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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
March 26, 2008 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Room G09, State Natural Resources Bldg. (GEF 2)
101 South Webster Street
Madison, Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, March 25, 2008, the Natural Resources Board will arrive at approximately 6:00 p.m. for Dinner at Tutto Pasta Cucina Italiana in Madison, Wisconsin. At approximately 8:00 p.m. the Board will arrive at Concourse Hotel in Madison.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 the Natural Resources Board will meet with leaders from various environmental groups for breakfast at 7:00 a.m. at the Concourse Hotel in Madison. Deleted

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2007, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-7 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that matters concerning natural resource issues or the Department's program responsibilities or operations specified in the Wisconsin Statutes, which arise after publication of this agenda may be added to the agenda and publicly noticed no less than two hours before the scheduled board meeting, if the Board Chair determines that the matter is urgent.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Order of Business
  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for March 26, 2008
    3. Approval of minutes from January 22 - 23, 2008
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. 2008 Registered Laboratory of the Year Awards (David Webb, 5 minutes)
      2. Request approval of the Laboratory Certification and Registration FY2009 fees (David Webb, 10 minutes)
      3. Request adoption of Board Order AM-34-07, proposed rules affecting NR 405, 407, 408, and 484 pertaining to adoption of federal rule changes into state rules (Kevin Kessler, 10 minutes)
      4. Request adoption of Board Order WT-41-07, revisions to ch. NR 345 related to operation of motor vehicles on beds of outlying waters (Martin Griffin, 10 minutes)
      5. Request adoption on Emergency Board Order WT-10-08(E), relating to NR 198 Aquatic Invasive Species Control Grants (Carroll Schaal, 10 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of Board order FR-09-07, pertaining to the declaration of emergencies on state forest land (Andrea Diss-Torrance, 15 minutes)
      2. Request approval of the Management Plan for the Bohn Lake State Ice Age Trail Area (Peter Biermeier and Jeff Prey, 10 minutes)
      3. Request approval of modifications requested by the Legislative committee to Board Order FH-30-07 and FH-40-07A(E), rules to control the spread of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia virus in Wisconsin (Michael Staggs, 15 minutes) Modified
      4. Land Acquisition, Statewide Natural Areas, Willow Flowage and Turtle Flambeau Flowage Scenic Waters, Iron, Oneida and Dunn Counties (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      5. Land Acquisition, Baraboo Hills Recreation Area, Sauk County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      6. Land Acquisition, Statewide Natural Areas, Waushara County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition and Donation, Ice Age Trail, Washington County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes) Deferred frm December 2007 agenda
      8. Land Acquisition and Donation, Ice Age Trail, Dane, Sauk, and Washington Counties (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Acquisition, Council Grounds State Park, Lincoln County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      10. Easement Donation, Fishery Remnant Area, Richland County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Christine G. Fitch
      2. Richard S. Wojciak
      3. Phillip M. Lepinski
      4. Irene J. Schmidt
      5. Marcia Penner
    2. Donations
      1. Mastercraft Industries, Inc. will donate $28,000 for hardwood tree planting on Wisconsin state lands from 2008 through 2010.
      2. Dells Boat Company and Original Wisconsin Ducks will donate $11,000 to help fund the gypsy moth suppression program.
      3. Henriciā€™s Management Corporation/Ishnala Supper Club will donate $10,000 to help fund a trail development project at Mirror Lake State Park.
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Changes to the Managed Forest Law and its Impact on Wildlife Management (Kathy Nelson, 45 minutes)
      2. An overview of chronic wasting disease science and management (Sarah Shapiro-Hurley and Bryan Richards, CWD Project leader, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, 30 minutes) Added

Public Participation Information

Public Participation at Natural Resources Board Meetings

Public participation registration and written comment deadline:
4 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.
Registration requests and comments should be directed to the Board Liaison.

Last revised: Wednesday February 12 2020