Burn Ban lifted for LDF Reservation
PER TRIBAL COUNCIL RESOLUTION #179(20)-amends resolution #120(20)
AS OF 06/02/2020
LAC DU FLAMBEAU BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA INDIANS/Tribal Members: recommends obtaining a burning permit and monitoring conditions to prevent accidental uncontrolled forest fires. No permit needed or required for tribal members for ceremonial/cultural practices and food preparation.
TOWN of LDF:
follows Wisconsin DNR Burning restrictions and permitting. There is a sign at LDF Town Hall on the burn conditions that you will concur with WI DNR website.
Wisconsin DNR Burning Permit Information:
The DNR has lifted the burn ban in the County/ on the Reservation. The DNR still says that the burning risk is high and so they have the following rules in place:
Burning is allowed from 6 pm to midnight for a covered barrel, debris pile less than 6x6x6 feet in size, and grass or wooded area less than 1 acre. Any burning in excess of this requires a special permit through the local DNR Ranger Station. Also recommend using alternative methods to burning.
WI DNR staff are asking to obtain a free burning permit online or by calling 1-888-WIS-BURN (947-2876). Permits can also be obtained in person however they are trying to limit to person to person contact. Woodruff DNR Office 715-356-5211 x 216.