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June 2024
Tuesday June 18


Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board

Date: 06/18/2024

Time: 5:30 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: In-Person & Virtual Options; See Details for Information


Nick Legler, or 920-559-0767


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board will conduct a hybrid meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2024. This meeting will occur through Microsoft Teams and in-person at the DNR office meeting room in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

View the agenda

Join this meeting via Microsoft Teams.
Meeting ID: 265 404 228 874; Passcode: iLBgnf

Join by phone: 608-571-2209; Meeting ID: 38954908#

Join in-person: 
Wisconsin DNR Office
110 S. Neenah Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

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2024-06-18T17:30:00 - 2024-06-18T18:00:00
Wednesday June 19

Wildlife Management | Events | Wildlife Habitat

Public Hearing On A Permanent Rule (WM-05-23) Relating To Revisions To Chs. NR 10 And 19, And Elk Management

Date: 06/19/2024

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

Location: Virtual


Scott Karel: or 608-206-0222


This is a public hearing on a proposed rule, Board Order WM-05-23, relating to revisions to chs. NR 10 and 19, and elk management.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please save and complete the fillable appearance slip and send it to You may also send written comments on the rule to by 11:59 p.m. on June 20, 2024. Written comments will have the same weight and effect as spoken testimony presented at the hearing.

Join online on Teams. Passcode: AbjUXS

Join by phone: 608-571-2209. Phone conference ID: 726 847 673#

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2024-06-19T16:00:00 - 2024-06-19T17:00:00
Thursday June 20

Waterways Program |

GP 8 - Wetland Disturbance City Of Superior SAMP Reissuance

Date: 06/20/2024

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

Location: Virtual


Tom Pearce, or 608-800-1643


The DNR Waterways Program is proposing to reissue a general permit for wetland disturbance authorized under a Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) in the City of Superior. Projects covered under this permit include residential, commercial, public, institutional and industrial development in eligible wetlands. This permit was first issued in 1996 and was adopted in parallel with a general permit authorized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

View the Wetland Permitting Process webpage for a draft of the proposed general permit and maps of eligible wetlands in the City of Superior.

Join this meeting via Microsoft Teams.
Meeting ID: 278 607 020 251; Passcode: YxjgsP 

Join by phone: 608-571-2209; 176575664#

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2024-06-20T13:30:00 - 2024-06-20T14:30:00
Friday June 21

Office of Emerging Contaminants | Public Health | PFAS

DNR PFAS External Advisory Group

Date: 06/21/2024

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual


Meaghan Cibarich, or 608-219-4166


The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host the next PFAS External Advisory Group (EAG) meeting from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2024.

Agenda items include updates and discussion on recent and anticipated PFAS actions, a guest speaker from the University of St. Thomas and updates from working groups.

This is a working meeting of the EAG. While the public is invited to attend, there may not be opportunities to engage in the discussion. Questions may be submitted in advance to

More information about this meeting, including an agenda, will be available at the PFAS External Advisory Group webpage

Register for the Zoom meeting.

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2024-06-21T11:00:00 - 2024-06-21T13:30:00
Monday June 24

Silviculture Guidance Team | Environmental Protection | Forest Management

Silviculture Guidance Team Meeting

Date: 06/24/2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual


Greg Edge, or 608-498-6512


This is a quarterly meeting of the Wisconsin Silviculture Guidance Team.

This meeting will include updates on the Wisconsin Silviculture Guide, assisted migration guidance, online habitat type classification field guides and team business on membership and meeting schedules.

Join this meeting on Microsoft Teams.
Meeting ID: 219 852 540 823 
Passcode: z8FTXN

Join by phone: 608-571-2209, Meeting ID: 885 415 997#

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2024-06-24T10:00:00 - 2024-06-24T12:00:00
Wednesday June 26

Off-Road Vehicle Council | Recreation | ATV

Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Council Meeting

Date: 06/26/2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. - End of Agenda

Location: In-Person & Virtual Options; See Details for Information


Jillian Steffes, or 715-210-4911


This is a public meeting of the Off-Road Vehicle Council. The Off-Road Vehicle Council provides advice and makes recommendations to the DNR, the Department of Transportation, the Governor and the legislature on all matters relating to all-terrain vehicle trails and routes, and requests for funding.

The main focus of this meeting is to review grant applications and make funding recommendations to the DNR. The public will be invited to join the meeting via Zoom or in person. The Zoom meeting link, agenda, and other meeting materials are available on the ORV Council webpage.

Join the meeting via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 850 7194 7203
Passcode: 750398

Join by phone: 929-205-6099; Meeting ID: 850 7194 7203#

Join in person:
Rib Mountain Municipal Center
227800 Snowbird Ave.
Wausau, WI


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2024-06-26T10:00:00 - 2024-06-26T11:00:00
Friday June 28

Recreation | Regulations | Snowmobile

Snowmobile Recreation Council – Infrastructure Committee Meeting

Date: 06/28/2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. - End of Agenda

Location: In-Person & Virtual Options; See Details for Information


Jillian Steffes, or 715-210-4911


The Snowmobile Recreation Council carries out studies and makes recommendations to the Legislature, Governor, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Transportation on all matters related to the snowmobiling program at DNR or otherwise affecting snowmobiles and snowmobiling in Wisconsin. It also makes recommendations to the DNR regarding funding grant applications. 

The Infrastructure Committee, made up of members of the Snowmobile Recreation Council, will meet to discuss topics related to the program and make recommendations to the DNR. The public may attend the meeting via Zoom. The agenda and other meeting materials are available on the Snowmobile Recreation Council webpage.

Join this meeting by Zoom.
Meeting ID: 889 6180 7130
Passcode: 043343

Join by phone: 301-715-8592; Meeting ID: 889 6180 7130#

Join in person: 
DNR Rhinelander Service Center
107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander WI 54501 

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2024-06-28T09:00:00 - 2024-06-28T10:00:00
July 2024
Wednesday July 10

Regulations | Regulations

SOC Team Meeting - DNR 1013 Enhanced Settling And Phosphorus Removal

Date: 07/10/2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location: In-Person & Virtual Options; See Details for Information


Amy Minser, or 920-360-0913


This is a routine meeting of the work team developing the DNR Technical Standard 1013 for Enhanced Settling and Phosphorus Removal and 1014 Episodic Additive Dosing. For the meeting agenda and details on this process, see the team website.

Join this meeting via Zoom

Join in-person: 
3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Glacier’s Edge Room
Fitchburg, WI

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2024-07-10T09:00:00 - 2024-07-10T14:30:00
Thursday July 11

Regulations | Drinking Water

Preliminary Public Hearing On Statement Of Scope SS 050-24 (Board Order DG-04-24)

Date: 07/11/2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual


Bruce Rheineck,


The objective of the proposed rule is to update ch. NR 809, Wis. Adm. Code, related to control of lead and copper in public drinking water, to be consistent with 2021 Federal Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR) under 40 CFR 141.80 to 141.93, the anticipated 2024 Lead and Copper Rule Improvements (LCRI) and other federal laws addressing lead and copper in public drinking water.

Register to join this meeting via Zoom.

Join by phone: 305-224-1968; 82322713229#

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2024-07-11T10:00:00 - 2024-07-11T12:30:00
Wednesday July 17


Water Quality Program Planning - Triennial Standards Review

Date: 07/17/2024

Time: 2:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual


Jenni Kempf,


The Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing and informational webinar to gather input on which topics related to surface water quality standards should be top priorities for work over the next three years. This is part of the DNR’s Triennial Standards Review process to determine how the DNR should focus its available resources to ensure the health of Wisconsin lakes, rivers and streams.

At this meeting, the DNR will provide the department’s draft list of priority topics, describe each topic and take comments and questions.

The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place when joining the meeting via the Zoom link.  Any attendees phoning in may verbally notify the Hearing Officer that they would like to make a statement, and the Hearing Officer will verbally ask for the information on the Hearing Appearance form.

Comments must be received on or before July 26, 2024. Written comments may be submitted by email or U.S. mail and will have the same weight and effect as oral statements presented at the public hearing. Written comments and questions on the Triennial Standards Review should be submitted to:
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Attn: Jenni Kempf, WY/3
101 S. Webster St.
Madison, WI 53703

Join this meeting via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 825 7202 8969

Join by phone toll-free: 833-928-4610

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2024-07-17T14:00:00 - 2024-07-17T15:00:00