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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 22

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5:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
State Natural Resources Board
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Laurie Ross, 608-267-7420
Detailed information: The Natural Resources Board will have an informal dinner meeting with the Wisconsin Conservation Congress District Leadership Council at approximately 5:30 p.m. at Great Dane Pub, 123 E. Doty St., Madison.  The regular board business meeting will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the State Natural Resources Building in Madison.
Agenda

Published: 5/10/2018 11:22:59 AM


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6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Public input meeting to kick off a multi-state review of bag and size limits for gamefish on the Mississippi River between Hastings, Minn., and the Iowa border
Winona Middle School, 1570 Homer Road
Winona, Wisconsin 55987 (X County)
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Contact: Jordan Weeks, 608-785-9002
Detailed information: The Minnesota and Wisconsin DNRs are working together on the review with an eye toward maintaining consistent regulations on the Mississippi River flowing between the two states. All gamefish species will be discussed, including sunfish, crappie, largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, white bass, walleye, sauger, catfish and yellow perch. The meetings will include a brief overview of existing and historical regulations for gamefish species on this stretch of the Mississippi andmost of the time during each session will be devoted to gathering input. Additional meetings will be held May 14 in Red Wing, Minn., May 15 in Wabasha, Minn., May 16 in Prairie du Chien, Wis. and May 17 in La Crosse, Wis.
News release.

Published: 5/1/2018 2:48:38 PM


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7:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Informational meeting regarding chronic wasting disease in Eau Claire County
CVTC Business Education Center, 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Room: Casper Room 103
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701 (Eau Claire County)
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Contact: Bill Hogseth, 715-839-3771
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Conservation Congress will host a public meeting May 22 to discuss the recent discovery of chronic wasting disease in a wild deer in western Eau Claire County. DNR staff will be present to answer questions and share information with attendees. For more information regarding CWD in Wisconsin, visit dnr.wi.gov and search keyword "CWD."

Published: 5/7/2018 2:02:44 PM


Wednesday, May 23

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8:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
State Natural Resources Board
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Laurie Ross, 608-267-7420
Detailed information: The Natural Resources Board will: consider a request for approval of antlerless permit levels and a deer hunting season framework for 2018; consider a request for proposed emergency rulemaking affecting Chapters NR 10 and 16 related to deer carcass transportation, deer farm fencing, and chronic wasting disease; consider proposed rules affecting chapter NR 10  and 45 related to minor revisions of rules for wildlife management, hunting opportunities for the physically disabled, and deer management unit boundaries; and other orders of business. At approximately 10:45 a.m. on May 23, the board may convene in closed session under the authority of s. 19.85(1)(e) Wisconsin Statutes to discuss the department's competitive bargaining and negotiation position with respect to a potential real estate transaction in Southeast Wisconsin. On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the board will have an informal dinner meeting with the Wisconsin Conservation Congress District Leadership Council at approximately 5:30 p.m. at Great Dane Pub, 123 E. Doty St., Madison.
Agenda

Published: 5/10/2018 11:22:59 AM


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9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
DNR Silviculture Guidance Team
Wood Technology Center Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave, , Room: WT108B
Antigo, Wisconsin 54409 (Langlade County)
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Contact: Carmen Hardin, 608-267-3139
Detailed information: The Silviculture team updates the Silviculture and Forest Aesthetics Handbook for general silvicultural practices, policies, and major forest cover types found in Wisconsin. Agenda [PDF]

Published: 5/11/2018 2:43:22 PM


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12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Furbearer Advisory Committee
Kemp Natural Resources Station, 9161 Kemp Road, Room: CFC W D Connor Classroom
Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568 (Oneida County)
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Contact: Shawn T. Rossler, 608-267-9428
Detailed information: The Furbearer Advisory Committee addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the DNR furbearer program. The committee will meet May 24 at 8 a.m. at the same location.

Published: 3/16/2018 10:54:17 AM


Thursday, May 24

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9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 24, 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 of the DNR website about one week in advance

Published: 12/27/2017 12:32:05 PM


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9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Wastewater Septage Study Group Meeting
Dane County UW-Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr., Room: Room 121
Madison, Wisconsin 53718 (Dane County)
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Contact: Fred Hegeman, 608-267-7611
Detailed information: The study group is a stakeholder work group to address policy and technical topics relevant to septage management across the state. The meeting agenda is posted on the Septage Study Group page of the DNR website.

Published: 5/15/2018 10:47:51 AM


Friday, May 25

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8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Flambeau River State Forest Open House
Flambeau River State Forest Headquarters, W1613 County Road W
Winter, Wisconsin 54896 (Price County)
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Contact: Chris Bender, 715-332-5271
Detailed information: The Flambeau River State Forest will be hosting an open house at the office headquarters located 22 miles west of Phillips or 15 miles east of Winter on Highway W. Staff will be there all day to answer any questions you may have on recreation or forest management. We can discuss what has happened over the past year and what is planned for the future including optional changes to the access plan and forest production areas, as well as any concerns you may have. More information about the forest is available on the DNR website by searching keywords "Flambeau River."

Published: 5/1/2018 4:46:44 PM


Tuesday, May 29

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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

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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

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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


 

June 2018

Tuesday, June 12

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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


 

August 2018

Thursday, August 16

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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

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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