Resolution of the Bayfield County Lakes Forum (BCLF)

Preventing and managing the public health risks of a swine concentrated animal feeding organization

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Conservation-oriented County Policy

Thanks to an overwhelming vote at the last meeting of the Bayfield County Supervisors, the Human Health Hazards ordinance won approval.

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Lakes Forum Resolves to Return Control of Shoreland Zoning to County

The following is a press item regarding BCLF’s Oct 10 Annual Meeting in Drummond. At last week’s 2015 annual meeting, the Bayfield County Lakes Forum (BCLF) passed a resolution stipulating that authority of shoreland zoning be returned to Bayfield County. The resolution came in response to a provision of the Wisconsin 2016 – 2017 budget […]

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Proposed phase-out plan for small toxic terminal tackle (Draft)

The Wisconsin Conservation Congress has approved the phase-out of toxic (lead) fishing tackle that is less than one inch and less than .5 ounce.

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TOXIC TERMINAL FISHING TACKLE

BAYFIELD COUNTY LAKES FORUM RESOLUTION: TO SUPPORT IMPLEMENTATION OF A STATEWIDE PHASE-OUT OF USE OF TOXIC TERMINAL FISHING TACKLE

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Title: Stewardship Trust must be protected

Wisconsin has a rich history of protecting wild lands for public use, including lakes, shorelands and wetlands, through the Wisconsin Land Stewardship Trust.

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Title: Recycling programs must be protected

The Problem: The Governor’s proposed budget does away with both the state subsidy for municipal recycling programs as well as the state mandate for such programs.

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BCLF Resolution title: Phosphorus and runoff rules must be protected

The Problem: The proposed biennial budget bill rolls back regulations designed to protect waterways from weed-producing phosphorus and other pollutants that wash from streets and construction sites.

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BCLF Resolution: Call for WCC and NRB study of fireworks options

The Problem:    Aerial fireworks, now used to celebrate many events in Wisconsin, result in heavy metals and toxic perchlorates being released into the air we breathe and water we consume. 

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Resolution 2009-1: Fishing Tournaments

Whereas: – Fishing tournaments occur frequently on Bayfield County Lakes; and

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