Planning & Parks

"To provide an organized framework for Ozaukee County residents and visitors of Ozaukee County to appreciate and enjoy the natural and cultural resources, local ecology, recreational experiences, well planned sustainable growth and improved quality of life in Ozaukee County through the preservation and protection of natural resources, increased awareness and education, stewardship, comprehensive planning, and the acquisition, development, enhancement and operation of large scale, intergovernmental recreational opportunities including exceptionally well-maintained golf courses, multi-use trails and parks."

Department Divisions

​International Migratory Bird Day 2017

2017 IMBD Poster - final


All Day: Native Plant Sale

All Day: Ecological Rummage Sale

7:00 - 10:30 am – Bird Banding (weather permitting)

7:00, 7:45, 8:30, 9:15 am – The Birds of Forest Beach

7:00 - 8:30 am – OFF-SITE Birding Hike at Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve

9:00 – 11:00 am – Hot Spot Field Trip

10:00 – 11:00 am – Live Raptor Exhibit & Talk

11:00 – 11:45 am – Nature Photography

12:00 – 12:45 pm – Pesticide Dangers

12:45 – 1:30 pm – Dragonfly Walk

1:30 – 2:00 pm – Bug Hotels

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Bird Identification

Housing Rehabilitation Program-Funds are available for 0% interest

(Visit the Planning Department webpage for more information)

The Ozaukee County Fish Passage Program Accepts the Wisconsin DNR External Partner Award

WDNR External Partner Award
United States EPA-GLRI Grant Announcement 

USEPA GLRI Press Release 5.26.16_Final

PDF Version of Press Release