Large Scale Livestock Study Committee


The Large-Scale Livestock Study Committee shall, during the course of the moratorium imposed by this ordinance, research, analyze and synthesize scientific literature regarding the impact of large-scale livestock facilities on groundwater, surface water, and air quality, specifically as those issues apply in Bayfield County.

Moratorium Ordinance

Read the Bayfield County Moratorium on Livestock Facilities Licensing (PDF).

Preliminary Report

Read the Preliminary Report of the Large-Scale Livestock Study Committee (PDF)

Members of Committee

  • Fred Strand, Chair
  • Alex Strachota
  • Dale Peacock
  • John Sauer
  • Bill Bussey
  • Marco Bichanich
  • Dee Kittleson
  • Bucky Jardine
  • James Crandall

Advisory Members

  • Ben Dufford, County Conservationist
  • Robert Schierman, Director of Planning & Zoning
  • Terri Kramolis, Health Director
  • Jason Fischbach, UW Extension Agriculture Agent
  • Mark Abeles-Allison, Bayfield County Administrator

Meeting Speakers & Materials

Meeting Packets