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Wet land draining

Postby WoodyWhiffingMG » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:49 am

I have premision to hunt a flooded revine behind my dads property. For many years it has been filled with water and has had mallrds and woodies frequenting it.

Last month the county road department instaled a new drainage pipe under the road adjacent to it, and now it is compleetly drained.

I am under the impression that this illegal, is there anything that I can do? should I contact the DNR?
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Re: Wet land draining

Postby thecovey » Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:46 pm

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Re: Wet land draining

Postby guidepauli » Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:31 am

Contact your county warden or get in touch with the state DNR to see why this drainage pipe was put it. They should be able to answer your questions.
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Re: Wet land draining

Postby KAhunter » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:14 am

That sucks. If you were to go in and dig a hole with your shovel in a wetland without permisiion they would throw you in jail but the state can drain yours without anything happening or a second thought. Good luck.
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Re: Wet land draining

Postby mcclinj » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:21 pm

I believe, If that area is an actual wetland, The state should have to construct a wetland of equal acreage elsewhere due to the "no net loss" policy regarding wetlands adopted by George H.W. Bush in 1989.
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