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SINCE THE POSTING OF THIS AGENDA, THE FOLLOWING ITEMS HAVE CHANGED:
ITEM 3.A.3 DELETED
ITEM 3.B.7 ADDED
ITEM 7.B.2 MODIFIED
ITEM 8.B.1 MODIFIED AND MOVED TO 7.C.1

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
April 22 - 23, 2008 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Room G09, State Natural Resources Bldg. (GEF 2)
101 South Webster Street
Madison, Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 the Natural Resources Board will meet with leaders from various environmental groups for lunch at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the Concourse Hotel Ovations Restaurant, Madison, Wisconsin.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. the Natural Resources Board will convene for a seminar in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will address item 1 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at approximately 5:00 p.m. the Natural Resources Board will arrive at the Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin. At approximately 6:00 p.m. the Natural Resources Board will arrive for Dinner at the Brocach Irish Pub and Restaurant, Madison, Wisconsin. At approximately 8:00 p.m. the Board will return to the Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, in room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-7 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that matters concerning natural resource issues or the Department's program responsibilities or operations specified in the Wisconsin Statutes, which arise after publication of this agenda may be added to the agenda and publicly noticed no less than two hours before the scheduled board meeting, if the Board Chair determines that the matter is urgent.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Order of Business

  1. Seminar
    1. Air, Waste & Water/Enforcement
      1. Climate Change (Secretary Frank, 3 hours)

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for April 22 - 23, 2008
    3. Approval of minutes from February 27, 2008
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Presentation of citizen award – Wisconsin Ethical Hunter Award for 2007 (Steve Dewald, 10 minutes)
      2. Request adoption of Board Order AM-23-07A, proposed rules affecting chs. NR 404 and 484 pertaining to ambient air quality standards for particulate matter (Larry Bruss, 10 minutes)
      3. Amendment of Adopted Permanent Rule Revisions to NR 320, NR 323, NR 328, NR 329, NR 341, NR 343, NR 345 Wisconsin Administrative Code relating to invasive species decontamination standards (Martin Griffin, 10 minutes) DELETED
      4. Request authorization for hearings for Board Order WT-09-08, revisions to NR 198 relating to Aquatic Invasive Species Control Grants (Carroll Schaal, 5 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request Adoption of Board Order WM-05-08 relating to deer hunting and the management of chronic wasting disease (CWD) (Alan Crossley, 30 minutes)
      2. Request Approval of department recommendations for the 2008 deer hunting season structure and antlerless deer quotas (Keith Warnke, 30 minutes)
      3. Request Adoption of Board Order FH-42-07, revisions to NR 20 and 21 relating to hook and line lake sturgeon fishing (Mike Staggs, 10 minutes)
      4. Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest ATV Trail - Alternatives and Recommendation (Steve Petersen, 30 minutes)
      5. Request authorization for public hearing on Board Order FR-12-08, amending subchapter VI in NR 47 related to county forest administration grant program (Jeff Barkley, 10 minutes)
      6. Land Donation – Statewide Wildlife Habitat – Chippewa County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      7. Reconsideration of the request for adoption of Emergency Board Order FH-07-08(E), related to proposed trout regulations in the Prairie River, Lincoln County (Mike Staggs, 15 minutes) ADDED
        NOTE: Public Appearances were accepted on this item at the February 27, 2008 meeting; therefore, they will not be accepted at this meeting. Written comment will be accepted.
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. James J. Janowak
      2. David Hantz
      3. Charles Burney
      4. Daniel Joyce
      5. Sherryle M. Koepp
      6. Richard A. Kalnicky
      7. William C. Jaeger
    2. Donations
      1. The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin will donate $21,160 for the Wisconsin State Park System’s Junior Ranger/Wisconsin Explorer program (Secretary Matt Frank and Charlie Luthin, NRF)
      2. The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin will donate $1,500 in a Besadny Grant 2 - $750 Besadny Grants for the Invasive Plants of the Future Program (Secretary Matt Frank and David Ladd, NRF) MODIFIED
      3. Margaret Van Alstyne will donate $10,000 to support the whooping crane restoration project
      4. The Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center will donate $9,000 to support an existing FY08 wildlife education LTE position
      5. The Friends of Mead-McMillan Association, Inc. will donate $5,808 to support an existing LTE position for education duties at the Stanton Mead Education and Visitor Center
      6. Terry Kohler will donate $5,000 for the Wisconsin Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program
    3. Dedication
      1. Dedicating the Millville Unit of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway in honor of Paul Brandt (Steve Miller Eric Lobner, 10 minutes) MODIFIED AND MOVED - Previously listed as 8.B.1
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste & Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Dedicating the Millville Unit of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway in honor of Paul Brandt (Steve Miller, 10 minutes) MODIFIED AND MOVED to 7.C.1

Public Participation Information

Public Participation at Natural Resources Board Meetings

Public participation registration and written comment deadline:
4 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.
Registration requests and comments should be directed to the Board Liaison.

Last revised: Tuesday August 13 2013