Category Archive: Conservation Corner

Mar 15 2021

Youth Education Committee Hosts Virtual 64th Annual Conservation Awareness Poster and Speaking Contests

The Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association (WI Land+Water) hostedits 68th Annual Conservation Conference virtually on March 2-5, 2021. The youth speeches arealways the highlight of the conference and usually kick-off the WI Land+Water conference. Thisyear, with a virtual conference, the Youth Education Committee hosted its 64th AnnualConservation Awareness Poster and Speaking Contest and first …

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Mar 08 2021

Wisconsin Water Week

Conservation Corner is a weekly article produced by the Forest County Land &Water Conservation Department. For more information contact Steve Kircher, County Conservationist-Land Information/GIS Director at 715-478-1387 or by e-mail at lcc@co.forest.wi.us. As you’re reading this week’s article, I’ll be at the Wisconsin Water Week Convention, ‘virtually’.  Wisconsin Water Week 2021, is a virtual interactive …

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Feb 26 2021

Cost Share Program

The recent warmer weather has reminded our office that it’s time to start thinking about Shoreland Restoration.  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, & …

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Feb 19 2021

Your Lake in Winter

Conservation Corner is a weekly article produced by the Forest County Land &Water Conservation Department. For more information contact Steve Kircher, County Conservationist-Land Information/GIS Director at 715-478-1387 or by e-mail at lcc@co.forest.wi.us. The lake you live on or near is a very different place when iced over for the winter, but it’s still a living …

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Dec 02 2020

Wisconsin Wetlands

Conservation Corner is a weekly article produced by the Forest County  Land &Water Conservation Department. For more information contact Steve Kircher, County Conservationist-Land Information/GIS Director at 715-478-1387 or by e-mail at lcc@co.forest.wi.us.

Nov 06 2020

Top 10 hunting violations during firearm deer season

As we gear up for the 2020 firearm deer season, DNR officials are expecting that this year’s higher hunting license sales will mean more new and experienced hunters in the woods. Here’s a list of the 10 most common hunting violations that conservation officers encounter every firearm season. #1 – Using the wrong tag or …

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