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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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May 2018

Tuesday, May 29

CONNECTCONNECT
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Open house meeting on the draft Northern Lake Michigan Coastal regional master plan
Stone Harbor Resort and Conference Center, 107 North First Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235 (Door County)
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Contact: Ann Freiwald, 608-266-2130
Detailed information: The draft Northern Lake Michigan Coastal Ecological Landscape master plan establishes the level and type of resource management and public use permitted on these department-managed properties. State-owned lands covered by this master plan include state parks--five on the Door Peninsula--as well as State Natural Areas and numerous wildlife and fisheries areas. The state parks covered by this plan include Rock Island, Newport, Peninsula, Whitefish Dunes, Potawatomi, Grand Traverse Island and Copper Culture Mounds. An additional meeting will be held May 30 in Peshtigo. The public review and comment period for the draft regional plan is open through June 12, 2018.
News release.

Published: 5/16/2018 1:22:22 PM


Wednesday, May 30

CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Open house meeting on the draft Northern Lake Michigan Coastal regional master plan
Peshtigo DNR Service Center, 101 N. Ogden Road
Peshtigo, Wisconsin 54157 (Marinette County)
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Contact: Ann Freiwald, 608-266-2130
Detailed information: The draft Northern Lake Michigan Coastal Ecological Landscape master plan establishes the level and type of resource management and public use permitted on these department-managed properties. State-owned lands covered by this master plan include state parks--five on the Door Peninsula--as well as State Natural Areas and numerous wildlife and fisheries areas. The state parks covered by this plan include Rock Island, Newport, Peninsula, Whitefish Dunes, Potawatomi, Grand Traverse Island and Copper Culture Mounds. An additional meeting will be held May 29 in Sturgeon Bay. The public review and comment period for the draft regional plan is open through June 12, 2018.
News release.

Published: 5/16/2018 1:22:22 PM


Thursday, May 31

CONNECTCONNECT
2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Public meeting on a proposal from Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership and the city of Manitowoc request to dispose of sediments to be dredged from the Little Manitowoc River for restoration purposes.
Manitowoc City Hall, 900 Quay St,, Room: Engineering Conference
Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220 (Manitowoc County)
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Contact: Jackie Marciulionis, 920-662-5433
Detailed information: DNR staff and representatives of Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership and the city of Manitowoc will discuss a request made by LNRP and the city to dispose of sediments to be dredged from the Little Manitowoc River for restoration purposes. They propose to dispose of the material at the City of Manitowoc's Gravel Pit located at 3130 Hecker Road, Manitowoc. The material will be used to widen a berm currently used as a shooting barrier for Manitowoc Police Department training. The purpose of the meeting is to solicit public comment and answer questions on the proposal. There will be a brief introduction and explanation of the project by DNR, LNRP and City representatives. The meeting will then be opened up for questions and comments. All public comments received during the meeting will be considered by DNR when making a decision on the proposal.

Published: 5/9/2018 4:27:02 PM


CONNECTCONNECT
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Turkey Advisory Committee Meeting
Phone in (see detailed information), (Conference Call County)
Contact: Jaqi Christopher, 608-261-8458
Detailed information: The Turkey Advisory Committee will meet to review the 2018 spring season and finalize the 2018 Fall bonus harvest authorization recommendations.

Published: 5/24/2018 12:01:24 PM


 

June 2018

Tuesday, June 5

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Sharp-tailed Grouse Advisory Committee Meeting
Wisconsin Rapids DNR Satellite Center, 473 Griffith Ave., Room: Conference Rooms Hovde A & B
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 (Wood County)
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Contact: Jaqi Christopher, 608-261-8458
Detailed information: The Sharp-tailed Grouse Advisory Committee will meet to review the 2018 spring survey results and finalize recommendations for the 2018 sharp-tailed grouse season.

Published: 5/24/2018 12:01:24 PM


Wednesday, June 6

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Off-Road Vehicle Council
Rib Mountain Municipal Building, 3700 N. Mountain Road
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401 (Marathon County)
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Contact: Cathy Burrow, 608-267-0494
Detailed information: The Off-Road Vehicle Council provides advice and makes recommendations to the department of natural resources, the department of transportation, the governor, and the legislature on all matters relating to all-terrain vehicle trails and all-terrain vehicle routes, including matters relating to activities conducted on all-terrain vehicle trails and all-terrain vehicle routes by all-terrain vehicle users and utility terrain vehicle users, and makes recommendations to the department of natural resources with regard to requests for funding. The main focus of this meeting is to review the grant applications prior to the August Council meeting where funding recommendation will be made. There will be other business conducted as well.

Published: 5/21/2018 3:45:31 PM


Thursday, June 7

CONNECTCONNECT
8:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Wisconsin Snowmobile Recreation Council Infrastructure Committee
Rib Mountain Municipal Building, 3700 N. Mountain Road
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401 (Marathon County)
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Contact: Cathy Burrow, 608-267-0494
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Snowmobile Recreation Council carries out studies and makes recommendations to the legislature, governor, department of natural Resources and Department of Transportation on all matters related to the snowmobiling program at DNR or otherwise affecting snowmobiles and snowmobiling in Wisconsin, and makes recommendations to the department of natural resources with regard to funding grant applications. The main focus of this meeting is to review the bridge grant applications prior to the August Council meeting where funding recommendations will be made. There will be other business conducted as well.

Published: 5/21/2018 3:44:38 PM


Tuesday, June 12

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Heterobasidion Root Disease (annosum root rot) Advisory Committee
Mead Wildlife Center, 2148 County Road S, Room: Conference Room
Milladore, Wisconsin 54454 (Wood County)
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Contact: Kyoko Scanlon, 608-275-3275
Detailed information: The HRD Advisory Committee is a multi-agency/organization group that reviews the current HRD guidelines and advises revisions, if needed.

Published: 5/11/2018 2:42:57 PM


Wednesday, June 13

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DNR Muskellunge Team
Kemp Natural Resources Station, 9161 Kemp Road, Room: CFC W D Connor Classroom
Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568 (Oneida County)
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Contact: Jordan Weeks, 608-785-9002
Detailed information: The muskellunge team will discuss a variety of topics related to muskellunge management and research.

Published: 5/25/2018 11:04:31 AM


Friday, June 29

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, June 29, 2018
Public informational hearing on the reissuance of a statewide general permit for wetland discharges that are a part of development for recreational purposes
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Josie Lathrop, 608-267-7662
Detailed information: Pursuant to 281.36(3g)(g), Wis. Stats., the Department of Natural Resources will hold a public informational hearing on the reissuance of a statewide general permit for wetland discharges that are a part of development for recreational purposes. The statewide general permit is valid for 5 years and will allow applicants to apply for coverage under the permit for discharges of dredged or fill material into a wetland up to 10,000 square feet (0.23 acres) for purposes of recreational development if the impact meets all of the eligibility criteria and conditions of the general permit. Information about the Department's individual and general permit process can be found on the DNR website. . For more information or to submit written comments on the general permit via U. S. mail, contact Josie Lathrop, DNR-WT/3, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707-7921 or by email to johanna.lathrop@wisconsin.gov.

Published: 5/21/2018 3:50:40 PM


 

August 2018

Thursday, August 16

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Air Management Study Group Quarterly Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Amanda Jutrzonka, 608-266-2856
Detailed information: The study group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Air Program. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Study Group page of the DNR website about one week in advance.

Published: 12/27/2017 12:32:07 PM


 

November 2018

Thursday, November 1

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Air Management Study Group Quarterly Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Amanda Jutrzonka, 608-266-2856
Detailed information: The study group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Air Program. The meeting agenda will be posted on the Study Group page of the DNR website about one week in advance.

Published: 12/27/2017 12:32:10 PM


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Last revised: Thursday, February 25, 2016