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December 2020

Tuesday, December 1

Wisconsin Bear Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Randy Johnson, 715-499-0010
Detailed information:

The committee is meeting virtually via Zoom. Preregistration is required. Agenda [PDF]

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Published: 11/23/2020 12:56:02 PM


Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council - Committee on Committees
Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Drew Hanson, 608-977-040
Detailed information:

The Committee on Committees of the Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council (NRTTC) will hold its second meeting to continue the discussion of committee structure.

Members of the public wishing to attend by phone or Skype should contact Drew Hanson by November 29 to request connection information.

Published: 11/5/2020 1:12:47 PM


Thursday, December 3

Wetland Study Council Meeting
Date: Thursday, December 03, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Tom Pearce, 608-800-1643
Detailed information:

The Wetland Study Council will meet via Zoom to discuss stormwater issues and wetlands, a DNR wetlands data dashboard and other items as time allows.

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Meeting ID: 955 0837 8326

Published: 11/9/2020 1:18:48 PM


Council on Recycling Meeting
Date: Thursday, December 03, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Jennifer Semrau, 608-381-0960
Detailed information: Council members will conduct their next meeting virtually via Zoom. Agenda topics include DNR/legislative updates, Legislative Audit Bureau review of the recycling program, Waste Management-Advanced Disposal-GFL Environmental sites changes in WI, EPA's National Recycling Strategy, recycling compliance issues and more. Additional information can be found on the council's webpage. Please contact Jennifer Semrau by Dec. 2 for Zoom online and phone details. Agenda [PDF]

Published: 11/19/2020 3:24:53 PM


DNR Pheasant Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Thursday, December 03, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Alain Gerrits, 608-513-6739
Detailed information: The committee will be reviewing interim accomplishment reports for FY20-21 pheasant stamp projects as well as revising guidelines for pheasant stamp applications for FY22-23. The meeting will take place online via Skype. For Skype connection information, contact Alaina Gerrits (Alaina.Gerrits@Wisconsin.gov or 608-513-6739).

Published: 11/23/2020 1:16:34 PM


Butternut Lake (Price and Ashland counties) Musky Regulation Change Meeting
Date: Thursday, December 03, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Jeff Scheirer, 715-762-1354
Detailed information:

On November 3 and 5, 2020, the DNR's Fisheries Management Program published notice of a proposal to change the minimum length limit on muskellunge from 28 to 40 inches in Butternut Lake in Price and Ashland counties. Several people who have expressed concerns about the change have requested a public meeting to discuss the proposal.  DNR will host a Zoom meeting to provide information and receive comments on the proposed fishing rule change.

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Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 910 7324 3573

Published: 11/20/2020 12:02:44 PM


Friday, December 4

Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council Meeting
Date: Friday, December 04, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Sara Minkoff, 608-669-5447
Detailed information: The DNR Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council will convene via conference call. Meetings of the Urban Forestry Council are public meetings and open to participation by any member of the public. If you would like to participate in this meeting, please contact Sara Minkoff, 608-669-5447 prior to December 3, 2020 to obtain access information for the conference call. Additional Information: The purpose of the Urban Forestry Council is to advise the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on the best ways to preserve, protect, expand and improve Wisconsin's urban and community forest resources. Note: Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change; please verify prior to attendance.

Published: 10/16/2020 10:36:38 AM


Monday, December 7

Lake Mendota (Dane County) Proposed Bass Regulation Meeting
Date: Monday, December 07, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Dan Oele, 608-275-3225
Detailed information:

The department will hold a public information meeting on changing the regulation for largemouth and smallmouth bass in Lake Mendota from the current regulation of 18" minimum length limit and daily bag limit of 1 in total to the statewide standard bass regulation of 14" minimum length limit and daily bag limit of 5 bass in total.

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Meeting ID: 989 1242 5492#

Published: 11/20/2020 11:59:12 AM


Tuesday, December 8

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Adams, Green Lake, Juneau, Marquette, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, Wood counties
Date: Tuesday, December 08, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Adams, Green Lake, Juneau, Marquette, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara and Wood counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 PM


Thursday, December 10

Non-Metallic Mining Advisory Committee Annual Meeting
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Roberta Walls, 608-785-9272
Detailed information:

The committee will meet virtually via Zoom. Agenda [PDF]

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Published: 11/23/2020 1:00:25 PM


DNR Turkey Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Alain Gerrits, 608-513-6739
Detailed information: The committee will be reviewing interim accomplishment reports for FY20-21 turkey stamp projects as well as revising guidelines for turkey stamp applications for FY22-23. There will also be a review on harvest for spring and fall 2020. The meeting will take place online via Skype. For Skype connection information, contact Alaina Gerrits (Alaina.Gerrits@Wisconsin.gov or 608-513-6739).

Published: 11/23/2020 1:16:43 PM


Monday, December 14

Mitigation Banking Webinars Session 5: Enhancement
Date: Monday, December 14, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Tom Nedland, 920-286-3739
Detailed information: This webinar will focus on enhancement project design, performance standards, and crediting for wetland mitigation banks. This event will be held remotely via webex and requires registration in advance. After you register, you should receive an email with a link from webex to join the meeting at the designated time. Register now [exit DNR].

Published: 8/10/2020 2:50:40 PM


Tuesday, December 15

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Menominee, Shawano, Taylor counties
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Menominee, Shawano and Taylor counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 PM


 

January 2021

Tuesday, January 12

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Oneida, Price, Vilas counties
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Oneida, Price and Vilas counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 PM


Tuesday, January 19

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Florence, Forest, Marinette, Oconto counties
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Florence, Forest, Marinette and Oconto counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 PM


Tuesday, January 26

Mitigation Banking Webinars Session 6: Developing Hydrology Monitoring Plans
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Tom Nedland, 920-286-3739
Detailed information: This webinar will focus on developing hydrology monitoring plans for wetland mitigation banks. This event will be held remotely via webex and requires registration in advance. After you register, you should receive an email with a link from webex to join the meeting at the designated time. Register now [exit DNR].

Published: 8/10/2020 2:53:03 PM


Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Calumet, Fond du Lac, Outagamie, Winnebago counties
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Calumet, Fond du Lac, Outagamie and Winnebago counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 PM


 

February 2021

Tuesday, February 2

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Sheboygan counties
Date: Tuesday, February 02, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Sheboygan counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 PM


Tuesday, February 16

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha counties
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 PM


Tuesday, February 23

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Jefferson, Rock counties
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Max Wolter, 715-634-7429
Detailed information: The department will begin updating Wisconsin's Walleye Management Plan [PDF] through regional public meetings and surveys.  The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.  
Individuals from Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Jefferson and Rock counties who would like to participate in this virtual public meeting should contact Max Wolter at Max.Wolter@wisconsin.gov or 715-634-7429.  Pre-registration is required.

Published: 10/6/2020 1:17:29 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: Sunday, August 09, 2020