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Contact information
For information on the SCORP planning project, contact:
John Pohlman
SCORP project manager

Wisconsin Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP)2011 - 2016 plan

SCORP cover photoThe Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) is done every five years is to identify essential and contemporary issues that affect the future of outdoor recreation in Wisconsin.

The 2011-2016 SCORP builds upon the America's Great Outdoors Initiative to include appropriate management recommendations that serve as proactive approaches to address critical issues identified in the process.

The 2011-2016 SCORP was completed in August 2012. Printed and electronic versions of this publication and past SCORPs are available.

2011-2016 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan
2011-2016 Wisconsin SCORP Plan - entire document [PDF]
DNR PUB-PR-027 2012
Table of contents, executive summary and introduction [PDF]
Chapter 1 - Introduction [PDF]
Chapter 2 - Wisconsin Outdoor Recreation Uses and Trends [PDF]
Chapter 3 - Outdoor Recreation and Public Health [PDF]
Chapter 4 - Access to Outdoor Recreation in Urban Wisconsin [PDF]
Chapter 5 - Open Space Conservation: Connecting People to Outdoor Recreation Opportunities [PDF]
Chapter 6 - Wisconsin SCORP Outdoor Recreation Goals and Actions [PDF]
Appendices A-H and selected references [PDF]
Last revised: Thursday August 29 2019