Siskiwit River Project

Experiences Managing Houghton Falls Preserve

January 16, 2017 TO: Town of Bell and Interested Parties FROM: Charly Ray At the request of several residents in the Town of Bell, I am writing to share my thoughts on the experiences here in the Town of Bayview with managing the Houghton Falls Nature Preserve as it may relate to the proposed Siskiwit…

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Stewardship Grant Information From DNR Received

Town Chairman Matt Lazorik received the following letter from Pamela Foster Felt of the DNR on January 13, 2017 regarding the DNR Stewardship grant information. Chairman Lazorik, Thanks for the invitation to the February meeting. We’ll do our best to have grant staff there to answer questions. 1. Regarding your question about the Town’s opportunity…

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Sharing Grant Documents

At this time the Bayfield Regional Conservancy is sharing four documents with the public. One is the Siskiwit River Estuary Protection Project description for the DNR grant; one is for the NOAA CELCP grant; one is the DRAFT land management plan that went with the DNR grant and the fourth is an updated one page summary…

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Bell Town Board Continues Discussions On The Siskiwit River Protection And Access

At the January 10th meeting of the Town of Bell Board, the topic of the Siskiwit River Protection and Access was updated. A group of citizens have formed “Friends” of the Siskiwit  River Protection and Access, to put together answers concerning the Siskiwit River Protection and Access project.  The Bayfield Regional Conservancy(BRC) has received a…

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Siskiwit River Estuary Protection and Access Acquisition Update

Siskiwit River Estuary Protection and Access  Acquisition– Update There are two grants that have been applied for by the town.  There is a conflict of interest with our current attorney Jack Carlson and the Siskiwit River Estuary Protection and Access acquisition.  He is representing the property owner.  The board approved using Nordling from Washburn for…

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Siskiwit River Preservation Project Update

Information on the Siskiwit River Acquisition Site will be updated as information is available. At this date we are confirming all the legal aspects of the project and waiting for grant requests results. When we are notified of any results we will post new developments as we are able.  In the meantime we can work…

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