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Changes Coming to Wisconsin Wetland Regulations

Changes Coming to Wisconsin Wetland Regulations

On March 28, 2018, Governor Walker signed Wisconsin 2017 ACT 183, which calls for a variety of changes to the way wetlands are managed and permitted in Wisconsin. Read more to learn about the many details and nuances to these changes.

Wetland Permitting Tips

Wetland Permitting Tips

Building in wetlands is usually not an engineer's or contractor's first choice, but sometimes it is unavoidable. State, local and federal agencies may have permit authority, and the application process usually requires a lot of site-specific information. Read these tips to remember when applying for wetland permits. 

Wetland Delineations

Wetland Delineations

Wetlands are unique features on the landscape, both from a naturalist perspective as well as a regulatory one. Just as lake levels rise and fall throughout the years, wetlands grow and shrink over time. This can be attributed to conditions such as groundwater levels, record-breaking snowfall, droughts, and higher-than-average precipitation.