Natural Resources Board to meet October 26 in Madison

MADISON – A request for the approval of recommendations for the third phase of land sales under the direction of the 2013-15 state biennial budget bill, a request to initiate the master planning process for the Totogatic Wildlife Area and a request to initiate the scoping process for proposed rules related to updating Wisconsin’s antidegradation policy are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets October 26 in Madison.

The regular business meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 26, in Room G09 of the State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 South Webster St., Madison.

The complete October board agenda is available by searching the DNR website,, for keyword “NRB” and clicking on the button for “view agendas.”

The public must pre-register with Laurie Ross, board liaison, to testify at the board meeting. The deadline to register to testify or submit written comments for this business meeting is 11 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016. Registration information is available on the agenda on the DNR website.

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.