Door County Environmental Council



Everything you need to know about about small residential wastewater treatment systems by Stephen John. If you're concerned about having to replace your septic system, this booklet is a must have for your library.

CLICK HERE to download the Wastewater Systems Booklet (PDF  4.4 MB)

Community Wind Energy is one of DCEC's spin-off organizations. Here's a quick look at our FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) Brochure that can give you a quick introduction to commercial wind energy production.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the Wind Brochure (PDF 569 KB)

Learn about our county's largest geological feature—that runs from here all the way through upstate New York.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of this publication. (PDF 1.2 MB)


Wetlands Brochure for people with failing septic systems. You can even consider a whole neighborhood created wetland as a community project.

CLICK HERE to download 

DCEC's  basic brochure that tells you all about who we are and what we do and invites you to join our mission.

CLICK HERE to download


DCEC's famous Silurian Sea poster, created for DCEC by B. BySura Njaa with original drawings by Flora M. Langlois.


A classic favorite for DCEC Members!

CLICK HERE to download pdf of front of poster. (2.1 MB)

CLICK HERE to download pdf of rear of poster. (1.4 MB)

What's the true Cost of Community Services (COCS) for various land uses?

The answers might surprise you. Our 2006 COCS study, conducted with the Door County Land Trust, was very revealing. We suggest you start with this introductory brochure. CLICKING HERE. (PDF 355KB)

Then, when you're ready to advance click on the FAQ link below and then click on the link below that to download a copy of the complete study.

CLICK HERE to download the COCS FAQ Sheet. (PDF 84KB)
CLICK HERE to download the Complete COCS Study. (PDF 160 KB)

The definitive how-to brochure if you want to do a rain garden. It's 22 pages long, so a lenghty download, in full color. Dial-up users be advised!

One of our most  popular give-aways. Published by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

CLICK HERE to download  the Rain Gardens Manual (PDF 9.9 MB)

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