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Since the posting of this agenda, the following items have changed:
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3.B.2 Modified
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
December 7 - 8, 2010 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Room G09, State Natural Resources Bldg. (GEF 2)
101 South Webster Street
Madison, WI 53703

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will act on item 1 and will hear report on 2.B.1 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Natural Resources Board will meet in closed session under the authority of s.19.85(1)(e) Wisconsin Statutes for purposes of discussing potential real estate transactions and under the authority of s.19.85(1)(g) Wisconsin Statutes for purposes of discussing litigation matters.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 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, December 7, 2010: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for December 7 - 8, 2010
    3. Approval of minutes for October 27, 2010
  2. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Report and preliminary findings from the 2010 gun deer season (PDF) (Tom Hauge, Wildlife Management Bureau Director, Keith Warnke, Big Game Biologist, Randy Stark, Law Enforcement Bureau Director, Diane Brookbank, Customer Service Bureau Director, 60 minutes)
        2010 DNR Bureau of Law Enforcement Deer Gun Season Report (PDF)

Wednesday, December 8, 2010: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions (PDF)
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Request adoption of emergency Board Order AM-48-10(E) and authorization for public hearing for Board Order AM-17-10, proposed rules affecting NR 400, 405, 406, and 407 pertaining to major source permit thresholds for sources of greenhouse gas emissions (PDF) (Andrew Stewart, Permits & Stationary Source Modeling Section Chief, 15 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of Board Order ER-35-10, revisions to NR Ch. 27, addition of Wisconsin cave bats to the threatened species list (PDF) (Erin Crain, Ecological Inventory and Monitoring Section Chief, Dave Redell, Bat Biologist, and Gregor Schuurman, Conservation Biologist, 20 minutes) Modified
      2. Request adoption of Board Order IS-41-10, addition of the fungus Geomyces Destructans as a prohibited invasive species listed in ch. NR 40, Wis. Adm. Code (PDF) (Erin Crain, Ecological Inventory and Monitoring Section Chief, Dave Redell, Bat Biologist, and Gregor Schuurman, Conservation Biologist, 20 minutes) Modified
      3. Request adoption of Board Orders IS-47-10 and IS-07-11(E), revisions to ch. NR 40, regarding the management of bats Geomyces Destructans, the fungus associated with and white-nose syndrome in bats Wisconsin (PDF) (Erin Crain, Ecological Inventory and Monitoring Section Chief, Dave Redell, Bat Biologist, and Gregor Schuurman, Conservation Biologist, 20 minutes) Modified
      4. Ratification of Department decision to issue Stewardship grant for project that will prohibit two nature-based outdoor activities (NBOA) on non-Department land (PDF) (Karen Blodgett, Community Services Specialist, 15 minutes)
      5. Request approval of DNR Land Acquisition Strategy for the Stewardship Program (PDF) (Laurie Osterndorf, Land Administrator and Paul DeLong, Forestry Administrator, 20 minutes)
      6. Land Acquisition – Ice Age Trail – Dane County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition – Devil’s Lake State Park – Sauk County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      8. Easement Acquisition and Project Boundary Modification – Stream Bank Protection Program – Racine County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Acquisition and Donation – Glacial Habitat Restoration Area – Winnebago County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Acquisition – Baraboo Hills Recreation Area – Sauk County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      11. Land Acquisition - Statewide Natural Areas - Oneida County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      12. Land Acquisition – Andrew Krakow Public Access and Fishery Area – Marquette County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      13. Land Acquisition and Donation – Lower Wolf River Bottomlands Natural Resource Area – Waupaca County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      14. Land Donation – Statewide Natural Areas – Door County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      15. Land Donation – Statewide Wildlife Habitat Area – Dunn County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      16. Land Donation and Project Boundary Modification – Mecan River Fishery Area – Waushara County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      17. Land Donation and Project Boundary Modification – Stream Bank Protection Program – Dane County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      18. Land Donation and Project Boundary Modification – Lower Wisconsin State Riverway – Dane County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      19. Easement Acquisition and Donation – Statewide Fishery Remnant Areas – Waupaca County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      20. Land Acquisition – Statewide Natural Areas – Chippewa & Pepin Counties; Statewide Fish Habitat – Pierce and Dunn Counties; Ice Age Trail – Chippewa County; Lower Chippewa State Natural Area – Dunn County; Statewide Wildlife Habitat Area – Polk County; Western Prairie Habitat Restoration – St. Croix County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes) Added Deleted
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m. - None
    1. Citizen Participation
      Citizen appearances on any topic not listed on the agenda. Information on how to register to speak is on the Board public participation web page.
  5. Board Members' Matters
    1. Resolution related to CWD positive deer farm fencing Added
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions (PDF)
      1. Russell H. Wilson
      2. Gregory J. Treague
      3. Richard Hamann
      4. Sue Eley
      5. Wayne A. Tappon
    2. Donations
      None
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      None

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 March 25 2014