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Public comment period for draft management plans for State Natural Areas extended

Published by Central Office March 7, 2017

Contact(s): Thomas Meyer, DNR conservation biologist, 608-266-0394

MADISON - The public comment period for draft management plans for 13 State Natural Areas located in south-central Wisconsin and the Door County Peninsula has been extended through March 21, 2017.

Draft property management plans for these 13 properties, which include current conditions, recreational opportunities, property and acquisition boundaries, habitat management prescriptions, and motorized road inventories are available online at, keywords "master planning" - select the link titled "Tier 3 Management Plans."

More background information about each natural area can be found on the DNR website:

Brown County

Columbia County

Door County

Sauk County

Tier 3 property management plans are classified as minor actions under Natural Resources Chapter 150.20(1 m)(k) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code and do not require an environmental analysis.

Please send comments and/or questions related to these draft plans to Thomas Meyer, Wisconsin DNR, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707-7921 or via email at by March 21, 2017.

Last Revised: Tuesday, March 07, 2017

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