DNR Board to meet in Green Bay Aug. 7-8

Posted at 2 p.m. on August 2, 2018

The Brillion News

GREEN BAY – A request to approve an emergency order for proposed rules related to deer carcass transportation, deer farm fencing, and chronic wasting disease, and requests to approve scope statements for developing rules related to off-highway motorcycles and to establish an early closure of the ruffed grouse season are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets August 8 in Green Bay.

The board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay.

The board will also consider: a request to deactivate the gypsy moth suppression program; a request to approve management plans for three separate property groups (the Kettle Moraine Waters, the Southern Region Planning Group and the Northern Lake Michigan Coastal Regional Group); and accepting donations for a new entrance to Heritage Hill State Park and in support of endangered resources activities in wetland habitats among other items.

On Tuesday, August 7 the board will participate in tours of various facilities through northeast Wisconsin, including Jack Day Center, a boat trip to observe a dredging barge, Tetra Tech Processing Plant, and the Titletown District for a presentation on storm water control efforts. The board will have a social and dinner meeting with tribal leaders in the Grand Council Ballroom at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center to discuss the Memorandum of Understanding – Reciprocal Registration of ATV/UTV and Snowmobiles. No action will be taken on Tuesday.

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