Locator for Thermally Sensitive Areas
in Dane County, Wisconsin
Thermally Sensitive Areas are areas within a watershed that drain to an existing or proposed Cold Water Community or Class I, II, or III Trout Stream, as designated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. These streams are capable of supporting cold water fish and other aquatic life.
Where are the Dane County Thermally Sensitive Areas?
The map on the right shows the Dane County Thermally Sensitive Areas in yellow.
To determine if a certain parcel in Dane County is in a Thermally Sensitive Area, you can use Dane County’s internet mapping
To view the layers below, check the following boxes under Map Content in the DCiMap application.
- Parcels – LandOwnership, tax parcels
- Thermally Sensitive Areas – Geophysical, thermally sensitive areas
- Cold Water Communities – Geophysical, cold water communities
Access Dane can be used search for parcel information by address, recorded plat information, or certified survey number. After a parcel is selected, clicking on the Show Map icon will display that parcel in DCiMap.
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Why is it important to identify Thermally Sensitive Areas?
How were the Thermally Sensitive Areas identified?