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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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June 2018

Tuesday, June 19

CONNECTCONNECT
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Upper Fox River Basin and Wolf River Basin TMDL Small Municipal Mechanical Wastewater Facilities Meeting
Winnebago County Sunnyview Exposition Center (Fairgrounds), 500 E. County Road Y, Room: South Wing Conference Room
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901 (Winnebago County)
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Contact: Keith Marquardt, 920-303-5435
Detailed information: The meeting is for small municipal mechanical wastewater facilities located in the Upper Fox Wolf River Basin and the next steps in the Total Maximum Daily Load process.

Published: 6/13/2018 11:42:26 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
DNR Wild Rice Advisory Committee
Rhinelander DNR Service Center, 107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 (Oneida County)
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Contact: Jason Fleener, 608-266-7408
Detailed information: The DNR's Wild Rice Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss various issues relating to wild rice conservation in Wisconsin. Topics include updates on DNR's Wild Rice Strategic Analysis, site-specific wild rice conservation challenges and other issues.

Published: 6/18/2018 11:37:50 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Upper Fox River Basin and Wolf River Basin TMDL Municipal Lagoon Wastewater Facilities Meeting
Winnebago County Sunnyview Exposition Center (Fairgrounds), 500 E. County Road Y, Room: South Wing Conference Room
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901 (Winnebago County)
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Contact: Keith Marquardt, 920-303-5435
Detailed information: The meeting is for municipal lagoon wastewater facilities located in the Upper Fox Wolf River Basin and the next steps in the Total Maximum Daily Load process.

Published: 6/13/2018 11:42:26 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Public open house meeting on draft documents that modify the existing master plans for the Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Area, the Upper Wolf River State Fishery Area, and the Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area
Sherman Town Hall, 4094 STH 182
Springstead, Wisconsin 54552 (Iron County)
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Contact: John Pohlman, 608-264-6263
Detailed information: The changes at two properties, the Upper Wolf River Fishery Area and the Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Area, would enable the department to provide all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle access on designated trails across short stretches of these properties. These short connections on department property, both less than a half mile in length, would create linkages in larger regional trail networks. The department is also proposing to update the land management classifications and maps for these properties and to expand the protection along the Wolf River corridor. A second open house will be held June 20 in Antigo.
Northwoods master plan modification proposal
News release

Published: 6/8/2018 12:05:57 PM


CONNECTCONNECT
5:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board Wisconsin
Sturgeon Bay DNR Satellite Center, 110 S. Neenah Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235 (Door County)
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Contact: Allen Blizel, 920-746-2866
Detailed information: Agenda [PDF]

Published: 6/15/2018 9:49:44 AM


Wednesday, June 20

CONNECTCONNECT
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Portage County Annex, 1462 Strongs Ave., Room: Conference Rooms 1 & 2
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 (Portage County)
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Contact: Sara Minkoff, 608-669-5447
Detailed information:

The purpose of the council is to advise the DNR on the best ways to preserve, protect, expand and improve Wisconsin's urban and community forest resources.

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. Refreshments available for Council members and their guests only.

Agenda [PDF]

Published: 5/31/2018 4:30:16 PM


CONNECTCONNECT
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Public open house meeting on draft documents that modify the existing master plans for the Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Area, the Upper Wolf River State Fishery Area, and the Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area
Langlade County Fair Grounds, 1635 Neva Road, Room: Building B, Clover Room
Antigo, Wisconsin 54409 (Langlade County)
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Contact: John Pohlman, 608-264-6263
Detailed information: The changes at two properties, the Upper Wolf River Fishery Area and the Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Area, would enable the department to provide all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle access on designated trails across short stretches of these properties. These short connections on department property, both less than a half mile in length, would create linkages in larger regional trail networks. The department is also proposing to update the land management classifications and maps for these properties and to expand the protection along the Wolf River corridor. A second open house will be held June 19 in Springstead.
Northwoods master plan modification proposal
News release

Published: 6/8/2018 12:05:57 PM


Thursday, June 21

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Lower Green Bay & Lower Fox River Area of Concern Eutrophication Impairment Technical Stakeholders Work Group
Outagamie County UW-Extension Office, Agricultural Services Center, 3369 W. Brewster St., Room: A, B & C
Appleton, Wisconsin 54914 (Outagamie County)
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Contact: Kendra Axness, 608-267-0700
Detailed information: The purpose of the meeting is to learn about a Dane County legacy phosphorus sediment removal project to help inform Lower Fox River/Green Bay Area of Concern discussions about management actions.

Published: 6/8/2018 1:30:04 PM


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1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Alternative Practices Workgroup
Kewaunee County Land and Water Conservation Department, 625 Third St.
Luxemburg, Wisconsin 54217 (Kewaunee County)
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Contact: Russ Rasmussen, 608-264-6278
Detailed information: The subject of the meeting is as follows: review the subject of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) - what they are and are not, the general process for creating them and the specific processes planned for the Ahnapee and East Twin River watersheds; identify and investigate alternative technologies and practices that may be applied to further reduce the risk of groundwater contamination in sensitive areas of Kewaunee county and the state - focusing on karst geology overlain by shallow soils;  evaluate the effectiveness of practices being applied in sensitive areas and suggest alternatives if necessary, and; evaluate and suggest additional research that may be warranted to better derive effective solutions to reduce the risk of groundwater contamination in sensitive areas.

Published: 5/29/2018 2:37:13 PM


Tuesday, June 26

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Waste & Materials Management Study Group - Construction and Demolition Subgroup Meeting (Diversion Focus)
Phone in (see detailed information), (Conference Call County)
Contact: Jennifer Semrau, 608-267-7550
Detailed information: The Waste & Materials Management Study Group Construction and Demolition (C&D) subgroup, diversion focus, will meet via conference call to discuss identified priorities related to C&D recycling, including drywall and wood management. Contact Jennifer Semrau for call-in information.

Published: 6/11/2018 10:19:51 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


 

July 2018

Wednesday, July 11

CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Upper Fox River Basin and Wolf River Basin TMDL Stakeholder Meeting 
Winnebago County UW Extension, 625 E County Road Y, Room: Conference Room A/B
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54903 (Winnebago County)
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Contact: Keith Marquardt, 920-303-5435
Detailed information: The meeting is for stakeholders located in the Upper Fox Wolf River Basin and the next steps in the Total Maximum Daily Load process.

Published: 6/13/2018 11:42:26 AM


 

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


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: Thursday, February 25, 2016