Jackson Lake

Size : 78.6 acres

Location: Town of Grand View, Bayfield County

Habitat Types: Quality forest, marsh, riparian areas

Conservation Value: Wildlife habitat, natural shore land (½ mile along Jackson Lake which flows into Lake Namekagon), woods, watershed protection and scenic value

Protection: Donated Conservation Easement held by Bayfield Regional Conservancy

Description: The land includes Jackson Lake channel which flows to Lake Namekagon and splits the parcel. Both sides of the ¼ mile of shoreland are lined with undisturbed wetlands that provide plant and wildlife habitat. Loons nest on the east side of the channel. The property on the east side of Jackson Lake has no roads or other structures. The westerly part of the property contains about 30 acres of mixed deciduous and conifer forest and approximately 8-10 acres of shrub wetland and forested wetland. Minimal timbering has occurred resulting in a variety of aged trees.