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January 2021

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


Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Council Meeting
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Phone in (see detailed information)
Contact: Amanda Kamps, 608-712-5280
Detailed information: The Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Council will meet by conference call. The council: will be given updates on SARS-CoV-2 in animals and bat, felid, and mustelid rehabilitation; will review the deer rehabilitation policy, licensing forms, and Keep Wildlife Wild updates. For more information contact Amanda Kamps 608-712-5280 or amanda.kamps@wisconsin.gov.

Published: 1/20/2021 4:15:02 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


Wednesday, January 27

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Laurie Ross, 608-267-7420
Detailed information: The Natural Resources Board will consider: proposed rules related to nonferrous metallic mining activities; consider a request for approval of recommendations for the 2021 bear harvest quotas; hear an information item on the 2020 deer hunting season; and other items. In light of COVID-19, the board will be meeting via eConference. Members of the public can submit written comments by the posted deadline date for board consideration. Only remote testimony (no face-to-face appearances) will be offered at the meeting. You must be pre-registered to testify. 

OPEN FORUM: Testimony that pertains to topics not on the meeting agenda) - at approximately 10:15 a.m. or following break. Please refer to pages 4-5 of agenda [PDf] for required pre-registration information and protocol.

Public Participation Deadline: NRB Liaison receipt to submit written comments is 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

The public is encouraged to watch the meeting via Zoom Webinar [exit DNR].

If the Zoom Webinar is at capacity and you cannot join, please view the simulcast at https://dnrmedia.wi.gov/main/Play/db651fe9c22c478d8023916d1540af491d.

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Published: 1/19/2021 12:38:22 PM


Wisconsin Invasive Species Council - Woody Ornamental Species Assessment Group Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Type: Phone in (see detailed information)
Contact: Bernadette Williams, 608-444-6948
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council's Woody Ornamental Species Assessment Group (SAG) will meet to review and makes recommendations on species currently regulated under Wisconsin's Invasive Species Rule (Ch. NR 40). The group will meet every Wednesday in January from 9-11 a.m. The agenda and more details are available from Bernadette Williams.

Published: 1/12/2021 2:18:09 PM


Trout Team Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Justin Haglund, 608-341-9465
Detailed information: The DNR trout team will discuss trout stocking guidance, genetics, and PIT tagging.  Join online via Skype link or by phone at 1-866-715-6499, passcode 901 947 8478#.

Published: 1/22/2021 1:37:42 PM


Non-motorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Drew Hanson, 608-977-0400
Detailed information:

The Non-motorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council will hold a special meeting to learn more about and discuss the Blue Mounds State Park draft master plan and the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail draft trail plan. The Council may provide consultation to the DNR. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom with a phone-in option.

The Council carries out studies and provides advice and consultation to the legislature, governor, DNR and Department of Transportation on all matters related to nonmotorized recreation and transportation trails, including trail planning, acquisition, development, maintenance and management.

If you would like to attend this virtual meeting, contact Drew Hanson to receive connection information.

Public comment may be received in writing by emailing Drew Hanson before 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.

Published: 1/13/2021 2:50:41 PM


Big Muskego Lake Northern Pike Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Ben Heussner, 414-303-0109
Detailed information: The topic of this meeting is Big Muskego Lake northern pike fishing regulations and habitat management.  This meeting will be held virtually and will include a presentation on recent fisheries management netting survey results, current and upcoming regulation change proposals and fisheries management goals.  Pre-registration is required; register via Zoom to receive a confirmation email and link to the meeting.

Published: 1/22/2021 1:54:47 PM


Thursday, January 28

Elk Advisory Committee Meeting
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time: 10:00 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 virtually via Zoom.

Join Zoom meeting [exit DNR]
Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 823 7652 5129
Passcode: 203732

Published: 1/6/2021 1:58:52 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


Thursday, February 4

Air Management Study Group Meeting
Date: Thursday, February 04, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Craig Czarnecki, 608-267-3137
Detailed information: The AM Study Group is a stakeholder working group that addresses policy and technical topics relevant to the Air Management Program. This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. And agenda and connection information will be available on the Study Group webpage at least one week prior to the meeting.

Published: 1/14/2021 11:50:41 AM


Monday, February 8

Standards Oversight Council (SOC) Representatives Meeting
Date: Monday, February 08, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Amy Minser, 608-266-4359
Detailed information:

The Standards Oversight Council (SOC) was created to promote a team approach in developing technical standards used for soil and water conservation in Wisconsin. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom and will consist of representatives from cooperating agencies and organizations who are involved with developing technical standards and the delivery of soil and water conservation programs. Agenda [PDF]

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Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 814 3179 3041

Published: 1/19/2021 2:51:17 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: Wednesday, December 16, 2020