MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will meet in-person for the February board meeting to consider several proposed rulemaking documents, fish and wildlife matters, and donations.

The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, originating from public meeting room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF2), 101 S. Webster Street, Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-4 and 7 as listed on the agenda.

The public is encouraged to watch the February board meeting on the DNR’s YouTube channel.

The deadline to register for public appearance requests and to submit written comments is 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2022. Remote testimony from the public via Zoom may be accepted. In-person public appearances are also welcome.

During the February meeting, several items the Board will be considering include:

  • Approval of the Statement of Scope for Board Order WM-18-22 and
    conditionally approve the public hearing notice and notice of submittal of proposed rules to the Legislative Council Rules Clearinghouse, for proposed rules affecting chapters NR 10 and 45 related to the 2023 Wildlife Management Spring Hearing rule.
  • Approval of the Central Sand Plains Regional Master Plan.

The complete February NRB meeting agenda is available on the DNR website.

In addition to being encouraged to watch the upcoming meeting, there are opportunities for the public to testify and to submit written comments about issues that come before the NRB. More information regarding public participation at Board meetings is available here.

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