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Wisconsin law relating to the use of public waters for recreation

Ford, Bill

Wisconsin law relating to the use of public waters for recreation

an overview

by Ford, Bill

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Published by Wisconsin Legislative Council Staff in Madison, Wis. (1 E. Main St., Suite 401, Madison) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin.
    • Subjects:
    • Water rights -- Wisconsin.,
    • Riparian rights -- Wisconsin.,
    • Inland navigation -- Law and legislation -- Wisconsin.,
    • Outdoor recreation -- Law and legislation -- Wisconsin.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[prepared by William Ford].
      SeriesInformation memorandum ;, 96-13, Information memorandum (Wisconsin. Legislature. Legislative Council) ;, 96-13.
      ContributionsWisconsin. Legislature. Legislative Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFW2420 .L38 vol. 96-13, KFW2523.W2 .L38 vol. 96-13
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p. ;
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL633608M
      LC Control Number96621786
      OCLC/WorldCa35302465

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