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Since posting this agenda, the following have changed:
3.B.2 Modified (3/26/12)
3.B.9 Added (3/14/12)
4.B.1 Added (3/14/12)

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
March 28, 2012 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 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 South Webster Street, 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.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for March 28, 2012
    3. Approval of minutes from February 21 - 22, 2012
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Presentation of the 2012 Registered Laboratory of the Year Awards (Camille Turcotte, Environment Science Services Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      2. Request approval of the FY 2013 Laboratory Certification and Registration Program Fee Adjustment (Camille Turcotte, Environment Science Services Section Chief, 10 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request Adoption of Emergency Board Order CF-26-11(E), revisions to ch. NR 64 to establish a trail-route combination for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) (Diane Conklin, Snowmobile and All-terrain Vehicle Grant Manager, 5 minutes)
      2. Ratification of Department determination that prohibitions of nature-based outdoor activities (NBOA) are necessary: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County; Madison, Dane County; Natural Heritage Land Trust, Dane and Sauk Columbia Counties; and Mount Pleasant, Racine County (Lavane Hessler, Stewardship Local Assistance Grant Manager, 10 minutes) Modified
      3. Land Acquisition - Northern Highland / American Legion State Forest - Oneida County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      4. Land Acquisition – Turtle Valley Wildlife Area – Walworth County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      5. Land Acquisition - Ice Age Trail - Columbia County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      6. Land Acquisition - Holzhueter Farm State Park - Jefferson County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition - Spread Eagle Barrens Natural Area - Florence County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      8. Land Acquisition, Project Boundary Modification, and Partial Donation of Value – Tichigan Wildlife Area – Racine County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Transfer & Project Boundary Modification - South Shore Lake Superior Fish and Wildlife Area - Bayfield County Added
    3. Scope Statements
      1. Request approval of the statement of scope for Board Order ER-27-11 related to the Wisconsin Endangered/Threatened Species List (Kurt Thiede, Division Administrator, 5 minutes)
      2. Request approval of the statement of scope for Board Order FH-01-12 regarding fishing tournament rules in NR 20.40, Wis. Admin. Code (Jonathan Hansen, Fishing Tournament Program Coordinator, 5 minutes)
      3. Request approval of the statement of scope for Board Order WT-06-12 related to ch. NR 115 which establishes the statewide minimum standards for shoreland zoning (Russ Rasmussen, Water Division Deputy Administrator, 5 minutes)
      4. Request approval of the statement of scope for Emergency Board Order WM-03-12(E), related to establishing the 2012 bobcat hunting and trapping season framework (Scott Loomans, Wildlife Regulations Specialist, 5 minutes)
      5. Request approval of the statement of scope for Emergency Board Order WM-05-12(E) related to re-establishing an antlerless-only, October firearm deer season in the CWD Management Zone (Tom Hauge, Wildlife Management Bureau Director, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
    2. Citizen appearances on topics that are not on this month's agenda; appearances on items that are on this month's agenda are made at the time the Board considers the item. See complete information about Public Participation at Board meetings

    3. Citizen Recognition
      1. Comeback Champs – Citizen Monitoring (Secretary Stepp, 10 minutes) Added
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Leland D. Archiquette
      2. Beverly Bakka
      3. Ronald H. Campbell
      4. William H. Eldred
      5. Randal V. Falstad
      6. Dan Fields
      7. Jenny L. Gibson
      8. Mark A. Martin
    2. Donations
      1. Ducks Unlimited will donate $20,000 in support of the duck research study "Evaluating Factors Limiting Blue-winged Teal Production and Survival in the Great Lakes Region"
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
    2. None

    3. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. America’s Great Outdoor Initiative (Dan Schuller, Parks and Recreation Bureau Director and Jeff Prey, Senior Planner, 15 minutes)

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: Wednesday October 24 2012