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Management Plan



The Lake County Board of Commissioners passed the following resolution on June 28th, 2007:

Resolution: designating the current revised draft management plan for Lake County’s tax forfeit and county fee lands as the Working Management Planas described below in a resolution from the Standing Forestry Commission.


WHEREAS, the Lake County Forestry Department is revising its 1983 Management Plan to better meet present and future management needs and issues, and

WHEREAS, a management plan is required for certification by the Forest Stewardship Council, and

WHEREAS, a draft management plan has been reviewed and approved by the Standing Forestry Commission, and

WHEREAS, market conditions, harvesting methods, management guidelines and legislation are changing at a rapid pace,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lake County Board of Commissioners adopts the present draft management plan as the Working Management Plan,

The Working Management plan will be modified in the future in the following ways:

  • Information such as specific Wildlife Management options for different NPCs will be added.
  • Age Class Graphs for Tree Species will be described.
  • Biomass Harvesting guidelines will be added.
  • Native Plant Community inventory information will be included over time.
  • Special Project information will be added when completed.

As Foresters using a working management plan, we welcome your suggestions, criticisms and questions.  You can contact the Lake County Forestry Department at the following locations: