APRIL 9, 2018
DNR spring wildlife & fisheries proposed rules hearing and
annual Conservation Congress county meeting
Hearings will be held in EVERY county in WI
Click here for locations list (pdf)
For complete information, please
people attended the 2018 Spring Fish and Wildlife Public Hearings and Wisconsin
Conservation Congress county meetings that were held Monday, April 9. The
public meetings, held simultaneously in all 72 counties, allowed citizens to
comment and provide input to the Department of Natural Resources, Natural
Resources Board and the Conservation Congress on proposed changes relating to
fish and wildlife management in Wisconsin. Citizens also had the opportunity to
submit resolutions for changes they would like to see in the future.
2018 Spring Hearing Statewide Results
2018 Spring Hearing Results by County
2018 Citizen Resolutions Results
NOTE: There is one Wolf
Advisory Committee question on page 38 of the hearing questionaire.
night every year, EVERYONE in Wisconsin can weigh in and voice opinions on WI
wildlife and outdoor issues by non-binding vote and testimony on proposed rule
changes and advisory questions relating to fish and wildlife management in
Wisconsin. Please see the
General Spring Hearing Guidelines for an explanation of the
entire process, and then help us spread the word! Print and post the flyer
above to get your community involved.
residents have the option to run for a seat on the Conservation Congress, or
elect other delegates from their county to represent their county views
regarding natural resources on the Conservation Congress. For those of you 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?
The election will be the first item on the hearing agenda, and would be a great
opportunity to get some non-hunter or trapper voices heard. Please see:
Conservation Congress Delegate Election for complete
information on the election process.
individuals have the opportunity to bring forth new conservation issues of a
statewide nature to the attention of the Conservation Congress through the
citizen resolution process. Please see
The Conservation Congress Resolution Process,
How To Write a Resolution, and
Resolution Template (fillable Word document) for complete
information on resolutions.
spring wildlife & fisheries proposed rules hearing and annual Conservation
Congress county meeting
Hearing Locations General
Spring Hearing Guidelines
2018 Spring Hearing Questionaire 2018 Spring Hearing Flyer
WI Conservation Congress
page Delegate Election
The Conservation Congress Resolution
Process How To Write a Resolution
Resolution Template (fillable Word
2017 Spring Hearing RESULTS/Citizen
APRIL 11, 2018
10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Humane Lobby Day: WILDLIFE LOBBY DAY
Wisconsin State Capitol
Grand Army of the Republic Hall
2 East Main Street
Cost: FREE Event + free t-shirt!
lieu of a traditional Humane Lobby Day this year, The HSUS is teaming up with
Friends of Wisconsin Wolves and Wildlife, National Wolfwatcher Coalition, and
the Endangered Species Coalition to host a Wildlife Lobby Day. On a single day,
Wednesday, April 11, advocates in Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin will
gather at their state Capitols to bring awareness to critical wildlife
protection issues. Here in Wisconsin well be talking about protecting
wolves and other predators, halting the spread of chronic wasting disease,
funding for wildlife management, and more. Participants will receive coaching
on how to lobby and have the opportunity to network with other wildlife
advocates. Bussing from northern Wisconsin will be provided for those who need
it; registration includes lunch and a t-shirt.
thank you for participating, Friends of Wisconsin Wolves and Wildlife are
givning each participant the new t-shirt designed specially for this event by
local artist, Cait Irwin! While we know some people may not want a new shirt,
Friends of Wisconsin Wolves and Wildlife asks that everyone wear a wolf or
wildlife shirt to let lawmakers know we are there in solidarity!
"As a constituent,
you are vital in persuading legislators that wildlife belongs to everyone and
that keystone species, like wolves, need special consideration and protections.
Wildlife Day is an opportunity to bring together and ethical hunters,
non-consumptive users, scientists, silent sports enthusiasts, farmers, tribal
members and anyone who truly cares about wildlife as a unified yet, diverse
voice for policy."
For more information and to
register, please see:
at the Capitol
RSVP: WILDLIFE DAY AT THE WISCONSIN STATE
Don't live in Wisconsin but want to
participate in your own state? Please see:
Humane Lobby Day (HSUS Website)