NORTHWOODS LAND TRUST, INC.: LMI-Iron County Private Shorelands Protection Project

Purpose

Northwoods Land Trust, Inc. is sponsoring a Lake Protection grant funded project which will focus on protecting natural shoreland frontage of 500+ feet in Iron County. Project activities include: 1) Iron County shoreland property owner identification using GIS; 2) Information packet/direct mail campaign \2013 provided to all lake shoreland owners in Iron County with 500+ feet of natural shoreland frontage; 3) Public Awareness Campaign \2013 includes press releases/PSA\2019s/presentations; 4) Develop Iron County Conservation Plan; 5) Property owner contacts; 6) Minimum of 4 conservation easements or other land transactions. Project deliverables include: 1) Copies of color maps of each of the towns in Iron County to illustrate the parcels/landowners identified with 500+ feet of existing natural shoreland frontage; 2) Copies of newspaper articles, press releases, psa\2019s, and newsletter articles; 3) Copy of Conservation Plan for Iron County and needs assessment for priority land acquisitions; 4) Generalized listing of landowner follow-up contacts by program type; 5) Copies of approved and filed conservation easements, deeds from land donations or other land transactions, and registry program property plans/assessments. Specific Conditions for this project: Final report needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of final report and news releases, GIS maps, and the Iron County Conservation Plan and needs assessment.

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Northwoods Land Trust, Inc. is sponsoring a Lake Protection grant funded project which will focus on protecting natural shoreland frontage of 500+ feet in Iron County. Project activities include: 1) Iron County shoreland property owner identification using GIS; 2) Information packet/direct mail campaign \2013 provided to all lake shoreland owners in Iron County with 500+ feet of natural shoreland frontage; 3) Public Awareness Campaign \2013 includes press releases/PSA\2019s/presentations; 4) Develop Iron County Conservation Plan; 5) Property owner contacts; 6) Minimum of 4 conservation easements or other land transactions.
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Northwoods Land Trust, Inc. protecting natural shoreland frontage of 500+ feet in Iron County. 1) Iron County shoreland property owner identification using GIS; 2) Information packet/direct mail campaign - provided to all lake shoreland owners in Iron County with 500+ feet of natural shoreland frontage; 3) Public Awareness Campaign - includes press releases/PSA's/presentations; 4) Develop Iron County Conservation Plan; 5) Property owner contacts; 6) Minimum of 4 conservation easements or other land transactions.
 
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