Conservation Congress (WCC) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
will once again offer their annual opportunity for the public to provide input
on a variety of natural resource-related questions with in-person
meetings in each county on April 8, 2024, at 6 p.m. and the annualonline
survey starting at noon April 10 to noon on April 13, 2024.
Elections for WCC delegates will take place during the in-person WCC/DNR Spring
Hearings held in each county on April 8, 2024. More information will be
forthcoming as plans for these events are finalized.
is the annual opportunity for EVERYONE in Wisconsin to weigh in and voice
opinions on WI wildlife and outdoor issues by responding to natural
resource-related questions and proposed rule changes. In addition, the public
will have the opportunity to bring new conservation issues of statewide
significance to the attention of the Conservation Congress through the citizen
resolution process. Citizen resolutions can be submitted through Feb. 26, 2024.
Resolutions must meet the
following criteria: The concern must be of statewide impact; the
concern must be practical, achievable and reasonable; and the concern
must be within the mission and vision of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress.
Resolutions will be
accepted until Feb. 26, 2024. At the close of the submission process, the
resolutions will be reviewed by a committee of WCC delegates to ensure they
meet the criteria for inclusion and will be prepared for the online input.
WCC Resolution Process 2024 Citizen Resolution Submittal
Resolution Submittal FAQ Contacts for Resolution Writing
years online questionnaire will kick off on Wednesday, April 10, and will
close on Saturday, April 13. We'll have a link available for you as soon as we
get one. Meanwhile, take a look at the
2024 Spring Hearing Online and In-Person Input FAQ.
2024 Spring Hearing Online and In-Person Input
addition, the WCC will hold elections for their delegates at each of these open
houses. Two of the five WCC seats will be up for election in each county. For
those who would like to become more involved for wildlife in Wisconsin -- did
you realize that ANYONE can run for election as a Wisconsin Conservation
Congress Delegate? You can read more about the
Wisconsin Conservation Congress Delegate Election Process
Wisconsin Conservation Congress Delegate Election
Wisconsin Conservation Congress is the only statutory body in the state where
the public elects delegates to advise the Natural Resources Board and the DNR
on responsibly managing Wisconsin's natural resources for present and future
generations. Learn more about the WCC and how to become involved in resource
management decisions on the
Conservation Congress webpage.
WCC Spring Hearing Spring Hearing FAQ (pdf)
WI Conservation Congress