Hot-button topics highlight Natural Resources Board meeting

MADISON, Wis. — 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 Aug. 8 in Green Bay.

The board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 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.

For the complete agenda, click here.

Board meetings are webcast live. People can watch the meeting over the internet by going to the NRB agenda page of the DNR website and clicking on webcasts in the Related Links column on the right. Then click on this month’s meeting. After each meeting, the webcast will be permanently available on demand.

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