State's Natural Resources Board meets in Superior Aug. 10-11

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  1. DNR Northern Region - SUPERIOR, WI. - Wisconsin's Natural Resources Board will meet at the Barkers Island Inn on Tuesday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and on Wednesday, August 11 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The public ...

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    SUPERIOR – Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board will meet at the Barkers Island Inn on Tuesday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and on Wednesday, August 11 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend and may address the board about natural resources and environmental matters.

    The board provides policy direction for programs administered by the Department of Natural Resources. The board’s agenda includes resource management and environmental protection issues. Time is also allotted for the Board to hear input on natural resources and environmental and issues.

    People interested in addressing the board must contact Laurie Ross, Natural Resources Board Liaison, at (608) 267-7420 or email [email protected] prior to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 6. Only one topic will be permitted per individual within a five-minute period. Citizens are encouraged to discuss board policy issues rather than detailed day to day activities. Matters currently under litigation should not be brought before the board. Background on complex topics should be sent to Ross for advance distribution to board members to facilitate discussion. Agenda and public appearance information is located at: http://dnr.wi.gov/org/nrboard/.

    The public is welcome to attend and listen to the meeting. Consistent with their past policy of making themselves available to state citizens, the board has been holding their meetings at various locations throughout the state during the summer months.

    The seven-member board is appointed by the governor with consent of the state senate. Members serve without pay on a voluntary basis and are chosen from throughout the state.