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Completed plans
establishing goals and objectives for DNR properties.
Plan reports
monitoring goals and objectives.
Feasibility studies
studying new properties.
Public lands
parks, forests, wildlife, fisheries, natural areas, trails, wild rivers and flowages.
Contact information
For information on master planning, contact:
Diane Brusoe
Master planning section chief
608-267-7469

 

Property Master PlansTier 3 Management Plans

Property master planning is a process used to determine how a property will be managed and developed. Since not all DNR properties require the same level or type of planning, a three-tiered planning system has been developed. Properties in the Tier 3 planning group are typically smaller, with a single focus, such as natural areas, wildlife and fishery remnant areas, boat access sites and administrative facilities. Tier 3 Management Plans will help guide property management and development for the current property manager and ensure the consistent management of the property over time as managers change.

Baileys Harbor Boreal Forest and Wetlands

Baileys Harbor Boreal Forest and Wetlands State Natural Area. Photo by Thomas Meyer.

Planning update

The Pierce County Islands Wildlife Area is a 969-acre property located on the Mississippi River in Pierce County. A draft Tier 3 management plan for this property is now ready for public comment. Please use the tabs below to access the draft plan, maps, public participation plan, and contact information. You can submit your comments using this online comment form. [exit DNR]

Comments will be accepted through Tuesday, February 6, 2018.


Planning Documents

Master Plan

Pierce County Islands Wildlife Area Draft Tier 3 Management Plan – Jan. 2018 [PDF/NEW TAB]

Other Documents

Public Participation Plan [PDF/NEW TAB]

Maps

Maps

Map A: DNR Lands and Recreation Infrastructure Plan [PDF/NEW TAB]

Map B: Real Estate Action Items [PDF/NEW TAB]

Contact information

Contact information

For information on the Pierce County Islands Tier 3 planning process, contact:

Yoyi Steele, Planner
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster Street, LF/6
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
608-266-3568

For property-specific questions, contact:

Ryan Haffele, Wildlife Biologist
890 Spruce Street
Baldwin, WI 54002
715-684-2914 ext. 118

Last revised: Tuesday January 09 2018