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April 2021
Monday April 19

Laboratory Certification Standards Review Council | Regulations | Laboratory Certification

Laboratory Certification Standards Review Council Quarterly Meeting

Date: 04/19/2021

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Tom Trainor, tom.trainor@wisconsin.gov or 920-412-5970

Details 

This is a regular meeting of the Laboratory Certification Standards Review Council. The agenda for the meeting can be found on this webpage: 

https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/labCert/councilMtgs.html


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Meeting ID: 852 2378 2109

Published on April 12, 2021 at 9:36 AM

2021-04-19T09:00:00 - 2021-04-19T09:30:00
Monday April 19

Monitoring | Regulations | Environmental Protection | Fishing

LAKE MICHIGAN COMMERCIAL FISHING BOARD MEETING

Date: 04/19/2021

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Allen Blizel, allen.blizel@wisconsin.gov or 920-746-2866

Details 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board will conduct a Zoom meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2021.

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Agenda

ORDER OF BUSINESS

1. Organizational Matters

          Call to Order

2.       Consent

          a)  Approval of March 18, 2021 meeting minutes                        

3.       Discussion Items – (Public comments welcomed)

  1. Review of April 14, 2021 Natural Resources Board meeting
  2. Status of whitefish emergency rule
  3. Issues to be resolved for permanent whitefish rule
  4. Permanent individual transferrable quota allocations (and zones) are not subject to change (and there is no need to)
  5. Concerns about restricted areas, are they warranted
  6. Catch composition study update
  7. Other concerns and items
  8. 2021 meeting schedule

4.      Old Business

          a. Old business items

5.       Board Members’ Matters/Concerns – Informational

a.  Any other concerns

6.       Adjournment

Published on April 15, 2021 at 2:56 PM

2021-04-19T17:30:00 - 2021-04-19T18:00:00
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.

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Meeting ID: 829 8247 3211

Public Hearing Notice
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

Published on March 4, 2021 at 1:28 PM

2021-04-20T13:00:00 - 2021-04-29T13:15:00
Wednesday April 21

Recreation | Environmental Protection | Stewardship

Government Committee of the Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council Meeting

Date: 04/21/2021

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

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

Details 

This will be the third meeting of the Government Committee of the Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council (NRTTC). 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 Government Committee discussion is expected to include electric recreational vehicles, Complete Streets and the Wild Goose State Trail.

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Published on April 16, 2021 at 10:11 AM

2021-04-21T15:00:00 - 2021-04-21T16:00:00
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.

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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
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.

 

Published on April 1, 2021 at 10:58 AM

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

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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.

 

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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
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.

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Published on April 6, 2021 at 9:57 AM

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

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Meeting ID: 842 3313 0537

Published on April 13, 2021 at 11:59 AM

2021-05-03T18:00:00 - 2021-05-05T18:30:00