DNR, Burnett County land transfer environmental assessment available for public revie

Discussion in 'Frontpage News' started by Wisconsin DNR News, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. DNR Northwest Region - - Assessment needed to transfer restrictions placed on lands purchased with federal grants - - - GRANTSBURG, Wis. - A proposed public land trade between the Department of Natural Resources and Burnett County would permanently protect 5,093 acres of land for sharp-tailed grouse and barrens management at the Namekagon Barrens Wildlife Area and provide a permanent connection between Crex Meadows Wildlife Area and Governor Knowles State Forest while providing sustainable forest lands for the county.