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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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January 2019

Wednesday, January 16

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Wisconsin Geographic Names Council
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 313
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Michala Feigal, 608-267-3531
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Geographic Names Council, consisting of members from the DNR and other government agencies, reviews proposals for naming geographical features in the state of Wisconsin. The council will review the Geographic Name Proposals that were received in 2018.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 12/20/2018 5:16:34 PM


5:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Wisconsin Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board
Bayfield DNR Field Station, 141 S. Third St.
Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814 (Bayfield County)
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Contact: Bradley Ray, 715-779-4036
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board will consider a license transfer, a vacant commercial fisherman seat on the board, and discussion of lake trout, whitefish and cisco sustainability and other items.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 1/3/2019 12:00:20 PM


Friday, January 18

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, January 18, 2019
Act 70 Advisory Team
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Weston Wegener, 608-267-9753
Detailed information: The Act 70 Advisory Team provides input to DNR staff on the implementation of the pilot program created by Wisconsin Act 70 for green redevelopment of brownfields for manufacturing facilities. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Act 70 page of the DNR website.

Published: 1/4/2019 11:12:58 AM


Wednesday, January 23

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern Fish and Wildlife Technical Advisory Committee (Tech Team)
UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences, 600 E. Greenfield Ave., Room: Room 1099
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Stacy Hron, 414-263-8625
Detailed information: The Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern Fish and Wildlife Tech Team will discuss ongoing habitat restoration, projects, current fish and wildlife assessments, and project recommendations generated from completed assessments.

Published: 1/7/2019 11:59:24 AM


6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Public meeting to provide an update on the status of the Winnebago System lake sturgeon population
Horace Mann High School , 325 McKinley St., Room: Auditorium
North Fond du Lac , Wisconsin 54937 (Fond du lac County)
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Contact: Ryan Koenigs, 920-303-5450
Detailed information: DNR staff will highlight results from recent assessments, and answer general questions about the sturgeon management program. The department recently sent a survey to 2,000 randomly selected license holders to gauge spearer opinion about the use of large, "non-traditional" sturgeon spears and underwater cameras. Results from the survey will be presented at these meetings. The meeting will include a question and answer session, with an opportunity to voice concerns and learn more about the sturgeon management program. Additional meetings will be held Jan. 29 in Chilton and Jan. 31 in Menasha.

Published: 1/7/2019 3:41:59 PM


Friday, January 25

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, January 25, 2019
Wisconsin Brownfields Study Group
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Mick Skwarok, 608-266-9263
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Brownfields Study Group has been advising the DNR on cleanup and redevelopment issues on a regular basis since it was created in 1998. An agenda for this meeting is being developed and will be available soon on the Study Group's page of the DNR website under the "BSG meetings" tab.

Published: 1/8/2019 2:27:02 PM


Monday, January 28

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, January 28, 2019
Bear Advisory Committee Meeting
Mead Wildlife Center, 2148 County Road S, Room: Conference Room
Milladore, Wisconsin 54454 (Wood County)
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Contact: Scott Walter, 608-267-7865
Detailed information: The DNR Bear Advisory Committee will meet to discuss the status of 2019 black bear season harvest quota recommendations; eliminating the three day waiting period for purchasing licenses during the season; to review the draft 2019 - 2029 Bear Management Plan draft; and other topics.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 1/11/2019 11:09:35 AM


Tuesday, January 29

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Public meeting to provide an update on the status of the Winnebago System lake sturgeon population
Engler Center for the Performing Arts, 530 W Main St.
Chilton , Wisconsin 53014 (Calumet County)
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Contact: Ryan Koenigs, 920-303-5450
Detailed information: DNR staff will highlight results from recent assessments, and answer general questions about the sturgeon management program. The department recently sent a survey to 2,000 randomly selected license holders to gauge spearer opinion about the use of large, "non-traditional" sturgeon spears and underwater cameras. Results from the survey will be presented at these meetings. The meeting will include a question and answer session, with an opportunity to voice concerns and learn more about the sturgeon management program. Additional meetings will be held Jan. 23 in North Fond du Lack and Jan. 31 in Menasha.

Published: 1/7/2019 3:41:59 PM


Thursday, January 31

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Public meeting to provide an update on the status of the Winnebago System lake sturgeon population
Menasha High School, 420 7th St., Room: Auditorium
Menasha , Wisconsin 54952 (Winnebago County)
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Contact: Ryan Koenigs, 920-303-5450
Detailed information: DNR staff will highlight results from recent assessments, and answer general questions about the sturgeon management program. The department recently sent a survey to 2,000 randomly selected license holders to gauge spearer opinion about the use of large, "non-traditional" sturgeon spears and underwater cameras. Results from the survey will be presented at these meetings. The meeting will include a question and answer session, with an opportunity to voice concerns and learn more about the sturgeon management program. Additional meetings will be held Jan. 23 in North Fond du Lack and Jan. 29 in Chilton.

Published: 1/7/2019 3:41:59 PM


 

February 2019

Thursday, February 7

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Air Management Study Group Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Craig Czarnecki, 608-267-3137
Detailed information: The Study Group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Air Management Program. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Study Group page about one week in advance.

Published: 12/12/2018 9:18:45 AM


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Last revised: Monday, August 27, 2018