NORTHWOODS LAND TRUST, INC.: LMI - Private Lake Shorelands Protection Project-Langlade/Vilas Co


The Northwoods Land Trust is sponsoring a surface water management grant that will focus on advancing private shoreland conservation in northern Langlade and Vilas Counties. Project final deliverables include: Conservation plans, information and educational activities summary, approximately 30 landowners will receive on-site technical assistance, a minimum of six conservation easements or fee land transactions will be completed during this grant time period (permanently protecting at least 600 acres of land and three miles of lake shoreline, with conservation donation values totaling $600,000 or more), and recorded NWLT conservation easements and property deeds that close within this grant period will be provided to the DNR. Specific project activities include: 1) Create comprehensive conservation plans and prioritize shoreland conservation; 2) Identify high priority shoreland property owners for conducting targeted landowner outreach, education and communication; 3) Conduct outreach, education and communication with the general public and the high priority shoreland property owners in order to promote voluntary shoreland conservation; 4) Provide services to shoreland property owners and complete land conservation transactions; 5) Develop grant final report Special Conditions: 1) Draft of final report needs Dept review and approval. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps, and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lake Biologist. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive an electronic .pdf copy of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

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