NORTHWOODS LAND TRUST, INC.: Vilas County River Conservation

Purpose

The Northwoods Land Trust will conduct a direct-mail education campaign to all property owners on priority river and stream segments in Vilas County that were identified by the DNR Northern Rivers Initiative. An information packet will be provided highlighting voluntary conservation options property owners can utilize to protect the priority river and stream corridors. These options include Land Protection Agreement (Conservation Easement), Land Donation, Land Registry and Conservation Buyer programs. Specific activities will be: * Identify all property owners with natural shoreland frontage along all of the priority river and stream segments in Vilas County. * Assemble and mail information packets on conservation options to all identified property owners. * Follow-up contacts with interested landowners to provide legal and technical assistance for conservation options. Specific products or deliverables will include: * Maps showing parcels with existing natural shoreline. * Generalized list of landowner follow-up contacts. It is anticipated this project will result in one or more landowner commitment to donate a conservation easement to permanently protect their river or stream shoreline but this result can not be guaranteed.

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River Grant
River Planning Grant
RP-128-07
2006
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Grant Awarded
The Northwoods Land Trust will conduct a direct-mail education campaign to all property owners on priority river and stream segments in Vilas County that were identified by the DNR Northern Rivers Initiative. An information packet will be provided highlighting voluntary conservation options property owners can utilize to protect the priority river and stream corridors. These options include Land Protection Agreement (Conservation Easement), Land Donation, Land Registry and Conservation Buyer programs. Specific activities will be: * Identify all property owners with natural shoreland frontage along all of the priority river and stream segments in Vilas County. * Assemble and mail information packets on conservation options to all identified property owners. * Follow-up contacts with interested landowners to provide legal and technical assistance for conservation options. Specific products or deliverables will include: * Maps showing parcels with existing natural shoreline. * Generalized list of landowner follow-up contacts. It is anticipated this project will result in one or more landowner commitment to donate a conservation easement to permanently protect their river or stream shoreline but this result can not be guaranteed.
Rivers Planning Grant
The Northwoods Land Trust will conduct a direct-mail education campaign to all property owners on priority river and stream segments in Vilas County that were identified by the DNR Northern Rivers Initiative. An information packet will be provided highlighting voluntary conservation options property owners can utilize to protect the priority river and stream corridors. These options include Land Protection Agreement (Conservation Easement), Land Donation, Land Registry and Conservation Buyer programs. Specific activities will be: * Identify all property owners with natural shoreland frontage along all of the priority river and stream segments in Vilas County. * Assemble and mail information packets on conservation options to all identified property owners. * Follow-up contacts with interested landowners to provide legal and technical assistance for conservation options. Specific products or deliverables will include: * Maps showing parcels with existing natural shoreline. * Generalized list of landowner follow-up contacts. It is anticipated this project will result in one or more landowner commitment to donate a conservation easement to permanently protect their river or stream shoreline but this result can not be guaranteed.
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
The Northwoods Land Trust will conduct a direct-mail education campaign to all property owners on priority river and stream segments in Vilas County that were identified by the DNR Northern Rivers Initiative. An information packet will be provided highlighting voluntary conservation options property owners can utilize to protect the priority river and stream corridors. These options include Land Protection Agreement (Conservation Easement), Land Donation, Land Registry and Conservation Buyer programs. Specific activities will be: * Identify all property owners with natural shoreland frontage along all of the priority river and stream segments in Vilas County. * Assemble and mail information packets on conservation options to all identified property owners. * Follow-up contacts with interested landowners to provide legal and technical assistance for conservation options. Specific products or deliverables will include: * Maps showing parcels with existing natural shoreline. * Generalized list of landowner follow-up contacts. It is anticipated this project will result in one or more landowner commitment to donate a conservation easement to permanently protect their river or stream shoreline but this result can not be guaranteed.
Information and Education
The Northwoods Land Trust will conduct a direct-mail education campaign to all property owners on priority river and stream segments in Vilas County that were identified by the DNR Northern Rivers Initiative. An information packet will be provided highlighting voluntary conservation options property owners can utilize to protect the priority river and stream corridors. These options include Land Protection Agreement (Conservation Easement), Land Donation, Land Registry and Conservation Buyer programs. Specific activities will be: * Identify all property owners with natural shoreland frontage along all of the priority river and stream segments in Vilas County. * Assemble and mail information packets on conservation options to all identified property owners. * Follow-up contacts with interested landowners to provide legal and technical assistance for conservation options. Specific products or deliverables will include: * Maps showing parcels with existing natural shoreline. * Generalized list of landowner follow-up contacts. It is anticipated this project will result in one or more landowner commitment to donate a conservation easement to permanently protect their river or stream shoreline but this result can not be guaranteed.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Northwoods Land Trust will conduct a direct-mail education campaign to all property owners on priority river and stream segments in Vilas County that were identified by the DNR Northern Rivers Initiative. An information packet will be provided highlighting voluntary conservation options property owners can utilize to protect the priority river and stream corridors. These options include Land Protection Agreement (Conservation Easement), Land Donation, Land Registry and Conservation Buyer programs. Specific activities will be: * Identify all property owners with natural shoreland frontage along all of the priority river and stream segments in Vilas County. * Assemble and mail information packets on conservation options to all identified property owners. * Follow-up contacts with interested landowners to provide legal and technical assistance for conservation options. Specific products or deliverables will include: * Maps showing parcels with existing natural shoreline. * Generalized list of landowner follow-up contacts. It is anticipated this project will result in one or more landowner commitment to donate a conservation easement to permanently protect their river or stream shoreline but this result can not be guaranteed.
 
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