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Contact(s): Laurie Ross, board liaison, 608-267-7420
February 16, 2016

MADISON - Approval of recommendations for the second phase of Department of Natural Resources land sales to occur under the direction of the 2013-15 state biennial budget bill and adoption of an emergency board order for proposed rules related to modernizing the automated system for issuing recreational license products are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets Feb. 24 in Madison.

Other items include: a request to initiate a 15-year master plan review process for the Brule River State Forest and initiate a master plan amendment process for the remaining six Northern State Forests specific to motorized road access and land management classifications; and a request approval of the statement of scope for proposed rules related to establishing the 2016 migratory bird hunting seasons.

The complete February board agenda is available by searching the DNR website, for keyword "NRB" and clicking on the button for "view agendas."

The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 South Webster St., Madison.

The public must pre-register with Laurie Ross, board liaison, to testify at the board meeting. The deadline to register to testify or submit written comments for this business meeting is 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. More information about NRB public participation is available on the DNR website.

Board meetings are webcast live. People can watch the meeting over the Internet by going to the NRB agenda page of the DNR website and clicking on webcasts in the Related Links column on the right. Then click on this month's meeting. After each meeting, the webcast will be permanently available on demand.

Last Revised: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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