Land & Water Management

Mission Statement
It is our mission to work with our community to improve land and water management practices to improve and preserve Ozaukee County's natural resources for generations to come. 

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USDA Monarch Butterfly Information
Rain Garden Initiative Project

The Land and Water Management received a grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan to assist landowners in the Milwaukee River Watershed to install rain gardens. This simple practice helps excess stormwater infiltrate into the ground, instead of collecting excess chemicals and nutrients and getting into local streams and rivers which ultimately drain into Lake Michigan. A shallow depression is created near a downspout or other impervious area and planted with 
deep rooted native vegetation. To learn more about this exciting urban practice please proceed to the Rain Garden Brochure.

  1. Cooperative Programs

    Discover more specific information about various cooperative programs.

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  2. Cost Share Programs

    Read about various national and federal programs aimed at helping land owners, conservation, and wildlife management.

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  3. Regulatory Programs

    Browse through the regulatory programs offered by the land and water management department.

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  4. Contractor List

    Contractor List

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  5. Friends of the Cedarburg Bog

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  6. Non-Metallic Mining

    Find basic permits, regulatory plans, and basic information about non-metallic mining here.

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  7. Shoreline Stability

    View information on shoreline stability, erosion, and find helpful resources.

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  8. Ulao Creek

    Ulao Creek Partnership Webpage

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