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March 2021

Tuesday, March 2

Migratory Game Bird Committee Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Jason Fleener, 608-220-9023
Detailed information: The DNR Migratory Game Bird Committee will be meeting virtually to discuss the Wisconsin Waterfowl Stamp program. The committee will discuss ongoing project work and make funding recommendations for new projects that will begin during the FY22-23 funding cycle. The committee will also hear from conservation partners currently implementing habitat work in Canada and their proposals for new work in the next biennium. Zoom meeting URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81954543489 Meeting ID: 819 5454 3489
Join by Telephone: For higher quality, dial a number based on your current location. Dial: US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Meeting ID: 819 5454 3489

Published: 12/4/2020 11:45:59 AM


Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Council Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Amanda Kamps, 608-712-5280
Detailed information: The Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Council will meet by conference call. The committee will be discussing deer rehabilitation. For more information contact Amanda Kamps 608-712-5280 or amanda.kamps@wisconsin.gov.
The meeting will be held by Skype:
https://meet.wisconsin.gov/amanda.kamps/T4G9258S
By phone: 608-316-9000,,33519049#
Conference ID: 33519049

Published: 2/26/2021 9:31:06 AM


Wednesday, March 3

Wisconsin Invasive Species Council No Commercial Use Species Assessment Group (SAG)
Date: Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Phone in (see detailed information)
Contact: Kelly Kearns, 608-267-5066
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council's No Commercial Use Species Assessment Group (SAG) will meet to review new and currently regulated species under Ch. NR 40, Wisconsin's Invasive Species Rule. The Council will consider the groups recommendations at a future date.
Joine by phone:+13126266799,,99016016429# US (Chicago)


Published: 2/26/2021 9:17:00 AM


Non-motorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council Funding Committee
Date: Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Drew Hanson, 608-977-0400
Detailed information: The Non-motorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council funding committee meeting will take place virtually via Zoom with a phone-in option. The council carries out studies and provides advice and consultation to the legislature, governor, DNR and Department of Transportation on all matters related to nonmotorized recreation and transportation trails, including trail planning, acquisition, development, maintenance and management. This will be the first meeting of the NRTTC's new Finance Committee so topics will be of an organizational nature including selection of a chair, drafting a guidance statement, and setting meeting dates. To register for the Zoom meeting, use this link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApf-ihqjguHdHbdDv436aUT9P9iMHWLDJP
Once registered, you can join the meeting through the meeting link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84481943475

Published: 2/26/2021 9:17:00 AM


Thursday, March 4

DNR Greater Prairie-chicken Advisory Committee
Date: Thursday, March 04, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Phone in (see detailed information)
Contact: Alaina Gerrits, 608-513-6739
Detailed information: The committee will be reviewing the first draft of the Greater Prairie-Chicken Management Plan 2021-2031. The call-in number is 608-316-9000 access code 68833605#

Published: 2/26/2021 9:17:00 AM


Friday, March 5

Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Council Meeting
Date: Friday, March 05, 2021
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Amanda Kamps, 608-712-5280
Detailed information: The Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Council will meet by Zoom. The committee will be discussing the wildlife rehabilitation sponsorship designation form. For more information contact Amanda Kamps 608-712-5280 or amanda.kamps@wisconsin.gov.
The meeting will be held by Zoom:
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88906389517?pwd=ZHdPSXN6N1ltQlVpQTNTRjVPVEs0dz09
Meeting ID: 889 0638 9517; Passcode: 4ef7Uw

Published: 2/26/2021 9:31:06 AM


Tuesday, March 9

Council on Forestry - Forestry Funding Committee
Date: Tuesday, March 09, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Faye Bokelman, 608-438-0229
Detailed information: The Council on Forestry's Forestry Funding Committee will meet virtually via Zoom. The agenda will be focused on review of DNR research questions and a decision will be mae regarding committee prioritization of research questions.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://tnc.zoom.us/j/97488100025
Meeting ID: 974 8810 0025
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,97488100025# US (Chicago)
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 2/26/2021 9:17:00 AM


Wednesday, March 10

Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Bradley Ray, 715-779-4036
Detailed information: The Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board will meet virtually via Zoom. The meeting will be held virtually at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88926945530 or by phone: 312-626-6799, conference ID: 889 2694 5530.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 2/26/2021 9:17:00 AM


Thursday, March 11

Drinking Water and Groundwater Study Group
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Carly Marty, 608-266-2726
Detailed information: The Study Group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Drinking Water and Groundwater Program. An agenda and additional information can be found on the DG Study Group webpage. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom.
Join Zoom meeting [exit DNR]
Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 955 0388 8015#

Published: 2/26/2021 9:22:16 AM


Economic Development and Green Environment (EDGE) Advisory Team
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Weston Wegener, 608-267-9753
Detailed information: The EDGE Advisory Team provides input to Department of Natural Resources staff on the implementation of the EDGE pilot program established under 2017 Wisconsin Act 70.The meeting will be held remotely on Skype. Join Skype Meeting or by phone Toll-free number: 608-316-9000, meeting ID 7673038#. For more information contact Weston Wegener at 608-267-9753. The meeting agenda will be posted on the EDGE webpage.

Published: 2/19/2021 9:18:52 AM


Lake Michigan Whitefish Virtual Meeting
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Bradley Eggold, 414-303-0138
Detailed information: The DNR will be developing new regulations for the lake whitefish commercial industry.  To gain stakeholder participation from a wide variety of sources, the DNR will host a virtual public meeting to hear from any one interested in Lake Michigan whitefish and discuss the Green Bay lake whitefish emergency rule.
This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom.  Members of the public can access the meeting beginning at 5:45 p.m. using the Zoom link or by dialing 1-301-715-8592 and using meeting ID 818 4602 9847.  
To view the informational presentation that will be shared during this meeting, using a computer and the Zoom link is recommended.

Published: 2/26/2021 9:56:43 AM


Friday, March 12

Wisconsin Brownfields Study Group Meeting
Date: Friday, March 12, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Mick Skwarok, 608-400-9218
Detailed information: The Brownfields Study Group was created in 1998 at the direction of the governor and state Legislature, to evaluate Wisconsin's current brownfields initiatives and recommend changes, as well as propose additional incentives for the cleanup and reuse of abandoned or underused properties with real or perceived contamination. The study group continues to drive important brownfields policy changes in Wisconsin.The upcoming meeting will be held via Zoom Web & Video Conferencing [exit DNR]. To dial in to the meeting, call 1-312-626-6799. The meeting passcode is 898 3860 1399#.An agenda and other information will be posted on the Study Group's webpage.

Published: 2/9/2021 12:17:33 PM


Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council Meeting
Date: Friday, March 12, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Sara Minkoff, 608-669-5447
Detailed information: The DNR Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council will convene via Zoom. Meetings of the Urban Forestry Council are public meetings and open to participation by any member of the public. If you would like to participate in this meeting, please contact Sara Minkoff at 608-669-5447 prior to March 8 to obtain access information for the meeting.The purpose of the Urban Forestry Council is to advise the DNR on the best ways to preserve, protect, expand and improve Wisconsin's urban and community forest resources. Note: Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change; please verify prior to attendance.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89511704537?pwd=dTVMQ3pBUVpRU09Va0l5Mm9rT0NXUT09
Phone one-tap: US: +13126266799,,89511704537# or +19292056099,,89511704537#
Meeting ID:895 1170 4537; Passcode: 017000
Join by Telephone US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782
Meeting ID:895 1170 4537

Published: 2/26/2021 9:45:08 AM


Tuesday, March 16

Public Meetings On The 2021 Migratory Game Bird Season Proposal
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact:
Jeff Williams, 608-622-6811

Detailed information: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host public meetings to gather input on the proposed 2021 migratory game bird season structure. The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about the propels and to ask questions. The meeting will be held via Zoom, and those interested in attending are strongly encouraged to pre-register.
If you have questions about how to attend the meeting or the online input tool, please contact Jeff Williams, DNR Assistant Migratory Game Bird Ecologist (Jeffrey.Williams@wisconsin.gov or 608-622-6811).
For more information on the proposed season structure, please visit the waterfowl hunting page.

Published: 2/26/2021 1:47:41 PM


Wednesday, March 17

Wisconsin Invasive Species Council Aquatic Invertebrate Species Assessment Group (SAG)
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Phone in (see detailed information)
Contact: Maureen Ferry, (608) 261-6450
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council's Aquatic Invertebrate Species Assessment Group (SAG) will meet to review new and currently regulated species under Ch. NR 40, Wisconsin's Invasive Species Rule. The Council will consider the group's recommendations at a future date.
Join Zoom Meeting
https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/97138489986?pwd=Z3RlT3ZxYjJDYjBMU0JKR2EwOE1Ldz09
Meeting ID: 971 3848 9986; Passcode: NR40SAG
One tap mobile:+13126266799,,97138489986# US (Chicago)
Dial by your location:+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Find your local number: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/u/adLL9MjfTN

Published: 2/26/2021 9:17:00 AM


Public Meetings On The 2021 Migratory Game Bird Season Proposal
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact:
Jeff Williams, 608-622-6811

Detailed information: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host public meetings to gather input on the proposed 2021 migratory game bird season structure. The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about the propels and to ask questions. The meeting will be held via Zoom, and those interested in attending are strongly encouraged to pre-register.
If you have questions about how to attend the meeting or the online input tool, please contact Jeff Williams, DNR Assistant Migratory Game Bird Ecologist (Jeffrey.Williams@wisconsin.gov or 608-622-6811).
For more information on the proposed season structure, please visit the waterfowl hunting page.

Published: 2/26/2021 1:47:41 PM


Thursday, March 18

Wetland Study Council Meeting
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Tom Pearce, 608-800-1643
Detailed information: The Wetland Study Council will meet to discuss stormwater issues and wetlands, a DNR wetlands data dashboard, wetland mitigation, and other items as time allows. The Council will meet on Zoom.
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85311876791?pwd=T0V3YnVoZUdCeUliVUJORGlnRHdqQT09
Meeting ID: 853 1187 6791

Published: 2/26/2021 9:34:53 AM


Public Meetings On The 2021 Migratory Game Bird Season Proposal
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact:
Jeff Williams, 608-622-6811

Detailed information: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host public meetings to gather input on the proposed 2021 migratory game bird season structure. The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about the propels and to ask questions. The meeting will be held via Zoom, and those interested in attending are strongly encouraged to pre-register.
If you have questions about how to attend the meeting or the online input tool, please contact Jeff Williams, DNR Assistant Migratory Game Bird Ecologist (Jeffrey.Williams@wisconsin.gov or 608-622-6811).
For more information on the proposed season structure, please visit the waterfowl hunting page.

Published: 2/26/2021 1:47:41 PM


Wednesday, March 24

Elk Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Matt Gross, 715-896-6927
Detailed information: The Elk Advisory Committee will meet virtually via Zoom or conference call. The committee will discuss: herd updates; winter trapping update; spring calf search efforts; and 2021 quota setting discussion.
Join Zoom meeting [exit DNR] https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88978492396
Join by phone: 929-205-6099 or 301-715-8592 or 312-626-6799 or 669-900-6833 or 253-215-8782 or 346-248-7799
Meeting ID: 889 7849 2396

Published: 2/16/2021 8:28:51 AM


Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area Annual Property Stakeholder Meeting
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Beth Feind, 715-614-5120
Detailed information: The 2021 Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area Annual Property Stakeholder Meeting will take place online. The group will be discussing highlights and accomplishments of projects from the previous year and discuss any upcoming projects for the next year in reference to the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area. The meeting will also give an opportunity for connections on project efforts. The meeting will only be open as a public listening session. For more information contact Beth Feind, Property Manager at Beth.Feind@wisconsin.gov.
Turtle Flambeau Stakeholder Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89542520091

Published: 2/19/2021 11:12:51 AM


Thursday, March 25

Karner Blue Butterfly Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) Partner Annual Meeting
Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Becky Roth, 608-220-6209
Detailed information: The Karner blue butterfly Habitat Conservation Plan Partners will meet via Zoom to discuss the Karner blue butterfly habitat conservation plan.
The meeting will be held online using Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84160228770
Join by phone: 312-626-6799 Meeting ID 841 6022 8770

Published: 2/22/2021 9:28:20 AM


Friday, March 26

Public informational meeting concerning the proposed Green Tier participation contract for The C.A. Lawton Co.
Date: Friday, March 26, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Weston Wegener, 608-284-0908
Detailed information: The DNR Bureau of Environmental Analysis and Sustainability will hold a public informational meeting concerning the proposed Green Tier participation contract for The C.A. Lawton Co. located in De Pere, Wis. C.A. Lawton Co. has a robust sustainability program designed to continually improve the business as they work toward superior environmental performance. The company is seeking coverage under the Type G registration permit and would be required to maintain Tier 2 status as a condition of that permit. A copy of the proposed contract is available online [https://widnr.widen.net/s/9lr6dtplgq/the-ca-lawton-proposed-contract].
Written comments will also be accepted on this proposal through March 30, 2021.
Due to state measures being implemented to prevent spread of the COVID-19 virus, this hearing will be held over Skype rather than in person. Participants can join via Skype or via phone by calling toll-free at 608-316-9000, meeting ID 22911361#. For more information or to submit a written comment, contact Weston Wegener, 608-284-0908, or email GreenTier@wisconsin.gov.

Published: 2/18/2021 10:10:45 AM


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: Wednesday, December 16, 2020