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October 2021
Wednesday October 20

Recreation | Environmental Protection | Outdoor Recreation

State Trails Council Quarterly Meeting

Date: 10/20/2021

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

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

Details 

The State Trails Council (STC) provides advice and consultation to the Department of Natural Resources on the planning, acquisition, development and management of trails in Wisconsin. The council represents trail users in Wisconsin, which includes more than half of the state's residents. The council is also responsible for providing counsel in administering Federal Recreational Trails Program funds.

A draft agenda will be posted to the STC website prior to the meeting. The new Wisconsin State Parks and Recreation Management Bureau Director will be introduced near the beginning of the meeting. A portion of the agenda near the end of the meeting will allow for public comments.

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Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 880 6063 2161

 

Published on October 13, 2021 at 9:49 AM

2021-10-20T10:00:00 - 2021-10-20T12:00:00
Wednesday October 20

Public Health | Monitoring | Safety | PFAS

DNR Listening Session #16 Regarding PFAS in Marinette-Peshtigo Area

Date: 10/20/2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Bridget Kelly, BridgetB.Kelly@wisconsin.gov or 608-440-0448

Details 

PFAS contamination has been detected in the Marinette and Peshtigo area in soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, private drinking water wells and biosolids. The DNR has scheduled a series of listening sessions to ensure that the public receives timely information about this contamination. Community members are encouraged to participate to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 822 9180 9472

 

Published on October 6, 2021 at 8:47 AM

2021-10-20T12:00:00 - 2021-10-20T14:00:00
Wednesday October 20

Regulations | Monitoring | Environmental Protection | Waste

Recovery & Diversion Subgroup Meeting

Date: 10/20/2021

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

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

Details 

The Recovery and Diversion subgroup of the Waste and Materials Management Study Group will meet via Zoom to discuss battery recycling and other emerging issues, as well as any other timely recycling program updates.

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Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 833 3700 3198

Published on October 8, 2021 at 2:54 PM

2021-10-20T12:30:00 - 2021-10-20T15:00:00
Wednesday October 20

Public Health | Monitoring | Safety | PFAS

DNR Listening Session #16 Regarding PFAS in Marinette-Peshtigo Area

Date: 10/20/2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Bridget Kelly, BridgetB.Kelly@wisconsin.gov or 608-440-0448

Details 

PFAS contamination has been detected in the Marinette and Peshtigo area in soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, private drinking water wells and biosolids. The DNR has scheduled a series of listening sessions to ensure that the public receives timely information about this contamination. Community members are encouraged to participate to ask questions and discuss concerns with the DNR.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 822 9180 9472

Published on October 6, 2021 at 8:50 AM

2021-10-20T18:00:00 - 2021-10-20T19:30:00
Thursday October 21

Environmental Protection | Recreation | Hunt

Wolf Management Plan Committee Meeting

Date: 10/21/2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

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

Details 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold the last of four scheduled Wolf Management Plan Committee meetings on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The meeting will be held virtually and the public is invited to attend and observe the proceedings. No pre-registration required.

Use this link to join a livestream of the meeting.

The Wolf Management Plan Committee has been formed to discuss important issues related to wolf management in Wisconsin and to provide input as the department updates the state’s wolf management plan. More information on the wolf management plan update process and timeline, including the formation, membership and work to date of this committee, is available on the DNR wolf management plan web page.

Published on October 14, 2021 at 11:56 AM

2021-10-21T09:00:00 - 2021-10-21T15:00:00
Thursday October 21

Industry | Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Fishing

Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board Meeting

Date: 10/21/2021

Time: 5:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Brad Ray, Bradley.Ray@Wisconsin.gov or 715-779-4036 ​​​​

Details 

This is a Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board Meeting.

Agenda:

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call Present

Also present

3. Meeting posting

4. Agenda Approval

5. 05192021 Meeting Minutes Approval

6. Chairman & Board Member Communications

7. Public Comment

8. General Business Discussion

8.1 Old Business

8.1.1 Discussion: Trap Net Study update by LSCFB

8.2 New Business

8.2.1 Potential Action: Transfer of License

8.2.2 Informational: CARES Act Update

8.2.3 Informational: EFHRS rule timeline and implementation

8.2.4 Discussion: LSCFB agenda items for next meeting

9. Set Next Meeting date: Tentative Wednesday, January 19, 2021 5:00 p.m. @ TBD

10. Adjournment

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Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 815 2962 4016

 

Published on October 6, 2021 at 8:42 AM

2021-10-21T17:00:00 - 2021-10-21T18:00:00
Monday October 25

Monitoring | Regulations | Environmental Protection | Waterways

Second public hearing on permanent rule CR 19-094 (Board Order WY-23-13) to revise chs. NR 102 and 217 relating to processes for waterbody assessments and impaired waters listing

Date: 10/25/2021

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

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Kristi Minahan, Kristi.Minahan@wisconsin.gov or 608-266-7055 ​​​​

Details 

This is the second public hearing on permanent rule CR 19-094 (Board Order WY-23-13) to revise chs. NR 102 and 217 relating to processes for waterbody assessments and impaired waters listing, biological thresholds for water quality standards, and biological confirmation of phosphorus impairments.

The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place while logging into the virtual hearing or by completing a Hearing Appearance form. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, either use the Zoom link prior to the day of the hearing or download and complete the fillable hearing appearance form and send it to Kristi.Minahan@wisconsin.gov.

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/WY2313PublicHearing.pdf

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

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 884 2299 1103

Published on September 1, 2021 at 2:35 PM

2021-10-25T10:00:00 - 2021-10-25T12:00:00
Wednesday October 27

Monitoring | Wildlife Habitat

Wisconsin CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting 3

Date: 10/27/2021

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Curt Rollman, curtis.rollman@wisconsin.gov or 715-450-4215 ​​​​

Details 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has formed a committee made up of stakeholder organizations, tribal partners and other governmental organizations to conduct the second of three five-year reviews of the state’s 15-year chronic wasting disease (CWD) response plan. Over the course of upcoming meetings, the committee will develop and provide input on the plan’s implementation and actions to consider as it completes this second five-year review.

A panel of technical experts will attend meetings to support the committee’s work. All meetings will be open to the public, and recordings will be posted to the DNR website.

More information on chronic wasting disease is available by visiting the DNR webpage here. For more information on the DNR’s CWD response plan, visit the webpage here.

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Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 819 2699 5880

Published on September 24, 2021 at 1:45 PM

2021-10-27T08:00:00 - 2021-10-27T12:00:00
Wednesday October 27

Environmental Protection | Industry | Environmental Impact Analysis

EDGE Advisors Group Meeting

Date: 10/27/2021

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Weston Wegener, weston.wegener@wisconsin.gov or 608-284-0908

Details 

The EDGE program incentivizes manufacturers who capitalize on their commitment to sustainability.

The Advisory Team provides input to department staff on the implementation of the EDGE pilot program established under 2017 Wisconsin Act 70. The meeting agenda will be posted on the EDGE webpage. [https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/greentier/EDGE/].

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Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 879 8565 0587

Published on September 28, 2021 at 8:43 AM

2021-10-27T14:00:00 - 2021-10-27T15:30:00
Thursday October 28

Environmental Protection | Regulations | Landfills

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order WA-17-18, to revise chs. NR 500 to 520 relating to coal combustion residual landfills

Date: 10/28/2021

Time: 2:30 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Valerie Joosten, Valerie.Joosten@wisconsin.gov or 920-662-5486

Details 

This is a public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order WA-17-18, to revise chs. NR 500 to 520 relating to coal combustion residual landfills.

The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. To register and join the hearing online or by phone, use the information provided in the public hearing notice. Pre-registration is also available and is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, either use the Zoom link or download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form and send it to Valerie.Joosten@wisconsin.gov.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 895 0665 4391

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/WA1718PublicHearing.pdf

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

Published on September 28, 2021 at 8:39 AM

2021-10-28T14:30:00 - 2021-10-28T15:00:00