater in Waushara County. The Town of Springwater will provide match to the grant award.

The property is being acquired to create a passive community park and will include hunting, fishing, trapping, hiking, cross-county skiing, picnic areas and other outdoor recreation activities. Public access to the Pine River will be available via this property.

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 Chris Halbur, Northeast Region Grants Team Supervisor, 2984 Shawano Avenue, Green Bay, WI, 54313 or sent by email to Christine.Halbur@Wisconsin.gov. If you have questions about this project Chris Halbur can be reached by phone at (920) 662-5121. Written comments will be accepted through February 13, 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.

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