Members of the public are getting a chance to voice what they’d like to see longterm on the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area in Oneida County. About 40 people attended a public information session Tuesday night.
Controversy over a local club’s proposal for what could be the first ATV trail through a state Wildlife Area has been folded into a larger master planning process for the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area. It will likely dictate where and if motorized use is allowed.
A Master Plan is needed as the state considers a request to build an ATV trail in the Woodboro Lakes area west of Rhinelander.
Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area is a heavily wooded 3,600 acre property. An ATV club asked for the trail earlier this year.
DNR Planner Yoyi Steele says this property has no Master Plan, even lacking an old plan that could be amended. So the department needs to start from scratch. The board presented a trail feasibility study to the Natural Resources Board...
Many people gather firewood from fallen or dead trees on their own lands or from national forest or state-owned property. In today’s Wildlife Matters, DNR Wildlife Biologist Jeremy Holtz says in some cases, managers may choose to leave those trees alone for the benefit of wildlife.
The winter storm coming to the Midwest has led to the cancelation of a DNR meeting Thursday evening about an ATV trail in the Woodboro Lakes wildlife area.
The open house was called to get public input on a proposal by the Nokomis ATV club about using part of the 3,000 acre property for a trail. DNR Woodboro Lakes area manager Jeremy Holtz says the weather put a halt to plans...
The Nokomis ATV Club is asking for an ATV/UTV trail to be allowed across the southeast portion of the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area off Highway "K" west of Rhinelander. The DNR is holding an open house to get public input on the proposed trail.
DNR Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area manager Jeremy Holtz...
"....so we're asking folks to get more information, learn about the request, attend the meeting and share their opinions..."