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Forest service explores Ontonagon property acquisition


March 8, 2019


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IRONWOOD — The U.S. Forest Service’s Ottawa National Forest is pursuing a land adjustment in Ontonagon County, which will convert a little more than 219 acres of land from private into public use.

Lisa Klaus, public relations officer for the forest service, said the land on the west side of the Victoria Lake reservoir meets the park’s goals.

“What we always look for when we are acquiring land is we’re provide recreation opportunities and protecting wildlife,” she said.

Using a Tripartite Exchange — or otherwise known as a Land for...

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