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Since the posting of this agenda, the following items have changed:
3.A.1 Modified
3.B.7 Modified
3.B.10 Deleted
3.B.11 Deleted
3.B.13 Added
3.B.13 Deleted
8.B.1 Deleted
8.B.4 Added

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
August 10, 2011 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Waste Management Materials Recovery Facility
W132N10487 Grant Drive
Germantown, Wisconsin
  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for August 10, 2011
    3. Approval of minutes from May 25, 2011
    4. Approval of minutes from June 22, 2011
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Revised request for adoption of Board Order AM-44-10, proposed rules affecting NR 400, 419, 421, 422, 423, 439, and 484 pertaining to the correction of deficiencies identified by the U.S. EPA with a portion of the state’s current volatile organic compound (VOC) reasonably available control technology (RACT) rules (Joseph Hoch, Air Pollution Control Specialist, 15 minutes) Modified
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of Board Order WM-02-11, the Wildlife Management housekeeping rules package (Scott Loomans, Regulation Policy Specialist, 5 minutes)
      2. Request adoption of Emergency Board Order WM-12-11(E) and Board Order WM-11-11, the 2011 migratory game bird hunting seasons (Kent Van Horn, Migratory Bird Specialist, 15 minutes)
      3. Request adoption of Board Order CF-28-09, Chapter NR 51 relating to Administration of Stewardship Grants (Mary Rose Teves, Community Financial Assistance Bureau Director, 15 minutes)
      4. Request approval of Allocation Plan for Grant Subprograms of Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program (Mary Rose Teves, Community Financial Assistance Bureau Director, 10 minutes)
      5. Ratification of Department decision to issue a Stewardship grant that will prohibit at least one nature-based outdoor activity (NBOA) on non-department land: The Nature Conservancy-Baileys Harbor (North Bay State Natural Area), Door County; The Nature Conservancy-Liberty Grove (North Bay State Natural Area), Door County; and The Nature Conservancy-Liberty Grove (Mink River Estuary State Natural Area), Door County (Pam Foster Felt, Stewardship NCO Grant Manager, 15 minutes)
      6. Request approval of Secretary’s Order pertaining to modification of the deadline for counties to enact or amend a shoreland zoning and subdivision ordinance in compliance with the revised statewide minimum shoreland zoning standards under ch. NR 115, Wis. Admin. Code (Heidi Kennedy, Shoreland Policy Coordinator, 10 minutes)
      7. Easement Purchase – Forest Legacy Area – Sawyer County (Paul DeLong, Forestry Administrator and Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 10 5 minutes) Modified
      8. Land Acquisition –Lower Wolf River Bottoms Wildlife Area – Outagamie County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Donation – Statewide Natural Area – Dane County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Donation – Statewide Natural Area – Door County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes) Deleted - moved to September agenda
      11. Easement Donation – Grassy Lake Wildlife Area – Columbia County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes) Deleted - moved to September agenda
      12. Land Donation – Rush Creek Natural Area – Crawford County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      13. Land Acquisition – Glacial Habitat Restoration Area – Winnebago County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes) Added and deleted
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation refers to citizen appearances on topics that are not on this month's agenda; appearances on items that are on this month's agenda are made at the time the Board considers the item. When the Board meets in Madison, appearances are accepted every other month. See complete information about Public Participation at Board meetings
  5. Board Members' Matters
    1. Approval of 2012 meeting calendar
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Bruce Bacon
      2. Steve Bade
      3. Fred K. Bailey
      4. Jim Bishop
      5. Raymond Briggs
      6. Don Bush
      7. Gregory W. Dahl
      8. James S. Dalton
      9. J. Terry Dukerschein
      10. Audrey Gantenbein
      11. James Gobel
      12. Paul F. Hainstock
      13. Craig Hollingsworth
      14. Terry R. Jensen
      15. Neal H. Kephart
      16. Dennis Kobes
      17. Cheryl Krull
      18. Ron Kurowski
      19. Allen (Ross) Larson
      20. Dennis McLain
      21. Mark Putra
      22. Bruce C. Rodger
      23. Al Stranz
      24. Tom Turner
      25. Scott Wardell
    2. Donations
      1. The Andrew F. Bell and Edith M. Bell Charitable Trust will donate $35,214.50 to be split evenly between the Bureaus of Endangered Resources and Wildlife Management
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Blue-green algae in Wisconsin waters: cause and locations of blooms, Department monitoring program, ecology and ecological effects, and human health (Dr. Jennifer Hauxwell, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Research Section Chief, Gina LaLiberte, Research Scientist, Tim Asplund, Statewide Aquatic Ecologist/Limnologist, and Dr. Mark Werner, WI Division of Public Health Toxicologist, 40 minutes) Deleted - moved to September agenda
      2. Timeline and reassessment of predator management as a component of the Sharp-tailed Grouse Management Plan (Scott Walter, Upland Game Bird Biologist, 15 minutes)
      3. Annual Update on Wisconsin Wolf Management (Adrian Wydeven, Mammalian Ecologist, (20 minutes)
        Wolf management webcast
      4. Metallic Mining Update (Ann Coakley, Waste Management Bureau Director, 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 written comments should be directed to the Board Liaison.

Last revised: Tuesday August 13 2013