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Wisconsin Shoreland Initiative

Advocating for Wisconsin Lakes

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May 2016

About the Wisconsin Shoreland Initiative

WISCONSIN SHORELAND INITIATIVE

The Wisconsin Shoreland Initiative was formed by lake associations in the fall of 2015 to organize a response to the attack on our lakes and rivers by legislative amendment to the state budget. That amendment ended years of informed, data driven regulation through local control of riparian property. It also discarded our widely acclaimed lake classification system, which was the result of years of effort by thousands of people at a cost to the state of millions of dollars. It was this classification system that protected our fragile lake and river environs from degradation, preserving them as the foundation of our local economies and the Wisconsin tourism industry, the tax base that supports county government and the value of thousands of homes throughout our state.

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Wisconsin Shoreland Initiative
PO Box 193
Sayner, WI 54560

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