The Ridges Sanctuary seeks grant for acquisition of land in Door County

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  1. DNR Northeast Region - Grant requested for Stewardship Land Acquisition project in Town of Baileys HarborGREEN BAY, Wis. - The Ridges Sanctuary has applied for a 50% matching grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship ...

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    GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Ridges Sanctuary has applied for a 50% matching grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program to assist with the purchase of 40 acres of land in the Town of Baileys Harbor, Door County. The Ridges Sanctuary 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 Monday, September 13, 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.