Comprehensive Land-Use Plan 2021-2035

DRAFT Douglas County Forest Comprehensive Land-Use Plan 2021-2035


The Douglas County Forest, Parks, and Recreation Committee and Forestry Department are pleased to announce that the DRAFT Douglas County Forest Comprehensive Land-Use Plan 2021-2035 has been completed.


The DRAFT Plan spells out how the Douglas County Forest will be managed, used and developed, how it will look, and the benefits it will provide over the course of the next 15 years.  It defines the current and future recreational uses, forestry and other land management practices in addition to other aspects of the Forest’s use and development.

30 Day public review and comment on the DRAFT Plan was available June 9, 2021 through July 9, 2021. The final version of the DRAFT Plan is currently under development.


To view the DRAFT Plan, please select from the Chapter links below:


Table of Contents

Executive Summary

CHAPTER 100: Background

CHAPTER 200: General Administration

CHAPTER 300: Management Planning

CHAPTER 400: Forest Ownership

CHAPTER 500: Land Management and Use

CHAPTER 600: Protection

CHAPTER 700: Access Management Plan

CHAPTER 800: Integrated Resource Management

CHAPTER 900: Recreation

CHAPTER 1000: Appendixes (large file size)

CHAPTER 2000: Plan Implementation

CHAPTER 3000: Annual Planning

CHAPTER 4000: Annual Accomplishments

CHAPTER 5000: Monitoring

List of Preparers


The following link will provide a single file copy of the complete plan.  Due to file size and connection speed, extended download time may be experienced.


COMPLETE PLAN DRAFT (large file size)


Please direct any questions to:


Jon Harris

Douglas County Forestry Department

9182 East Hughes Avenue

PO Box 211

Solon Springs, WI  54873

Phone (715) 378-2219

Fax (715) 378-2807