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October 2019

Tuesday, October 15

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Wastewater Septage Study Group Meeting
Dane County UW-Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr., Room: Room 138
Madison, Wisconsin 53718 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Fred Hegeman, 608-267-7611
Detailed information: The Septage Study Group is a stakeholder work group to address policy and technical topics relevant to septage management across the state.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 10/6/2019 11:55:22 AM


12:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Wisconsin Invasive Species Council Executive Committee
Phone in (see detailed information), (Conference Call County)
Contact: Tara Bergeson, 608-264-6043
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council's Executive Committee will meet to will meet to plan for their November 12 Council meeting. Contact Tara Bergeson for more information.

Published: 10/4/2019 11:38:34 AM


6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Informational Meeting on Door County Smallmouth Bass Management
Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St, Room: Lecture Hall
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235 (Door County)
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Contact: Scott Hansen, 920-746-2864
Detailed information: The department will present the most recent survey information on smallmouth bass and other topics regarding management of bass in the waters surrounding Door County.
News release.

Published: 10/11/2019 10:36:02 AM


Wednesday, October 16

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Water Quality Trading Public Informational Meeting
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Room: Gathering Waters Conference Room
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Matt Claucherty, 608-264-9244
Detailed information: DNR staff will provide an overview of water quality trading policy and guidance update. Time will be provided for questions and discussion amongst attendees.

Published: 9/13/2019 1:30:17 PM


5:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Wisconsin Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board
Bayfield DNR Field Station, 141 S. Third St.
Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814 (Bayfield County)
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Contact: Bradley Ray, 715-779-4036
Detailed information: The Wisconsin Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board will consider a license transfer, a vacant commercial fisherman seat on the board, and discussion of lake trout, whitefish and cisco sustainability, the Lake Superior Fisheries Management Plan and other items.
Agenda [PDF]

Published: 9/19/2019 2:15:55 PM


6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments.Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Online (see detailed information)

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Brown County

Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

Sturgeon Management Plan public meeting
Contact: Ryan Koenigs, 920-303-5450
Detailed information: Wisconsin waters are home to some of the strongest populations of lake sturgeon and shovelnose sturgeon in North America.  Effective management of these species is critical to sustaining populations and maintaining harvest opportunities into the future.  The updated Sturgeon Management Plan will guide future management activities of Wisconsin's unique sturgeon resources. This meeting will also be webcast live on Oct. 16 and will be available for viewing later.  Visit the sturgeon management page for more information.
News release.

Published: 10/8/2019 9:33:47 AM


Tuesday, October 22

2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Laurie Ross, 608-267-7420
Detailed information: The Natural Resources Board will consider a requests to approve the Wisconsin Inland Trout Management Plan and the Sauk Prairie Recreation Area.  The board will hear information items on the crossbow use in Wisconsin, success of County Deer Advisory Councils and other items.  The board will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 23 at the same location.
Agenda

Published: 10/10/2019 9:28:13 AM


Wednesday, October 23

8:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Laurie Ross, 608-267-7420
Detailed information: The Natural Resources Board will consider: a requests to approve a statement of scope for proposed rules affecting chapters NR 151 and 243, related to targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas; a request to approve rules related to site-specific phosphorus water quality criteria for Petenwell Lake, Castle Rock Lake, and Lake Wisconsin; a request to approve a Statement of Scope for proposed rules related regulations to add surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA; and other items. The board will meet beginning at 2 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the same location.
Agenda

Published: 10/10/2019 9:28:13 AM


Thursday, October 24

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Wetland Study Council
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 313
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Tom Pearce, 608-264-8554
Detailed information: The Wetland Study Council will meet to discuss minor discharges and the in-lieu fee wetland mitigation program and private mitigation banks, among other topics.

Published: 10/2/2019 9:54:40 AM


10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Conference Call

Phone in (see detailed information)

Milwaukee County

Milwaukee DNR Service Center, 2300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

Wisconsin State Trails Council
Contact: Kathryn Gehrke, 608-264-8994
Detailed information: The Wisconsin State Trails Council provides advice and consultation to the Department of Natural Resources on the planning, acquisition, development and management of trails in Wisconsin. The council will meet by teleconference originating at the Milwaukee DNR Service Center. Any members of the public wishing to attend should contact the department by 4 p.m. on October 22, 2019.

Published: 10/9/2019 11:22:51 AM


 

November 2019

Friday, November 1

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, November 01, 2019
Economic Development and Green Environment (EDGE) Advisory Team Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Weston Wegener, 608-267-9753
Detailed information: The Advisory Team provides input to department staff on the implementation of the EDGE pilot program established under 2017 Wisconsin Act 70. The meeting agenda will be posted on the EDGE webpage.

Published: 8/14/2019 5:54:33 PM


Tuesday, November 5

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Wolf River Water Resources Management Plan public meeting
Shawano Community High School, 220 County Road B
Shawano, Wisconsin 54166 (Shawano County)
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Contact: David Boyarski, 920-559-2341
Detailed information: During the Wolf River Water Resources Management Plan meeting, department staff will provide an overview of the major 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), sturgeon management, water quality and freshwater mussel populations. The meeting will take place in the Large Group Instruction Room. To learn more about the Wolf River Water Resources Management Plan or to provide feedback, visit dnr.wi.gov and search "Wolf River Management Plan."

Published: 10/11/2019 10:09:04 AM


Wednesday, November 6

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Karner Blue Butterfly Habitat Conservation Plan annual meeting
Mirror Lake State Park, E10320 Fern Dell Road
Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913 (Sauk County)
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Contact: Becky Roth, 608-220-6209
Detailed information: The partnership meets yearly to discuss the Karner Blue Butterfly Habitat Conservation Plan.

Published: 10/7/2019 4:48:45 PM


Thursday, November 7

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Solid Waste Interested Parties (SWIP) Fall Meeting
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Room: Gathering Waters Conference Room
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Casey Lamensky, 608-267-7574
Detailed information: The fall Solid Waste Interested Parties meeting will cover Waste Program updates and budget, presentations on delayed capping, Initial Site Inspections for clay borrow sites, the Environmental Management Account and more. A full meeting agenda will be posted on the SWIP page of the DNR website prior to the meeting. The meeting will be followed by a meeting of the PFAS technical advisory waste subgroup. 

Published: 10/9/2019 1:34:05 PM


1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, November 07, 2019
PFAS Technical Advisory Group - Waste Subgroup Meeting
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Room: Glacierís Edge Conference Room
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Kate Strom Hiorns, 608-261-8449
Detailed information: The PFAS Technical Advisory Group's Solid Waste Subgroup will be having its second meeting. A full agenda will be posted prior to the meeting on the PFAS technical advisory group webpage. The Waste and Materials Management Program will be hosting a Solid Waste Interested Parties Meeting prior to this meeting. 

Published: 10/9/2019 1:34:05 PM


Wednesday, November 20

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area

Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments.Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


 

December 2019

Monday, December 9

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, December 09, 2019
Economic Development and Green Environment (EDGE) Advisory Team Meeting
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S Webster St., Room: G27
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
View map of location
Contact: Weston Wegener, 608-267-9753
Detailed information: The Advisory Team provides input to department staff on the implementation of the EDGE pilot program established under 2017 Wisconsin Act 70. The meeting agenda will be posted on the EDGE webpage.

Published: 8/14/2019 5:55:20 PM


Wednesday, December 18

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area

Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments.Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


 

January 2020

Wednesday, January 15

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area

Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessions through mid-February, 2020, to ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 PM


 

February 2020

Wednesday, February 19

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Listening session regarding PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area
Community REC Center, 2501 Pierce Ave.
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 (Marinette County)
View map of location
Contact: Christine Haag, 608-266-0244
Detailed information: The Wisconsin DNR has scheduled a monthly series of listening sessionsto ensure that the public receives timely information about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area. Community members are encouraged to attend to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR. Each listening session will begin with a brief update and presentation, followed by public questions and comments. Questions about PFAS contamination in the Marinette and Peshtigo area may be submitted in advance by phone to 1-888-626-3244 or by email to DNRJCIPFAS@wisconsin.gov. Stay up to date about these listening sessions bysubscribing to DNR's GovDelivery email message service. Go to dnr.wi.gov and search "Marinette PFAS," then click the "Subscribe" button.

Published: 9/11/2019 12:16:34 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: Friday, June 14, 2019