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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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September 2018

Tuesday, September 18

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Beneficial Use Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Phil Fauble, 608-267-3538
Detailed information: This is the ninth and final meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for revisions to the beneficial use of industrial byproducts rule (ch. NR 538, Wis. Adm. Code). The TAC provides input and advice to the DNR on potential revisions to the existing rules governing the beneficial use of industrial byproducts such as coal combustion residuals, foundry sand and paper milling byproducts. This meeting will focus on the final draft of potential revisions to s. NR 538, Wis. Adm. Code.

Published: 8/9/2018 4:40:44 PM


5:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Wisconsin Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board
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: The Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board will meet to Review and discuss the current priority list and consider a possible motion on a procedure for ranking future priority list items. Agenda [PDF]

Published: 9/4/2018 4:53:54 PM


Wednesday, September 19

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council
Phone in (see detailed information), (Conference Call County)
Contact: Kathryn Gehrke, 608-264-8994
Detailed information: The Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council provides advice and consultation on matters related to nonmotorized trails. Any members of the public wishing to attend should contact the department by 9 a.m. on September 19, 2018.

Published: 8/28/2018 10:14:54 AM


1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Lower Green Bay and Fox River Area of Concern Fish, Wildlife, and Habitat Technical Advisory Committee
UW–Green Bay Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, 2420 Micolet Drive, Room: 212
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311 (Brown County)
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Contact: Brianna Kupsky, 920-662-5465
Detailed information: The group will be discussing potential management actions related to the "Degradation of Fish & Wildlife Populations" and "Loss of Fish & Wildlife Habitat" Beneficial Use Impairments (BUIs) on islands in the Lower Green Bay-Fox River Area of Concern. The general public is welcome to attend.

Published: 8/31/2018 1:14:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
A public meeting to discuss the temporary closure of fishing on Pigeon Lake to protect fish populations while the lake is drawn down for dam repairs
Clintonville Community Center, 30 S Main St
Clintonville, Wisconsin 54929 (Waupaca County)
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Contact: Jason Breeggemann, 715-526-4227
Detailed information: The drawdown of Pigeon Lake, a 170-acre impoundment of the Pigeon River, began on Sept. 4. The drawdown is necessary to make repairs to the dam. The gradual drawdown is expected to take about 20 days and will lower the lake by approximately 10 feet.
News release

Published: 9/10/2018 1:47:45 PM


Thursday, September 20

6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Conference Call

Phone in (see detailed information)

Brown County

Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave.
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

Lower Menominee River Area of Concern Citizens Advisory Committee
Contact: Brie Kupsky, 920-662-5465
Detailed information: The citizens advisory committee for the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern, will meet by conference call to finalize details pertaining to the 2018 Waterfront Cleanup Event scheduled for Sept. 29, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon at Red Arrow Park, Marinette. For information on joining the meeting or more information on the CAC meeting or Waterfront Cleanup Event contact Brie Kupsky.

Published: 9/11/2018 12:53:06 PM


Monday, September 24

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, September 24, 2018
DNR Ruffed Grouse Management Plan Meeting
Wausau DNR Service Center, 5301 Rib Mountain Dr.
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401 (Marathon County)
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Contact: Jaqi Christopher, 608-251-8458
Detailed information: Members of the Ruffed Grouse Management Plan Committee will be meeting to discuss the creation of the Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse Management Plan

Published: 9/11/2018 4:46:18 PM


Tuesday, September 25

11:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
State Natural Resources Board
Flat Creek Inn & Suites, 10290 Highway 27 South
Hayward, Wisconsin 54843 (Sawyer County)
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Contact: Laurie Ross, 608-267-7420
Detailed information: The Natural Resources Board will: tour and/or receive presentations at the following locations: at approximately 12:30 the Board will arrive at 00 Trailhead of the American Birkebeiner Ski Trail System, 13088 W County Highway 00, Hayward, for a presentation on recreational trails and recreational opportunities; at approximately 1:45 p.m., the board will arrive at North End Trailhead of the American Birkebeiner Ski Trail System, 41326 Randysek Road, Cable, for a presentation on collaborative forest management and recreational opportunities; at approximately 3:20 p.m., the Board will arrive at Forest Lodge guesthouse building, 22230 Garmisch Road, Cable, for a presentation on Forest Lodge property overview, fisheries management/muskellunge; at approximately 4:30 p.m., the board will arrive at Day Lake Campground, County Road GG and Day Acres Road, Clam Lake, for a presentation on elk management to include 2018 elk season, partnerships, and status of the elk herd. The tours will end at approximately 5:30 p.m. The board will conduct its regular business meeting beginning at 8:30 a.m. on August 8 at the Flat Creek Inn & Suites, 10290 Highway 27 South, Hayward.
Agenda

Published: 9/14/2018 10:52:32 AM


Wednesday, September 26

8:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
State Natural Resources Board
Flat Creek Inn & Suites, 10290 Highway 27 South
Hayward, Wisconsin 54843 (Sawyer County)
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Contact: Laurie Ross, 608-267-7420
Detailed information: The Natural Resources Board will consider: a request for an emergency rule related to establishing an early closure to the 2018 ruffed grouse season; a request for proposed rules related to elk management; proposed changes to master plans for three Northwoods properties to allow for increased motorized access; and other items. On Tuesday, Sept. 25 the board will tour a number of properties in northwestern Wisconsin.
Agenda

Published: 9/14/2018 10:52:32 AM


9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Bear Advisory Committee Meeting
Woodruff Community Town Hall, 1418 1st Ave.
Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568 (Oneida County)
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Contact: Scott Walter, 608-267-7865 
Detailed information: The Bear Advisory Committee will continue discussions regarding revision of the Wisconsin Bear Management Plan, with key discussions focused on bear damage and population management.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 9/17/2018 9:55:40 AM


9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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, and current fish and wildlife assessments.

Published: 9/14/2018 11:40:33 AM


Thursday, September 27

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Lower Green Bay and Fox River Area of Concern Fish, Wildlife, and Habitat Technical Advisory Committee
UW-Green Bay, University Union, 2420 Nicolet Dr., Room: 125
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311 (Brown County)
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Contact: Kendra Axness, 608-267-0700
Detailed information: Technical experts will convene for a focused meeting to coordinate tasks related to estimating opportunities for AOC-like conservation practices within the Lower Fox Basin. This is a step in developing an approach to addressing the Lower Green Bay-Fox River Area of Concern eutrophication impairment. The group's activities are in preparation for additional AOC stakeholder meetings in which recommended AOC activities and practices will be presented for stakeholder input.

Published: 9/14/2018 11:35:20 AM


Friday, September 28

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, September 28, 2018
Wisconsin Brownfields Study Group
Dane County UW-Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr., Room: Room 121
Madison, Wisconsin 53718 (Dane County)
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Contact: Mick Skwarok, 608-266-9263
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Brownfields Study Group will conduct its fall meeting to discuss assorted issues pertaining to the cleanup and redevelopment of abandoned or underused property. Please visit the Study Group's page of the DNR website for an agenda or additional information.

Published: 9/12/2018 1:37:10 PM


 

October 2018

Monday, October 1

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday, October 01, 2018
Council on Recycling Meeting
Eagle Waste & Recycling, 701 Recycling Way
Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521 (Vilas County)
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Contact: Jennifer Semrau, 608-267-7550
Detailed information:

Council members will conduct their next meeting at Eagle Waste & Recycling's single stream recycling processing operation in Eagle River. Agenda topics for the council include an update on recent agency meetings with Material Recovery Facilities and EPA Region 5, an update on northern WI recycling markets,and DNR/legislative updates. Following the business meeting of the council, a tour of Eagle Waste & Recycling's single stream recycling operation will take place.

A complete agenda can be found on the council's webpage. To RSVP for the tour or to attend by phone, please contact Jennifer Semrau by Sept. 27th.

Published: 9/18/2018 9:52:28 AM


Monday, October 8

4:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, October 08, 2018
Public meeting on disposal of soil from dredging along Kinnickinnic River in Pulaski Park
South Milwaukee City Administration Building, 2424 15th Ave, Room: Common Council Chambers
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53172 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Gerald DeMers, 414-263-8594
Detailed information: The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is proposing to place dredged material (solids removed from the bed of any surface water) from a portion of the Kinnickinnic River located in Milwaukee County's Pulaski Park, Milwaukee onto the Falk Landfill, which is owned by Rexnord. The Falk landfill is located at 13th Avenue north of Rawson Avenue in the City of South Milwaukee.
The MMSD is planning to remove about 60,000 cubic yards of soil and sediment along the banks of the Kinnickinnic River and approximately 10,000 cubic yards will be disposed on the Falk Landfill.
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 and representatives of the MMSD and Rexnord. The DNR is required under s. 289.54(2), Wis. Stats. to hold a public meeting before it can approve a request to dispose of dredged materials.
News release.

Published: 9/17/2018 1:11:51 PM


Tuesday, October 16

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Drinking Water and Groundwater Study Group
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Carlyn Brown, 608-266-6669
Detailed information: The Drinking Water and Groundwater Study Group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Drinking Water and Groundwater Program. Additional information can be found on the study group page of the DNR website.

Published: 8/31/2018 10:35:49 AM


Tuesday, October 30

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Solid Waste Interested Parties (SWIP) Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact:  Casey Lamensky, 608-267-7574
Detailed information:

The Waste and Materials Management Program's Fall Solid Waste Interested Parties (SWIP) meeting will cover program updates, landfill siting and capacity status, common compliance issues at solid waste facilities and deer carcass disposal.

Information about SWIP meetings can be found on the DNR's SWIP webpage.

Published: 9/18/2018 9:54:33 AM


 

November 2018

Thursday, November 1

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: Christina Hogan, 608-267-2758
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: Monday, August 27, 2018