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November 2022
Monday November 28

Monitoring | Environmental Protection | Outdoor Recreation

Migratory Game Bird Committee Meeting

Date: 11/28/2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Mead Wildlife Center, 2148 County Road S - Conference Room

Contact 

Allicyn Nelson, allicyn.nelson@wisconsin.gov or 608-669-1469

Details 

The Migratory Game Bird Committee consists of DNR staff along with representatives from external agencies and conservation partner groups. Topics at the upcoming meeting will include waterfowl stamp updates and guideline revisions, introducing the new DNR waterfowl research scientist, discussing the upcoming public input process for setting the 2023-2025 migratory bird seasons, reviewing options for 30 and 45 day seasons, reviewing the Waterfowl Management Plan progress report and recapping the most recent waterfowl learn to hunt for professionals.

 

Published on November 16, 2022 at 9:36 AM

2022-11-28T10:00:00 - 2022-11-28T15:00:00
Tuesday November 29

Environmental Protection | Permit | Permits

Contested case hearing on Gollon Bait & Fish Farm permits

Date: 11/29/2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 4822 Madison Yards Way - S148

Contact 

Sue Burns, susan.burns2@wisconsin.gov

Details 

On Dec. 8, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) denied four renewal applications submitted by Gollon Bait & Fish Farm (Petitioner) to renew permits to use natural bodies of water as a fish farm, specifically the applications for Warnke Pond, Cuff Lake, Mack Pond 1, and Breunig Ponds 1&2. On or about January 7, 2021, the Petitioner filed a petition for a contested case hearing pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 227.42, requesting a hearing on the denial of the four permit renewal applications. On Feb. 3, 2021, the DNR reviewed the petition and granted the petition as to some of the issues. On March 4, 2022, the DNR then forwarded the file to the Division of Hearings and Appeals, who assigned the undersigned administrative law judge.

The hearing in this matter was previously scheduled to begin on Aug.15, 2022. At the request of the Petitioner, the matter was rescheduled. The parties have conferred and agreed to a new date for a hearing.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the State of Wisconsin Division of Hearings and Appeals will hold a contested case hearing on the above-captioned matter pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 227.44, Wis. Admin. Code § NR 2.13 at the Hill Farms State Office Building, in Room S148, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 on Nov. 29, 2022 through Dec. 1, 2022, commencing at 9 a.m. and concluding no later than 4:30 p.m. each day. Members of the public desiring to participate in this hearing pursuant to Wis. Admin. Code § NR 2.08 will be allowed the opportunity to do so after the parties have presented their evidence and any oral closing argument.

The hearing is a Class 1 contested case pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 227.01(3)(a), and the fair play provisions of Wis. Stat. ch. 227 will apply. The procedures relating to contested cases set forth in Wis. Admin. Code Ch. NR 2 will be followed. Said procedures will closely resemble those that are normally followed at a trial in State circuit court. All parties are advised that they have the right to seek the aid and assistance of legal counsel and to be represented by legal counsel at the contested case hearing.

The permit application and other information relating to the Petitioner are on file and may be inspected and copied at the offices of the Department of Natural Resources, 101 South Webster Street, Madison, Wisconsin, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, holidays excepted. The pandemic may impact the availability of in-person inspection of records. Copies of documents on file for the matter may be obtained by writing to the Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, Wisconsin, 53707-7921. Reasonable costs will be charged for copies of all information excluding public notices and fact sheets.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be made to any qualified individual upon request. Please call the Division of Hearings and Appeals at 608-266-7709 with specific information on your request prior to the date of the scheduled prehearing or hearing.

Published on September 19, 2022 at 9:05 AM

2022-11-29T09:00:00 - 2022-12-01T16:30:00
Wednesday November 30

Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Outdoor Recreation

Pheasant Advisory Committee

Date: 11/30/2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center, N7725 Hwy. 28 - Lower Level Auditorium

Contact 

Alissa Kakatsch, Alissa.Kakatsch@wisconsin.gov or 608-576-7559

Details 

Topics being discussed will be pheasant stamp updates and guideline revisions, review of WCC citizen resolutions, review of recent survey results, a pheasant stocking update and potentially developing a pheasant management plan.

Published on November 16, 2022 at 10:30 AM

2022-11-30T09:00:00 - 2022-11-30T13:00:00
Wednesday November 30

Monitoring | Environmental Protection | Wildlife Habitat

DNR Bear Advisory Committee Meeting

Date: 11/30/2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

Contact 

Randy Johnson, randy.johnson@wisconsin.gov or 715-499-0010

Details 

The DNR Bear Advisory Committee consists of DNR staff along with representatives from external agencies, conservation and agricultural stakeholder groups and Ojibwe tribal representation. The committee meets to discuss issues relating to bear management in Wisconsin. Topics at the upcoming meeting will include a review of the bear management plan implementation to date, a bear research update, discussion of possible rule simplification, a review of 2022 bear harvest and bear damage abatement and development of the committee's proposed harvest targets for the 2023 bear season.

Members of the public who wish to provide comments related to bear management may do so in person or virtually. Each person will be allowed up to three minutes to speak and the public comment period will take place near the beginning of the agenda. Interested individuals should register to provide comment via an email to randy.johnson@wisconsin.gov no later than noon on Nov. 29.

Join this meeting by Zoom.
Join by phone: 309-205-3325; Meeting ID: 860 1935 3634

Join in-person:
Mead Wildlife Center
201517 County Road S
Milladore, WI 54454

Published on November 17, 2022 at 12:18 PM

2022-11-30T09:00:00 - 2022-11-30T16:00:00
December 2022
Thursday December 1

Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Outdoor Recreation

Turkey Advisory Committee

Date: 12/01/2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Alissa Kakatsch, Alissa.Kakatsch@wisconsin.gov or 608-576-7559

Details 

Topics being discussed will be turkey stamp updates and guideline revisions, review of recent surveys, review of the 2022 fall turkey harvest and setting final 2023 spring harvest authorizations.

Join this meeting on Zoom.
Join by phone: 309-205-3325; Meeting ID: 880 6946 6327

 

Published on November 16, 2022 at 10:45 AM

2022-12-01T09:00:00 - 2022-12-01T12:00:00
Thursday December 1

Environmental Protection | Regulations | Recycling

Council on Recycling meeting

Date: 12/01/2022

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Jennifer Semrau, jennifer.semrau@wisconsin.gov or 608-381-0960

Details 

Council members will conduct their next meeting via conference call and Zoom. Agenda topics for the council include DNR and legislative updates, introduction of new staff, Wisconsin public records law training, 2021 recycling data, MRF meeting recap, recycling markets update and more. A complete agenda can be found on the council's website.

Join this meeting by Zoom.
Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 867 3573 7415

Published on November 21, 2022 at 12:49 PM

2022-12-01T10:00:00 - 2022-12-01T12:00:00
Wednesday December 7

Monitoring | Regulations | Drinking Water

Public hearing on a permanent rule (DG-22-20) on code requirements and add requirements for new technologies related to community drinking water system sources, source water quality, storage, treatment and distribution

Date: 12/07/2022

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

McCrea Baker, mccrea.baker@wisconsin.gov or 608-279-8426

Details 

This is a public hearing on proposed rule Board Order DG-22-20, which revises ch. NR 811, Wis. Adm. Code, to update, correct and clarify existing code requirements and add requirements for new technologies related to community drinking water system sources, source water quality, storage, treatment and distribution. 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 submit it to DNRDGNR811CodeRewrite@wisconsin.gov. You may also submit written comments on the scope statement to DNRAdministrativeRulesComments@wisconsin.gov by 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2022. Written comments will have the same weight and effect as spoken testimony presented at the hearing. View the hearing notice, proposed rule and hearing appearance form here.

Join this meeting by Zoom.
Join by phone: 646-931-3860; Meeting ID: 859 7074 8637

Published on November 7, 2022 at 9:51 AM

2022-12-07T09:00:00 - 2022-12-07T10:00:00
Friday December 9

Environmental Protection | Business | Construction | Industry | Brownfields

Remediation and Redevelopment External Advisory Group Environmental Justice Subgroup Meeting

Date: 12/09/2022

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

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

Contact 

Jodie Peotter, jodie.peotter@wisconsin.gov or 608-259-6557

Details 

The Remediation and Redevelopment External Advisory Group (RR EAG) was formed to address a broad range of issues, encompassing both technical and policy topics related to encouraging the investigation, cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites in Wisconsin.

Subgroups are expected to research and develop recommendations on the selected topics for presentation to the full group.

Agenda and work plans are available on the RR EAG webpage.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join in-person:
State Natural Resources Bldg. (GEF 2), Rm. G09
101 S. Webster Street
Madison, WI

Published on November 15, 2022 at 8:50 AM

2022-12-09T08:00:00 - 2022-12-09T09:45:00
Friday December 9

Environmental Protection | Forest Health

Urban Forestry Council December Meeting

Date: 12/09/2022

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

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

Contact 

Kirsten Biefeld, kirsten.biefeld@wisconsin.gov or 608-640-6143

Details 

This is an Urban Forestry Council meeting. Please email kirsten.biefeld@wisconsin.gov for the agenda and location info.

Published on November 22, 2022 at 8:35 AM

2022-12-09T09:00:00 - 2022-12-09T10:00:00
Friday December 9

Environmental Protection | Business | Construction | Industry | Brownfields

Remediation and Redevelopment External Advisory Group Funding Sustainability Subgroup Meeting

Date: 12/09/2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

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

Contact 

Jodie Peotter, jodie.peotter@wisconsin.gov or 608-259-6557

Details 

The Remediation and Redevelopment External Advisory Group (RR EAG) was formed to address a broad range of issues, encompassing both technical and policy topics related to encouraging the investigation, cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites in Wisconsin.

Subgroups are expected to research and develop recommendations on the selected topics for presentation to the full group.

Agenda and work plans are available on the RR EAG webpage.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join in-person:
State Natural Resources Bldg. (GEF 2), Rm. G09
101 S. Webster Street
Madison, WI

In-person attendees should RSVP via email to jody.irland@wisconsin.gov by noon on Thursday Dec. 8, 2022.

Published on November 15, 2022 at 8:55 AM

2022-12-09T10:00:00 - 2022-12-09T11:45:00