Category Archive: News

Dec 14 2019

Census 2020

If you’re not aware, 2020 will be another Census year.  The US Census is updated every ten years.  We met with our area representative this week and he wanted us to spread the word that the Census will be coming soon.  In March 2020, post cards will be mailed out to physical addresses containing information …

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Dec 14 2019

Farmers are you aware of the cost share program?

Forest County Land Conservation Department has been working on ways to provide farmers and agriculture producers with basic information regarding state regulation which may affect their operations. A cost-share program is a method for sharing installation costs for non-point source pollution controls between a governmental entity and a farmer. This program provides reimbursement for up …

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Nov 24 2019

Gun Deer Hunters

As you read this week’s submission, we will probably be in the midst of Wisconsin’s Gun Deer Season. Last week the DNR reported that our waterways and landscape may be treacherous because of all the fall rain we received. I reposted some of their safety tips if you didn’t get their newsletter. The Wisconsin Department …

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Nov 14 2019

What Does the County Conservationist Do?

Over the last couple weeks, many people have asked what is the Land & Water Conservation Department and what does it do for Forest County?  Well, if you locate the new website www.forestcountylandandwater.org , you may find out.  Also, as per the Forest County Website www.forestwi.gov  under Land Conservation, you’ll see that the Land and Water …

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Nov 10 2019

DNR Seedlings Distribution

The DNR’s reforestation program will be accepting orders starting October 7, 2019 from Wisconsin forest landowners for trees and shrubs to be planted in spring 2020. For more than 100 years, the Wisconsin DNR has provided high-quality seedlings of native species, appropriate for planting throughout Wisconsin. Seedlings grown by the state nurseries are used for reforestation and …

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Nov 03 2019

Cost Share Program

Property Owners, are you aware of the Forest County Cost-Share Program?  This is a program administered by the Forest County Land and Water Conservation Department.  The Grant money is provided by the Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, & Consumer Protection (DATCP) to fund the program.             Under the program, the landowner pays for all project …

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