The Forestry and Parks Department is responsible for the management of the county forest, county parks and campgrounds, and state-funded snowmobile and ATV trails.
The mission of the Bayfield County Forestry Department is to manage, conserve, and protect forest resources of the County Forest. Multiple use management of these resources will provide a wide variety of forest products and amenities for current and future generations through the use of sustainable forest management practices.
A significant outbreak of Spongy moth (formerly known as Gypsy moth) is currently underway in the northern half of Bayfield County, primarily north of Highway 2. For more info visit our Forest Health Information page