The Ozaukee Washington Land Trust seeks grant for acquisition of land

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    The Ozaukee Washington Land Trust seeks grant for acquisition of land

    News Release Published: August 3, 2010 by the Southeast Region

    Contact(s): Dan Kaemmerer, Community Services Specialist, (414) 263-8704
    Grant requested for Stewardship Streambank Protection in the Town of Fredonia

    FREDONIA – The Ozaukee Washington Land Trust has applied for a 50 percent matching grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program to assist with the purchase of 6.7 acres of land in the Town of Fredonia in Ozaukee County. The land trust will provide the 50 percent match funding to this grant award and is using the value of a donated 5-acre property towards their funding match requirement.

    The 6.7-acre property includes approximately 760 feet of frontage along the Milwaukee River. The property will be left in its natural state and will be open to the public for low impact recreational activities including fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, non-motorized boat access and nature study. The match property was donated to the land trust and will be left in its natural state and open to the public for low impact recreational activities including hunting, trapping, fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing and nature study.

    The Department of Natural Resources has made a preliminary determination that the proposed acquisition will not involve significant adverse environmental impacts and neither an environmental assessment nor environmental impact statement will be required for this action. Address public comments on the proposed acquisition to Carrie Mickelson, Administrator, Customer and Employee Services Division, care of Dan Kaemmerer, Community Services Specialist, 2300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Milwaukee, WI, 53212, (414) 263-8704, [email protected]. Comments must be received by August 21, 2010 .