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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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November 2019

Monday, November 18

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Monday, November 18, 2019
Public meeting on the Western Prairie Draft Regional Master Plan
UW Extension Agriculture Service and Education Center, 1960 8th Ave
Baldwin, Wisconsin 54002 (St. Croix County)
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Contact: Beth Kienbaum, 608-266-3219

Detailed information: The Western Prairie region includes DNR-managed properties in St. Croix and portions of Pierce and Polk counties. The draft regional master plan, including a plan overview, proposed resource and recreation management, and maps are available through the DNR property planning web pages. The public can also attend office hours from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 19 at Willow River State Park. In addition to the opportunities to offer input online or at public meetings, people may contact DNR Planner Phil Rynish, by email at phillip.rynish@wisconsin.gov, phone at 608-266-5854, or US mail at Phil Rynish, Wisconsin DNR, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI, 53707-7921.
News release.

Published: 11/14/2019 1:10:14 PM


Tuesday, November 19

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Wetland Mitigation Banking Listening Session
Rhinelander DNR Service Center, 107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 (Oneida County)
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Contact: Josie Lathrop, 608-267-7662
Detailed information: The meeting is being held jointly by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to solicit feedback and discuss the current state and federal wetland mitigation bank review processes with a specific focus on ways to improve consistency and efficiency in the programs. The agencies have preliminarily identified the following topics to be covered at the sessions: communication, agency review comments, agency guidance, and review and credit release processes.

Published: 10/23/2019 11:43:02 AM


5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Public meeting on master plan revision for Blue Mound State Park
Mount Horeb High School, 305 S. 8th St.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin 53572 (Dane County)
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Contact: Phil Rynish, 608-266-5854
Detailed information: In March 2019, the DNR initiated the Blue Mound State Park master planning process with a public input opportunity. The input received at that time helped shape the management alternatives that the public can now review and comment on. A presentation will take place at 5:45 p.m. Information about Blue Mound State Park is available on the DNR website. In addition to the opportunities to offer input online or at public meetings, people may contact DNR Planner Phil Rynish, by email at phillip.rynish@wisconsin.gov, phone at 608-266-5854, or US mail at Phil Rynish, Wisconsin DNR, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI, 53707-7921.
News release.

Published: 11/14/2019 1:10:14 PM


Wednesday, November 20

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Wetland Mitigation Banking Listening Session
Mead Wildlife Center, 2148 County Road S, Room: Conference Room
Milladore, Wisconsin 54454 (Portage County)
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Contact: Josie Lathrop, 608-267-7662
Detailed information: The meeting is being held jointly by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to solicit feedback and discuss the current state and federal wetland mitigation bank review processes with a specific focus on ways to improve consistency and efficiency in the programs. The agencies have preliminarily identified the following topics to be covered at the sessions: communication, agency review comments, agency guidance, and review and credit release processes.

Published: 10/23/2019 11:43:02 AM


9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Wisconsin Council on Forestry
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Faye Bokelman, 608-267-7492
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Council on Forestry will discuss: forest tax section update; private lands outreach update; NRCS forestry update; council research efforts update; and other items.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 11/13/2019 3:56:12 PM


12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
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Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area

Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
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Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments.Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


Thursday, November 21

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Wetland Study Council
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 413
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Tom Pearce, 608-264-8554
Detailed information: The Wetland Study Council will meet to discuss the in-lieu fee wetland mitigation program, wetland General Permit review, and plan for future meetings.

Published: 11/11/2019 4:48:17 PM


11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Off-Highway Motorcycle Council
Lake Mills Public Library, 120 E. Madison St.
Lake Mills, Wisconsin 53551 (Jefferson County)
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Contact: Cathy Burrow, 608-267-0494
Detailed information:  The Off−Highway Motorcycle Council makes recommendations to the department on matters relating to off−highway motorcycle corridors, as defined in s. 23.335 (1) (s), and off−highway motorcycle routes, as defined in s. 23.335 (1) (u), and on any other matters relating to the operation of off−highway motorcycles. The agenda will be posted to the council page of the DNR website prior to the meeting. The agenda includes: DNR representative matters (budget and open grant status); council approved equipment rates; Potential future projects; county to state sticker transition; NR 65 process needs; public comment; council member items; and other matters that may come before the council.

Published: 11/12/2019 4:14:18 PM


 

December 2019

Friday, December 6

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday, December 06, 2019
Waste and Materials Management Study Group Meeting
Appleton Public Library, 225 N. Oneida St., Room: Meeting Room A
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911 (Outagamie County)
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Contact: Kate Strom Hiorns, 608-261-8449
Detailed information: The Waste and Materials Management Study Group will meet to discuss updates from the department, policy bank procedures, and updates from Alternative Landfill Covers, Recycling, and Construction & Demolition subgroups.

Published: 10/21/2019 12:22:30 PM


Monday, December 9

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, December 09, 2019
Economic Development and Green Environment (EDGE) Advisory Team Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S Webster St., Room: G27
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Weston Wegener, 608-267-9753
Detailed information: The Advisory Team provides input to department staff on the implementation of the EDGE pilot program established under 2017 Wisconsin Act 70. The meeting agenda will be posted on the EDGE webpage.

Published: 8/14/2019 5:55:20 PM


Wednesday, December 18

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area

Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments.Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


 

January 2020

Wednesday, January 15

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov.Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


 

February 2020

Wednesday, February 19

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessionsto ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


Note: Actual meeting end times may be earlier or later than scheduled. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please verify meeting dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Friday, June 14, 2019