LRP - Licenses

LRP - Regulations

LRP - Permits

Recreation - Statewide

Recreation - Trapping

Recreation - Fishing

Recreation - Hunting

Env. Protection - Management

Env. Protection - Emergency

Env. Protection - Resources

To sign up for updates or to access your subscriber preferences, please enter your contact information below.



 
  • Sign up to receive email or text updates when Board agendas are posted or updated.
View NRB agendas
and meeting materials.
Participate
in a NRB meeting or submit a written comment.
Contact information
If you have Board-related questions or would like to request information, to submit written comments, or to register to speak at a Board meeting or listening session, email or call:
Laurie J. Ross, Board Liaison
Office of the Secretary
Laurie.Ross@wisconsin.gov
608-267-7420
The Natural Resources Board and Department of Natural Resources are committed to serving people with disabilities. If you need Board information in an alternative format, please email or call the Board Liaison.

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
October 24, 2012 agenda and meeting materials

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

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 2012

Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for October 24, 2012
    3. Approval of minutes from September 25-26, 2012
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of Board Order FR-19-11, proposed rules affecting NR 47 subch. VII and subch. XII related to rule revision and rule creation of the Private Forest Landowner Grant Programs (Carol Nielsen, Private Lands Forestry Specialist, 5 minutes)
      2. Request Approval of the re-designation of a portion of Kettle Moraine Springs Fish Hatchery from Statewide New Hatcheries to Statewide Fish Habitat – Sheboygan County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      3. Land Acquisition and Partial Donation of Value – Ice Age Trail – Columbia County(Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes) [Denied at the August 8, 2012 Board meeting]
      4. Land and Easement Acquisition – Ice Age Trail – Manitowoc County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      5. Land Acquisition and Project Boundary Modification – Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area – Rock County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director) (Moved from the September 26, 2012 meeting agenda)
      6. Land Donation and Project Boundary Modification – Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area – Rock County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Donations – Statewide Wildlife Habitat – Rock County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
    3. Scope Statements
      1. Request approval of the statement of scope for Board Order AM-21-12, proposed rules affecting chs. 405 and 408 and chs. 400 and 410 related to revision of major air emission source permitting requirements and the repeal of provisions that previously supported the indirect source program (Andrew Stewart, Bureau of Air Management Deputy Director, 5 minutes)
      2. Request approval of the statement of scope for Board Order FR-20-12, proposed rules affecting NR 40.45.045(a), related to decreasing the distance from which firewood may be brought onto state lands from 25 miles to 10 miles, deleting NR 45.045(2)(b), and any appropriate housekeeping (Andrea Diss-Torrance, Invasive Insect Program Coordinator, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - 11 a.m.
    1. Citizen Recognition
      1. Comeback Champs – – State Natural Area and Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid
      2. Comeback Champs – Whooping Cranes
      3. Wings Across the Americas Habitat Management and Partnership Award – DNR staff recognition
    2. Citizen Participation
      Citizen participation means speaking on items that are not on this month's Board 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 Natural Resources Board meetings.
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. David R. Christenson
      2. Ronald S. Zalewski
    2. Donations
      1. The Friends of Blue Mound State Park will donate $500,000 to be used to construct an all-season gathering center at Blue Mound State Park for public use
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Update on Wisconsin waterway inventory (Meg Galloway, Dam and Floodplain Section Chief, 20 minutes) (Moved from the September 26, 2012 meeting agenda)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
    3. None

Public participation information

The public is welcome to attend any Natural Resources Board meeting unless it is noticed as a closed or executive session. The Board also provides opportunities for citizens to speak at Board meetings and to submit written comments about issues that come before the Board.

See complete information about public participation at Natural Resources Board meetings

Public participation registration and written comment deadline:
4 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting unless otherwise noted.

Last revised: Tuesday January 22 2013