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April 2021
Friday April 23

Environmental Protection | Regulations | Hunt

Preliminary public hearing on Statement of Scope SS 027-21 relating gray wolf harvest regulations (Board Orders WM-01-21(E), WM-02-21 and WM-03-21)

Date: 04/23/2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Scott Karel, ScottR.Karel@wisconsin.gov or 608-206-0222

Details 

This is a statement of scope for a proposed emergency and permanent rules; no rule has yet been drafted. The proposed rule would revise gray wolf harvest regulations.

The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form and send it to ScottR.Karel@wisconsin.gov.

Join the meeting via Skype.

Join by phone: 608-316-6499 (passcode 34579361#)

 

Hearing Appearance Form - https://dnr.wi.gov/files/pdf/forms/8300/8300-014.pdf

Public Hearing Notice - https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/sites/default/files/topic/Rules/WM0121E-WM0221-WM0321PPH.pdf

Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules - https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/news/input/ProposedPermanent.html

Proposed Emergency Administrative Rules - https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/news/input/ProposedEmergency.html

Published on April 14, 2021 at 2:06 PM

2021-04-23T13:00:00 - 2021-04-23T14:00:00
Monday April 26

Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council | Financial Assistance | Construction | Business | Business

Funding Committee Of NRTTC Public Meeting Notice

Date: 04/26/2021

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Drew Hanson, Andrew.Hanson@wisconsin.gov or 608-977-0400

Details 

This will be the third meeting of the Funding Committee of the Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council (NRTTC).

NRTTC carries out studies and provides advice and consultation to the legislature, the governor, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Department of Transportation on all matters related to nonmotorized recreation and transportation trails, including trail planning, acquisition, development, maintenance and management.

During this meeting, the Funding Committee will discuss funding topics from the April 14 NRTTC quarterly meeting, preparation of questions about the WI state trails pass program and review of Minnesota’s Legacy Fund.

Join this meeting by Zoom
Join by phone: 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 854 6171 3539

Published on April 16, 2021 at 9:32 AM

2021-04-26T11:30:00 - 2021-04-26T12:00:00
Monday April 26

Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Regulations | Fishing

Preliminary public hearing on Statement of Scope SS 023-21 relating to lake trout harvest and season in Lake Michigan (Board Orders FH-29-20(E) and FH-30-20)

Date: 04/26/2021

Time: 4:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Meredith Penthorn, meredithpenthorn@wisconsin.gov or 608-316-0080

Details 

This is a statement of scope for a proposed emergency and permanent rule; no rules have yet been developed. The future rules would maintain recreational lake trout harvest regulations in Lake Michigan, including a continuous open season and daily bag limit of 5 lake trout, which expired in January but have not resulted in detrimental impacts to lake trout. These regulations provide additional fishing opportunities for anglers without compromising the Lake Michigan lake trout recovery effort.

The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form and send it to Meredith.Penthorn@wisconsin.gov.

 

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join this meeting via phone by calling 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 889 1732 5537

 

Hearing Appearance Form - https://dnr.wi.gov/files/pdf/forms/8300/8300-014.pdf

Public Hearing Notice - https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/sites/default/files/topic/Rules/FH2920E-FH3020PPH.pdf

Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules - https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/news/input/ProposedPermanent.html

Proposed Emergency Administrative Rules - https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/news/input/ProposedEmergency.html

Published on April 15, 2021 at 8:18 AM

2021-04-26T16:00:00 - 2021-04-26T17:00:00
Tuesday April 27

Environmental Protection | Recreation | Outdoor Recreation

Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council special meeting

Date: 04/27/2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Drew Hanson, Andrew.Hanson@wisconsin.gov or 608-977-0400

Details 

The Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council (NRTTC) carries out studies and provides advice and consultation to the legislature, governor, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Transportation on all matters related to nonmotorized recreation and transportation trails, including trail planning, acquisition, development, maintenance and management. At this meeting, the NRTTC will discuss a position statement regarding four items in Governor’s proposed budget and presentation at a listening session on April 28: Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program reauthorization, maintenance funding for Ice Age Trail and North Country Trail, Complete Streets, and the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). The Council may or may not take action on a formal recommendation.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join this meeting by phone: 312-626-6799; meeting ID 863 4414 7064

Published on April 22, 2021 at 10:18 AM

2021-04-27T12:00:00 - 2021-04-27T12:30:00
Wednesday April 28

Central Sands Lake Study | Environmental Protection | Publications and Reports | Waterways

Central Sands Lakes Study Public Hearing

Date: 04/28/2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Nicki Clayton, DNRDGCentralSands@wisconsin.gov 

Details 

The DNR will provide a public hearing for the public to comment on the draft Central Sands Lakes Study findings and recommendations. The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, use this link. After pre-registering, you will receive a unique confirmation email containing information about joining the hearing, either through an internet connection or by telephone. Interested persons may submit a registration at any time during the hearing and will be sent a link to join the hearing. Additional instructions will be provided during the hearing.

A draft report of the study findings and DNR recommendations is available on the DNR’s website.

Join this meeting online via Zoom.

Join via phone by calling toll-free at 312-626-6799; meeting ID 867 4094 9147#

Published on April 6, 2021 at 9:57 AM

2021-04-28T18:00:00 - 2021-04-28T18:15:00
Friday April 30

Regulations | Events | Industry | Lands

First Notice Of Hearing For The Selling Of Land - Northern Highland State Forest

Date: 04/30/2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Vilas County Courthouse, 330 Court St. - Room B

Contact 

Sonja Margitan, Sonja.Margitan@wisconsin.gov or 715-356-5211

Details 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to sell the following-described 3.93 acres of land presently located in the Department’s Northern Highland State Forest in Vilas County, Wisconsin, to Scott D. Zastrow. 

Published on April 20, 2021 at 4:08 PM

2021-04-30T13:00:00 - 2021-04-30T13:30:00
Friday April 30

Regulations | Events | Industry | Lands

Second Notice Of Hearing For The Selling Of Land Northern Highland State Forest

Date: 04/30/2021

Time: 1:30 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Vilas County Courthouse, 330 Court St. - Room B

Contact 

Sonja Margitan, Sonja.Margitan@wisconsin.gov or 715-356-5211

Details 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to sell the following-described 5.2 acres of land in the Department’s Northern Highland State Forest in Vilas County, Wisconsin, to the Town of Arbor Vitae (“Town”):

Published on April 20, 2021 at 4:08 PM

2021-04-30T13:30:00 - 2021-04-30T14:00:00
May 2021
Monday May 3

County Deer Advisory Council | Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Regulations | Hunt

Final Marinette County CDAC Meeting

Date: 05/03/2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Wesley Ellarson, Wesley.ellarson@wisconsin.gov or 608-574-8085  

Details 

This County Deer Advisory Council Meeting is the last in a series of public input opportunities regarding deer management in Marinette County this spring.

Councils will meet to review the public comments on the preliminary recommendations and formulate their final recommendations.

Learn more about your county’s CDAC on the CDAC public search page.

Join this meeting by Zoom 
Join this meeting via phone by calling 312-626-6799 
Meeting ID: 842 3313 0537

Published on April 13, 2021 at 11:59 AM

2021-05-03T18:00:00 - 2021-05-05T18:30:00
Monday May 3

County Deer Advisory Council | Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Regulations | Hunt

Final Douglas County CDAC Meeting

Date: 05/03/2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Wesley Ellarson, Wesley.ellarson@wisconsin.gov or 608-574-8085  

Details 

This County Deer Advisory Council Meeting is the last in a series of public input opportunities regarding deer management in Douglas County this spring.

Councils will meet to review the public comments on the preliminary recommendations and formulate their final recommendations.

Learn more about your county’s CDAC on the CDAC public search page.

Join this meeting by Zoom. 

Join this meeting via phone by calling 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 842 3313 0537.

Published on April 13, 2021 at 1:21 PM

2021-05-03T18:00:00 - 2021-05-03T18:15:00
Monday May 3

County Deer Advisory Council | Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Regulations | Hunt

Final Green Lake County CDAC Meeting

Date: 05/03/2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Wesley Ellarson, Wesley.ellarson@wisconsin.gov or 608-574-8085  

Details 

This County Deer Advisory Council Meeting is the last in a series of public input opportunities regarding deer management in Green Lake County this spring.

Councils will meet to review the public comments on the preliminary recommendations and formulate their final recommendations.

Learn more about your county’s CDAC on the CDAC public search page.

Join this meeting by Zoom. 

Join this meeting via phone by calling 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 842 3313 0537.

Published on April 13, 2021 at 1:51 PM

2021-05-03T18:00:00 - 2021-05-03T18:15:00