February 13. 2013 7:00AM - Last modified: February 13. 2013 7:07AM

MILTON - Gravel pit proposal could face competing offer

A California dairy owner with ties to Milton has a proposal he says would prevent a wooded hillside that borders Storr’s Lake Wildlife Area from becoming a gravel pit.

He wants to see the land instead turned into a nature conservancy—and he’s got a plan he believes could win over landowner Scott Traynor and Milton town officials.

Mulder Dairy Farms owner Bill Watson said he’s putting together an offer intended to shoo away a controversial plan by Elkhorn company B.R. Amon & Sons to develop a gravel pit on a farm property east of North Klug Road.

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