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April 2021
Monday April 12

Wisconsin State Trails Council | Recreation |

Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council Funding Committee

Date: 04/12/2021

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

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

Details 

The Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council 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. This will be the second meeting of the NRTTC’s new Funding Committee. Topics will include discussion of action items from previous meeting in preparation for reports to the full Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council. Due to Covid19, the meeting will be held via Zoom. You can join the meeting through the meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86372659526

Contact Drew Hanson by April 8 for more information.

2021-04-12T11:00:00 - 2021-04-12T11:30:00
Monday April 12

Proposed permanent administrative rule | Regulations | Fishing

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order FH-09-20, to revise Ch. NR 20 relating to fishing regulations on inland, outlying and boundary waters (the 2021 Fisheries Management Spring Hearings rule)

Date: 04/12/2021

Time: 7:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

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

Details 

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. 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 Zoom online
Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 845 9296 3437

Public Hearing Notice
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

In addition to this hearing, the online Spring Hearing fillable questionnaire containing all rule proposals and advisory questions will be open for public input from April 12, 2021, at 7 p.m. to April 15, 2021. The questionnaire survey will be available on the Spring Hearing page.

2021-04-12T19:00:00 - 2021-04-12T19:15:00
Tuesday April 13

Wisconsin Waterways Commission | Financial Assistance | Recreation | Waterways

Wisconsin Waterways Commission Meeting

Date: 04/13/2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Bobbi Winebar, roberta.winebar@wisconsin.gov​​​​​​​ or
920-461-2595
 

Details 

The Wisconsin Waterways Commission will discuss and approve requests for financial aid for the recreational boating facilities grant program. They will also discuss some policy issues.

The agenda, budget and project rating sheets are posted on the Wisconsin Waterways Commission webpage: http://dnr.wi.gov/AID/Meetings.html under the Waterways tab.

Join Zoom online
Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 736 310 4103

2021-04-13T08:30:00 - 2021-04-13T13:30:00
Tuesday April 13

TMDL | Environmental Protection | Monitoring | TMDLs

Lower Fox TMDL Agriculture Implementation Committee

Date: 04/13/2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Keith Marquardt, KeithA.Marquardt@Wisconsin.gov or 920-303-5435

Details 

The Lower Fox River TMDL Agriculture Implementation Committee is a stakeholder group that addresses the agricultural implementation of the Lower Fox Total Maximum Daily Load.

This meeting will take place virtually via Skype and will consist of representatives from cooperating agencies and organizations who are involved with the Lower Fox TMDL.

Join Skype online
Join by phone:  608-316-9000, 55880166#
Meeting ID: 55880166

2021-04-13T10:00:00 - 2021-04-13T11:30:00
Tuesday April 13

Environmental Protection | Forest Management

Council on Forestry Profile Committee

Date: 04/13/2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Faye Bokelman, fayea.bokelman@wisconsin.gov or 608-267-7492

Details 

At this meeting, the Profile Committee will be finalizing its communication plan.  

If you plan on attending the meeting, please contact Bill Van Lopik.  

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join this meeting via phone by calling 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 893 1944 5141

2021-04-13T13:00:00 - 2021-04-13T14:00:00
Wednesday April 14

Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council | Recreation | Outdoor Recreation

Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council

Date: 04/14/2021

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

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

Details 

Description: The Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council 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. A draft agenda will be posted to the NRTTC website prior to the meeting. Due to Covid19, the meeting will be held via Zoom. You can join the meeting through the meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88282045830

Contact Drew Hanson by April 12 for more information.

2021-04-14T11:30:00 - 2021-04-14T13:00:00
Thursday April 15

Proposed permanent administrative rule | Environmental Protection | Wetlands

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order WT-02-19, to revise ch. NR 350, Wis. Adm. Code, relating to requirements for wetland mitigation

Date: 04/15/2021

Time: 3:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Amanda Minks, Amanda.Minks@wisconsin.gov or 608-220-0368

Details 

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. 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 Amanda.Minks@wisconsin.gov.

Join Zoom online
Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 834 8677 2301

Public Hearing Notice
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

2021-04-15T15:00:00 - 2021-04-15T15:15:00
Tuesday April 20

Water Permits | Environmental Protection | Permit | Storm Water

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order WT-09-19, to revise NR 216 relating to storm water discharge permits

Date: 04/20/2021

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Amy Minser, Amy.Minser@wisconsin.gov or 608-266-4359

Details 

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. 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 DNRNR216Revisions@wisconsin.gov.

Join Zoom online
Join by phone: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 829 8247 3211

Public Hearing Notice
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

2021-04-20T13:00:00 - 2021-04-29T13:15:00
Saturday April 24

Natural Resources Board | Business | Enforcement | Environmental Protection | Regulations

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board

Date: 04/24/2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Laurie Ross ,Laurie.Ross@wisconsin.gov or 608-267-7420

Details 

The Natural Resources Board will consider: proposed rules related to lake trout harvest and season in Lake Michigan; proposed rules related to gray wolf harvest regulations; proposed rules related to fish harvest in Lake Superior; a request for adoption of proposed emergency rules related to Lake Michigan whitefish management; a request for adoption of proposed emergency rules related to establishing the 2021 migratory bird season framework and regulations; a request for approval of Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Management Plan; a request for approval of the Wisconsin elk management plan; and other topics.

In light of COVID-19, the board will be meeting via eConference. Members of the public can submit written comments by the posted deadline date for board consideration. Only remote testimony (no face-to-face appearances) will be offered at the meeting. You must be pre-registered to testify.
OPEN FORUM: Testimony that pertains to topics not on the meeting agenda) - at approximately 10:15 a.m. or following break. Public Participation Deadline: NRB Liaison receipt to submit written comments is 11 a.m. on Wednesday,
April 7, 20211. Please contact Laurie Ross, NRB Liaison, at 608-267-7420 or by email at laurie.ross@wisconsin.gov to submit written comments or to register to testify at a meeting or listening session.

The public is encouraged to watch the Board meeting via YouTube here:
https://youtu.be/FY5XBkGAJpA

After each meeting, the webcast will be permanently available on demand at
https://dnrmedia.wi.gov/main/Catalog/Full/9da0bb432fd448a69d86756192a62f1721

Agenda.

 

2021-04-24T08:30:00 - 2021-04-24T08:45:00
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#

2021-04-28T18:00:00 - 2021-04-28T18:15:00