Adaptive Management Plan

During the prelicensing consultation for the Petenwell and Castle Rock Hydroelectric Project, the Wisconsin DNR and the US Fish & Wildlife Service proposed consideration of operational modifications that may afford for the protection and enhancement of natural resources. Studies regarding the impacts of the operational modifications could not be adequately implemented without creating significant delay in the relicensing process. Therefore the new license for the project included provisions for the study of the impact of operational modifications through the development of an Adaptive Management Plan.