MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold a virtual public meeting and comment period regarding plans for the observation tower at Potawatomi State Park at 4 p.m. on Jan. 27.

The observation tower is currently closed to the public due to safety concerns. The DNR is committed to finding a path forward. The department understands the complexities of this project from the varying options for repair, to the historical significance and the desire and requirement of accessibility.

To attend the virtual public meeting via Zoom and provide oral comments, please register in-advance here. When registering, you will be asked to provide your name and contact information, as well as to indicate whether you wish to make an oral statement at the hearing. After registering, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided with instructions to join the meeting.

Registered speakers will have up to three minutes to provide verbal comments only. The department will not be accepting questions from the public.

The public is also encouraged to submit written comments regarding the observation tower by using the below survey link or regular mail. Submit electronic or hardcopy written comments by Feb. 22, 2022 to:

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

C/O Missy VanLanduyt

101 S Webster St. P.O. Box 7921 Madison, WI 53707

Email: [email protected]gov

Survey Link

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