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The DNR holds many meetings that are open to the public. Unlike public hearings, comments and participation at these meetings are not usually "on the record."

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April 2017

Tuesday, April 25

CONNECTCONNECT
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Open house regarding outdoor recreation opportunities in the Northwoods Region of Wisconsin
Arbor Vitae Town Hall, 10675 Big Arbor Vitae Dr.
Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin 54568 (Vilas County)
View map of location
Contact: Cameron Bump, 715-839-2786
Detailed information: The Recreation Opportunities Analysis will examine existing outdoor-based recreation opportunities and future recreation needs.These meetings will also kick-off the amendment process for the recreation portion of the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest (NHAL) master plan. DNR staff will provide a brief overview of the analysis process at both 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. In addition, the public can provide input on a short form that is available as both a downloadable PDF and an online form. Additional open houses will be held April 26 in Park Falls and April 27 in Antigo. News release

Published: 4/6/2017 2:43:15 PM


Wednesday, April 26

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4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Open house regarding outdoor recreation opportunities in the Northwoods Region of Wisconsin
North Way Motor Lodge, 1113 S. 4th Ave.
Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552 (Price County)
View map of location
Contact: Cameron Bump, 715-839-2786
Detailed information: The Recreation Opportunities Analysis will examine existing outdoor-based recreation opportunities and future recreation needs.These meetings will also kick-off the amendment process for the recreation portion of the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest (NHAL) master plan. DNR staff will provide a brief overview of the analysis process at both 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. In addition, the public can provide input on a short form that is available as both a downloadable PDF and an online form. Additional open houses will be held April 25 in Arbor Vitae and April 27 in Antigo. News release

Published: 4/6/2017 2:43:15 PM


Thursday, April 27

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10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Wisconsin State Trails Council
UW-Extension Sheboygan County, 5 University Drive
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (Sheboygan County)
View map of location
Contact: Dan Buckler, 608-261-4933
Detailed information: The State Trails Council provides advice and consultation to the Department of Natural Resources on the planning, acquisition, development and management of trails in Wisconsin.

Published: 12/15/2016 12:22:54 PM


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1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Wisconsin Council on Recycling
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 413
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Jennifer Semrau, 608-267-7550

Detailed information: Council members will receive required public records training, hear local perspectives on recycling markets and discuss next steps. A complete agenda can be found on the Council on Recycling page of the DNR website. For call-in details, please contact Jennifer Semrau, 608-267-7550.

Published: 4/17/2017 10:40:23 AM


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4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Open house regarding outdoor recreation opportunities in the Northwoods Region of Wisconsin
North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Ave.
Antigo, Wisconsin 54409 (Langlade County)
View map of location
Contact: Cameron Bump, 715-839-2786
Detailed information: The Recreation Opportunities Analysis will examine existing outdoor-based recreation opportunities and future recreation needs.These meetings will also kick-off the amendment process for the recreation portion of the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest (NHAL) master plan. DNR staff will provide a brief overview of the analysis process at both 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. In addition, the public can provide input on a short form that is available as both a downloadable PDF and an online form. Additional open houses will be held April 25 in Arbor Vitae and April 26 in Park Falls. News release

Published: 4/6/2017 2:43:15 PM


 

May 2017

Tuesday, May 2

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9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Waste and Materials Management Study Group - Recycling Innovations Subgroup
Phone in (see detailed information), (Conference Call County)
Contact: Jennifer Semrau, 608-267-7550
Detailed information: The Recycling Innovations Subgroup is focusing on the review of descriptive narratives of identified criteria for innovation, actionable next steps and implications of advancing a singular definition of recycling. For call in details, please contact Jennifer Semrau, 608-267-7550.

Published: 4/11/2017 9:12:54 AM


Thursday, May 4

CONNECTCONNECT
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative
Monona State Bank, 6430 Bridge Rd.
Monona, Wisconsin 53713 (Dane County)
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Contact: Kim McCutcheon, 608-275-3208
Detailed information: The Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative group will be discussing the signatories' reports, updates in storm water, erosion control and other related issues.

Published: 1/9/2017 2:47:57 PM


Tuesday, May 9

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Laboratory Certification Standards Review Council
DNR Science Operations Center, 2801 Progress Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53716 (Dane County)
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Contact: Rick Mealy, 608-264-6006
Detailed information: This is a regular meeting of the Laboratory Certification Standards Review Council. Agenda [PDF]. Minutes of the previous meeting (January 2017) are postedon the web page above.

Published: 4/24/2017 3:56:41 PM


Wednesday, May 10

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9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Solid Waste Interested Parties Spring 2017 Meeting
Location: (see detailed information below for more information)
Contact: Casey Lamensky, 608-267-7574
Detailed information: The Waste and Materials Management Program will host its spring Solid Waste Interested Parties (SWIP) meeting by webinar. An agenda and call-in information will be available on the SWIP webpage.

Published: 4/4/2017 3:01:16 PM


Thursday, May 25

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9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Waste and Materials Management Study Group - Food and Organics Residuals Reduction and Management Subgroup
UWSP Waste Education Center, 1940 Maria Drive
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 (Portage County)
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Contact: Casey Lamensky, 608-267-7574
Detailed information: The Food and Organics Residuals Reduction and Management subgroup is studying, developing and recommending a course of action for managing organics and specifically food waste in Wisconsin, including recommending potential operational practices and regulatory and legislative actions that could be undertaken. For more information on this meeting or to obtain call-in details please contact Casey Lamensky, 608-267-7574.

Published: 4/10/2017 4:22:03 PM


Wednesday, May 31

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1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Contaminated Sediments External Advisory Group
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 513
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Kristin DuFresne, 920-662-5443
Detailed information:

Subgroups 1 & 2 will meet jointly from 1-3 p.m. (Site Specific Standard Development and Baseline Standard Development)

Subgroup 3 (Ordinary High Water Mark/Transition Zone) will meet from 3-4 p.m. Subgroup 3 may start earlier if the preceding groups end early.

The goal of this group is to find workable, economical and safe solutions for the on-site and off-site management of contaminated sediments. More information, including an agenda and supporting materials, can be found on the  Brownfields Study Group page of the DNR website under the "Advisory subgroups" tab.

Published: 3/6/2017 4:35:37 PM


 

June 2017

Tuesday, June 6

CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Waste and Materials Management Study Group
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Room: Gathering Waters Conference Room
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Casey Lamensky, 608-267-7574
Detailed information: The five committees of the Waste and Materials Management (WMM) Study Group will meet to share updates on organics management, terminating monitoring at closed landfills, construction and demolition waste, recycling innovations and alternative landfill caps. Additional information can be found on the WMM Study Group webpage.

Published: 4/4/2017 3:01:16 PM


Thursday, June 8

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9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Air Management Study Group Quarterly Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Karen Walsh, 608-267-7547
Detailed information: The study group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Air Program. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Study Group page about one week in advance.

Published: 9/12/2016 8:51:16 AM


Thursday, June 15

CONNECTCONNECT
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative
Dane County UW-Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr., Room: Room 121
Madison, Wisconsin 53718 (Dane County)
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Contact: Kim McCutcheon, 608-275-3208
Detailed information: The Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative group will be discussing the signatories' reports, updates in storm water, erosion control and other related issues.

Published: 1/9/2017 2:47:57 PM


 

July 2017

Thursday, July 27

CONNECTCONNECT
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative
City of Madison Engineering Division, 1600 Emil St.
Madison, Wisconsin 53713 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Kim McCutcheon, 608-275-3208
Detailed information: The Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative group will be discussing the signatories' reports, updates in storm water, erosion control and other related issues.

Published: 1/9/2017 2:47:57 PM


 

August 2017

Friday, August 4

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, August 04, 2017
Wisconsin State Trails Council
Meeting Type: To Be Determined
Contact: Dan Buckler, 608-261-4933
Detailed information: The State Trails Council provides advice and consultation to the Department of Natural Resources on the planning, acquisition, development and management of trails in Wisconsin.

Published: 12/15/2016 12:22:54 PM


Wednesday, August 16

CONNECTCONNECT
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Waste Materials Management Study Group
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Room: Gathering Waters Conference Room
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Casey Lamensky, 608-267-7574
Detailed information: The five committees of the Waste and Materials Management (WMM) Study Group will meet to share updates on organics management, terminating monitoring at closed landfills, construction and demolition waste, recycling innovations and alternative landfill caps. Additional information can be found on the WMM Study Group webpage.

Published: 4/6/2017 5:39:07 PM


Thursday, August 24

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Air Management Study Group Quarterly Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Karen Walsh, 608-267-7547
Detailed information: The study group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Air Program. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Study Group page about one week in advance.

Published: 9/12/2016 8:51:23 AM


 

September 2017

Thursday, September 7

CONNECTCONNECT
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Kim McCutcheon, 608-275-3208
Detailed information: The Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative group will be discussing the signatories' reports, updates in storm water, erosion control and other related issues.

Published: 1/9/2017 2:47:57 PM


 

October 2017

Thursday, October 19

CONNECTCONNECT
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative
Veridian Homes, 6801 South Towne Dr.
Madison, Wisconsin 53713 (Dane County)
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Contact: Kim McCutcheon, 608-275-3208
Detailed information: The Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative group will be discussing the signatories' reports, updates in storm water, erosion control and other related issues.

Published: 1/9/2017 2:47:57 PM


 

November 2017

Thursday, November 9

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Wisconsin State Trails Council
Meeting Type: To Be Determined
Contact: Dan Buckler, 608-261-4933
Detailed information: The State Trails Council provides advice and consultation to the Department of Natural Resources on the planning, acquisition, development and management of trails in Wisconsin.

Published: 12/15/2016 12:22:54 PM


Thursday, November 30

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Air Management Study Group Quarterly Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Karen Walsh, 608-267-7547
Detailed information: The study group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Air Program. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Study Group page about one week in advance.

Published: 9/12/2016 8:51:32 AM


 

December 2017

Thursday, December 7

CONNECTCONNECT
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative
Sun Prairie Municipal Building, 300 E. Main St.
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin 53590 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Kim McCutcheon, 608-275-3208
Detailed information: The Green Tier Clear Waters Initiative group will be discussing the signatories' reports, updates in storm water, erosion control and other related issues.

Published: 1/9/2017 2:47:57 PM


Note: Actual meeting end times may be earlier or later than scheduled. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please verify meeting dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Thursday, February 25, 2016