MADISON, Wis. - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 will be livestreamed. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.
This month the board will hear an elk herd update, consider approving the 2020 elk season quotas, and consider a request for approval of the 2020 - 2029 Lake Superior Fisheries Management Plan.
The board will also consider proposed rules related to simplifying the air permit processes, and proposed rules related to financial responsibility for engineering controls for contaminated sediment remediation.
Additionally, the board will consider a statement of scope and conditional approval of the public hearing for several rules, including:
The complete May board agenda is available on the DNR website here.
Due to public health advisories on COVID-19, the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person. As such, there will be no Open Forum or public appearances for the May meeting. The deadline for public comments in writing for the Board to consider was 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2020.
You can watch the livestream of the May NRB board meeting online here by clicking on this month's meeting. You may also visit the NRB agenda webpage on the DNR website and click "NRB webcasts" under the Related Links column on the right side of the page. From there, click on this month's meeting. After each board meeting, the webcast will be available on demand.