managing rural property can be challenging as well as rewarding. How
can owners or managers know they are properly caring for their
wooded land, pasture, river, or lake property?
This just released Lake Superior Watershed Rural Property Guide
can help answer questions about many issues related to rural
property management such as testing drinking wells, maintaining
septic systems, and safely disposing of household hazardous
The guide, published by the University of Wisconsin-Extension with
funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes
National Program office, contains information relevant to property
owners and managers in rural Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, and Iron
counties in Wisconsin.
below are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
Guide (8.8MB) or view a particular section by clicking its
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Is In This Guide?
Introduction to the Lake Superior Watershed
Waste Disposal Resources
Energy Conservation Resources
Landscaping for Wildlife
Landscaping for Wildlife Resources
Map: Lake Superior Drainage Basin