Contact(s): David Boyarski, District Fisheries Supervisor, 920-559-2341, David.Boyarski@wisconsin.gov
October 22, 2019
SHAWANO, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources invites those with interest in the management of the Wolf River to attend a public informational meeting about the recently completed draft of the Wolf River Water Resources Management Plan for the project area running from Keshena Falls to the Shawano Dam. The meeting will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 in the Large Group Instruction Room at the Shawano High School in Shawano.
At the upcoming meeting, department staff will provide an overview of the significant survey findings and water resource management goals and objectives for the section of the river stretching from Shawano Dam to Keshena Falls. Topics that will be covered include fisheries and fish populations, aquatic plant management, aquatic invasive species (AIS), water quality and freshwater mussel populations.
"We encourage citizens and stakeholders to come and learn more from these meetings and to provide feedback on this draft plan," said Justine Hasz, DNR Bureau of Fisheries Management Director. "This public meeting provides an overview of our planning efforts, and DNR staff will answer any questions our stakeholders may have regarding the management of the aquatic resources in this study section."
The department will be accepting comments until Nov. 20, 2019.