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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Public Informational Meeting Walking Iron County Park and Wildlife Area Projects

April 06, 2017
Darren Marsh, Parks Director (608) 224-3730 Erika Hotchkiss, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator (608) 212-6358
Land & Water Resources

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:30 PM Mazomanie Town Hall, 711 West Hudson Street, Mazomaine WI 53560


Dane County Parks is holding a Public Informational Meeting on April 19, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Mazomaine Town Hall.  Parks officials will provide information and answer questions related to upcoming projects on county-owned Walking Iron properties including habitat restoration, management tools and park improvements.

  1. Overview of Walking Iron County Park and Wildlife Area
  2. Current Projects
    1. Wildlife Area Restoration
      1. Habitat Improvement
      2. Use of mowing and fire as management tools
    2. Park – Remnant Sand Prairie Restoration 
      1. Habitat improvement and rare species conservation
      2. ii. Removal of encroaching trees and invasive brush
      3. iii. Removal and thinning of pine stands
    3. Black Earth Stream Corridor
      1. Invasive species clearing
      2. Seeding stream buffer Area
    4. New Bridge – Gateway (Village of Mazomaine)
    5. New Master Signs
  3. Other Projects
  4. Friends of Mazo Marsh (FOMM) Updates
  5. Questions


For more information please contact, Darren Marsh, Parks Director (608) 224-3730,    


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