Land & Natural Resources

“…the health and integrity of the land and all its components cannot be separated from the health and continued existence of the Potawatomi people.”

The Land and Natural Resources Division strives to enhance, protect, conserve, and manage the Forest County Potawatomi Community’s unique and limited natural, cultural and historic resources for current and future generations.

The Division consists of seven departments: Bodwéwadmi Ktëgan (Potawatomi Farm), Energy, Forestry, Land Information, Outreach & Engagement, Planning and Natural Resources. The biggest department is the Natural Resources Department which consists of the following programs: Air, Botany/Wetlands, Water, and Wildlife.

Land & Natural
Resources Building

5320 Wensaut Lane
Crandon, WI 54520
(715) 478-7222

7am – 5pm

Please call 715-478-7222 to make an appointment to meet with one of our staff.

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Class 1 Air & Air Pollution Permitting Information

Menomonee Valley Plant - MilwThe federal Clean Air Act allows for special protections to support economic growth while maintaining air quality. Class I status allows the most protection of air quality. FCPC currently has the only nonfederal Class I area in Wisconsin.

Food Desert No More

Menomonee Valley Plant - MilwMost of the Forest County Potawatomi Community is located in a “food desert” - an area where people have to travel a ways to get a good variety of healthy and affordable food. Bodwéwadmi Ktëgan, started in 2017, now provides a convenient option for fresh, naturally grown and raised bison, beef, pork, poultry, fish, eggs, and produce to all residents of Forest County and the surrounding areas.