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November 2020

Tuesday, November 10

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Buffalo, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Trempealeau, Vernon counties
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 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 Buffalo, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Trempealeau and Vernon 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


Wednesday, November 11

Elk Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Scott Roepke, 715-284-1403
Detailed information:

The Elk Advisory Committee will meet via Skype. Those wanting to listen in may join via phone:

Toll-free number: +1 (866) 715-6499,,2681545099#
Toll number: +1 (719) 325-2776,,2681545099#

Agenda [PDF]

Published: 10/21/2020 1:01:57 PM


Public Information Meeting for a Proposed Green Tier Contract with Madison Gas and Electric Company
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Jenni Birkholz, 608-266-8226
Detailed information:

Green Tier will hold a public information meeting concerning the proposed participation contract of Madison Gas & Electric (MGE), Madison, WI, in Tier 2 of Green Tier. This contract is an expansion of MGE's Green Tier participation, growing from a singular facility on Blount Street to now encompassing their operations in southern and central Wisconsin. MGE is requesting flexibility in its annual compliance audit schedule, allowing for all operations under the scope of the agreement to be audited over a three-year cycle as defined in the proposed contract.

This meeting will be held via Zoom. Participants can join online via Zoom or join via phone by calling toll free 312-626-6799, meeting ID: 991 1574 1986.

Written comments will be accepted until November 27, 2020. For more information or to submit a written comment, contact Jenni Birkholz at 608-266-8226 or email DNRGreenTier@wisconsin.gov.

Published: 10/27/2020 2:58:11 PM


Monday, November 16

Mitigation Banking Webinars Session 4: Demonstrating Proposed Site Conditions
Date: Monday, November 16, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 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 site design 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 2:48:40 PM


Public Webinar and Hearing on Triennial Review of Surface Water Quality Standards
Date: Monday, November 16, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Meghan Williams, 608-267-7654
Detailed information:

Every three years, the DNR reviews Wisconsin's surface water quality standards as required by the Clean Water Act, to determine which standards need to be developed or revised. The DNR uses the Triennial Standards Review process to prioritize which of these topics the DNR plans to work on over the next three years. The review process provides the public an opportunity to provide input on how the DNR should focus its available resources to ensure the health of Wisconsin lakes, rivers and streams.

At this meeting, the DNR will provide an overview of the topics to be considered and an invitation to complete an online topic ranking form, and will also take comments on which topics the public feel should be priorities. The comment period will be open from November 16 through December 4, 2020.

A link to the virtual hearing (via Zoom) is available in the hearing notice.

The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form, which will also be available when joining the meeting via the Zoom link. Any attendees phoning in may verbally notify the Hearing Officer that they would like to make a statement, and the Hearing Officer will verbally ask for the information on the Hearing Appearance form.

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]

Published: 9/30/2020 7:09:31 PM


Tuesday, November 17

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting - Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Sauk counties
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 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 Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland and Sauk 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


 

December 2020

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


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


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