DNR Northeast Region - Grant requested for Stewardship Land Acquisition project in Town of EatonGREEN BAY, Wis. - The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation has applied for a 50% matching grant from the Knowles-Nelson ... More... GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation has applied for a 50% matching grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program to assist with the purchase of 28.83 acres of land in the Town of Eaton, Brown County. The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation will provide match to the grant award. The property will be left in its natural state and will be open to the public for low impact recreational activities including hunting, fishing, trapping, hiking, cross-county skiing, snowshoeing, nature study, wildlife observation and photography. Public written comments on the proposed acquisition can be mailed to Carrie Mickelson, Director, Division of Customer and Employee Services, care of Sue Kocken, Environmental Grants Specialist, Department of Natural Resources, 2984 Shawano Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54313 or sent by email to [email protected] . If you have questions about this project, Sue Kocken can be reached by phone at 920.662.5487. Written comments will be accepted through Friday, October 29, 2010. To receive e-mail notices about the availability of future Stewardship Grant project news releases, go to http://www.govdelivery.com/ to sign up for electronic notices of proposed grant projects. The following counties are in the DNR Northeast Region: Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond Du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago. The Public Affairs Manager for the DNR Northeast Region is Tom Turner, 920-662-5122.