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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board to meet December 12 in Madison

Contact(s): Jim Dick, DNR spokesperson, 608-267-2773 or Laurie Ross, board liaison, 608-267-7420
December 4, 2018

MADISON - Requests to consider proposed rule affecting chapter NR 149 related to the requirements for laboratories participating in the laboratory accreditation program; proposed rule affecting chapter NR 514 related to research, development, and demonstrations plans at municipal solid waste landfills; proposed emergency rule affecting chapters NR 20 and 25 related to harvest management regulations in the Lake Superior fishery; proposed emergency rule affecting chapter NR 10 related to wildlife harvest management are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets December 12 in Madison.

The board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 South Webster St., Madison.

The board also will be asked to accept a number of donations, including a flush toilet facility valued at $193,275 in Peninsula State Park from Northern Sky Theater to be used to replace the existing vault toilet facility located on the concessionaire premises, approximately $170,000 to support the Wisconsin Bat Program, $65,000 for the restoration of 16 State Natural Areas in the Driftless Region and $15,000 to offset the purchase of a compact track loader for the Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit

On Tuesday, Dec. 11 the board will gather for dinner at 6 p.m. Paison's Italian Restaurant, 131 West Wilson Street, Madison 53703. No Board business will be discussed.

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

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 is 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Registration information is available on the agenda 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, December 04, 2018

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