Promoting Local Protection of Wetlands and Updates to the Shoreland Zoning Program (02-17-2016)
Promoting Local Protection of Wetlands and Updates to the Shoreland Zoning Program (02-17-2016): Wisconsin is home to many lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands. Local Governments can play an important role in helping to protect and manage these important water resources. This program highlights the importance of protecting wetlands and reviews a model wetland conservation ordinance and other educational efforts developed by the Wisconsin Wetlands Association. In addition to wetlands, the program also provides an overview of recent changes to the State Shoreland zoning program and the impact of those changes on local programs.
Approximate length of program: 83 minutes
PDF length: 90 pages
PDF size: 12.43 MB
Presented by: Kyle Magyera, Local Government Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Wetlands Association; Kay Lutze, Shoreland Policy Coordinator, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Lynn Markham, Shoreland and Land Use Specialist Center for Land Use Education, UW-Stevens Point/Extension.
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Accessing the program: As soon as payment has cleared, you'll be able to download the PDF file through your Learning Store account.
Want to learn more?
UW-Extension Local Government Center website: lgc.uwex.edu