County Forest Land Use Plan 2021-2035 Updates

                                       We would like your input

Use this FORM to submit general comments for the staff and committee to consider when updating the County Forest Land Use Plan.

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                                   Chapters available for review

On February 17, 2020, the Forestry and Parks Committee approved draft Chapters 100, 200, 300, 400, 500 and 600. Each chapter was available for public review and input. Comments were due by March 6, 2020. On March 9, 2020 the Forestry and Parks Committee reviewed all comments received and approved final versions of the chapters listed above.

On April 13, the Forestry and Parks Committee approved a draft of Chapter 700. This chapter addresses various road and trail infrastructures, as well as recreation on the county forest. Comments for Chapter 700 were due on May 8. On May 11, 2020 the Forestry and Parks Committee reviewed all comments received and approve a final version of Chapter 700.

On July 13, the Forestry and Parks Committee approved a draft of Chapters 800 (Integrated Resource Management) and 4000 (Barrens Management). The deadline for public comment was noon on August 7.  On August 10, 2020 the Forestry and Parks Committee reviewed all comments received and approve a final version of Chapters 800 and 4000.

On December 14, 2020, the Forestry and Parks Committee approved a draft of Chapters 1000 (the Appendix), 2000 (Planning, Reports, Budget) and 3000 (Integrated Resource Management Units).   A draft of each chapter is now available for public review and comment (please use the comment form listed below). The deadline for public comment is noon on January 8, 2021.  The Forestry and Parks Committee will review all comments received during their next meeting on January 11, 2021.

In addition, the final draft version of each chapter is available for another round of public review and comment.   An updated version of each chapter can be found below.  The deadline for comments on each chapter will be noon on January 8, 2021 (please use the comment form listed below).  The Forestry and Parks Committee will review all comments received during their next meeting on January 11, 2021.  

Below are a few remarks to consider when reviewing each chapter:

1. In each chapter, the Table of Contents has not been completed. This portion of each chapter will be addressed once the entire document has been finalized.

2. The yellow highlights in each draft indicate areas that still need to be addressed, primarily inserting the appropriate number for each table. Table numbers will be finalized once the entire document has been compiled.

The final version of each chapter is listed below. 

                         COMMENT FORM

To view the current plan click the link below         Bayfield County Land Use Plan 2006-2020