These regulations have been established to help preserve the property at
Because of educational programs or land management operations,
all or parts of the Treehaven property may be periodically closed to public
use. Check with the Treehaven office for availability. Please
note that exceptions to these regulations may be permitted for Treehaven
research projects or educational programs.
The Treehaven property is closed from sunset to
sunrise. This ensures
the safety of visitors and provides a resting period
without human disturbance for wildlife.
Treehaven has a Carry In-Carry Out policy. There are
no garbage receptacles located on the property.
out everything that you bring in.
If you find
litter on the trails, please pack it out with you
and dispose of properly.
Pets are not allowed on the property because they
disrupt wildlife behavior, negatively impact
research studies, damage groomed ski trails, and
create a safety issue for other visitors.
Bicycles and motorized vehicles,
such as ATVs, mopeds, mountain bikes, and
snowmobiles, disturb wildlife, trail users, and
activities are not allowed on Treehaven roads or
Hunting on the property and is not
allowed. Firearms, including guns, archery
equipment, and slingshots, are prohibited from the
Treehaven is used as an outdoor classroom. Do not
damage, cut, pick, or collect any natural materials,
including trees, plants, flowers, insects, or
mushrooms. Please leave these resources for all
visitors to enjoy and study.
No campfires or bonfires are allowed in the property
at any time.
Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the property
at any time.
To minimize conflict between users and facilitate long-term collection
of data for the site, a Notification and Reporting System has been
developed for educational classes and research projects conducted in the
Education and Research Notification Procedures
Simply fill out out an
and Research Use Application Form
at least 7 days before the event. A separate form needs to be on file for
Semester 1, Semester 2, and the Summer Session.
We will quickly review your project plans in order to minimize use conflict
and coordinate with other programs. We will contact you if more information
is needed. If the project does not conflict with
others, we will send you a confirmation via e-mail.
The person listed on the application is responsible for
sending a summary of the data collected to
by the end of the semester. This information may be placed on our website
and shared with other UWSP faculty/staff, students, or the general public.
If you will be placing equipment or flagging on the
property, collecting specimens, or if you need to conduct
activities normally prohibited by Treehaven regulations
(motorized vehicle access, evening/overnight access, etc.):
You will be sent a permit via e-mail with a unique
Permit ID Number and statement that will serve to discourage vandalism
and theft. When out on the site, the
permit must be with you at all times. Special permission is only applied
to the specific dates, times, and activities listed on your permit.
Be sure that this Permit ID Number is clearly visible on all
equipment (traps, tarps, boxes, etc.) and flagging before placing in the
Treehaven Property. Any equipment or
flagging without a Permit ID Number is removed by Treehaven personnel as a
function of routine maintenance. All
equipment and flagging must be removed by the end date listed on your