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Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area draft master plan open for public review and comment through June 30

By Northwest Region June 7, 2017

Contact(s): Dave Hladilek, DNR property supervisor, 715-967-2800

June 20 public meeting will give attendees opportunity to learn more about the draft plan and interact with DNR staff

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area draft master plan is open for public review and comment through June 30, 2017.

In addition, a June 20 public meeting will give attendees the opportunity to learn more about the planning process and submit feedback. The meeting will be held on June 20 from 4-7 p.m. at the David R. Obey Ice Age Interpretive Center, located seven miles east of New Auburn and 1.9 miles east of State Highway 40 and County Highway M.

This master planning project was in progress prior to the Department of Natural Resources' Recreation Opportunities Analysis efforts. This draft plan takes into account recreation management as well as resource management, facility development and boundary modifications.

To learn more about the Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area master planning process and submit feedback online, visit dnr.wi.gov, search keywords "master planning" and select "Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area."

The Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area was established as a state recreation area in a master plan completed in 1990. This 3,500-acre property aims to preserve and interpret unique geographic land forms from the last ice age and provides a variety of recreation opportunities.

This area also hosts the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Authorized by the US Congress in 1980, this trail is one of eleven National Scenic Trails in the US. As a national and state scenic trail, the 1,000-mile Ice Age Trail will eventually connect Interstate State Park and Potawatomi State Park. To learn more about the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, visit dnr.wi.gov and search keywords "Ice Age Trail."

For additional information regarding this master planning process, contact Dave Hladilek, DNR property supervisor, at 715-967-2800, via email at Dave.hladilek@Wisconsin.gov, or via US mail at Dave Hladilek, DNR property supervisor, 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn, WI 54757.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations, including the provision of informational material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Please call the contact person listed for the meeting with specific information regarding your request at least 10 days prior to the date of the scheduled meeting.

Last Revised: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

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