Watershed plans consistent with EPA's nine key elements provide a framework for improving water quality in a holistic manner within a geographic watershed. The nine elements help assess the contributing causes and sources of non-point source pollution, involve key stakeholders and prioritize restoration and protection strategies to address water quality problems. Learn more on the WI DNR website.
Questions about the planning process? Contact us!
Watersheds included in the project are the Douglas County portions of the:
Watershed Planning Resources:
The Watershed Advisory Group is made up of representatives from the project area and surrounding communities.
Representatives from Douglas County, City of Superior, UWS-LSRI, the Department of Natural Resources, Fond Du Lac, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources, Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District, landowners and other relevant stakeholders which have a role in water management and watershed health, are also involved in the Group.
The Committee is facilitated by:
Advisory Group Member List
Advisory Group meeting agendas, minutes, and presentations can be found here.
When: Date TBD in Late September
Where: Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Dr. (red building on Barker's Island) Superior, WI
Who: Open to All!
What: Learn about the watershed plan for Western Douglas County. Talk to those who helped form the plan and learn how you can be part of making it a success!