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Public Lands & Forestry

Public lands and forest land management, funding, habitat, and planning for the future. WGF’s analyses and educational materials are developed by the Public Lands and Forestry Work Group.

2018 Northern Highland-American Legion (NHAL) State Forest Master Plan Variance: Comments from the Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society and Wisconsin’s Green Fire: Voices For Conservation

Thank you for your recent phone conversation. You helped answer questions about the 2018 Draft NHAL State Forest Master Plan Variance. It was hard to follow how the 2017 Master Plan amendment related to this 2018 variance proposal and you were very helpful in helping us understand the intent of the 2018 draft variance.

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WGF Comments on Wisconsin Forestry Action Plan – Draft Assessment

We recognize that producing a statewide forest assessment that covers such a wide range of issues is
challenging, and there is a wealth of valuable information and insights on Wisconsin forests throughout
the document. Despite the good start, there are important considerations that we believe need to be
better addressed in this assessment, and other issues for which the limited information provided may
lead to incorrect interpretations or inappropriate selection of strategies.

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