DEADLINE: February 28, 2023 at 11:59 PM
The Wisconsin DNR is requesting public input on the state’s wolf management plan. The prior Wisconsin Wolf Management Plan underwent a review process in 2005-06 and was last updated in 2007, so this is a unique opportunity for advocates to make their voices heard. Feedback and comments can be submitted via the Online Comment Tool.
Please use the following resources when preparing your public comment for the Wisconsin Wolf Plan:
December 1, 2022 Fireside Chat: Wisconsin Wolf Management Plan Overview (Part 1)
December 15, 2022 Fireside Chat: Wisconsin Wolf Management Plan Overview (Part 2)
It is vital to put the following talking points into your own words. These are simply meant as a guide:
DNR TO HOST VIRTUAL LISTENING SESSION FOR PROPOSED WOLF MANAGEMENT PLAN
The Wisconsin DNR is holding a public listening session for the proposed Wolf Management Plan on as part of the public review and comment period. This listening session is an additional opportunity for anyone interested to provide input on the proposed plan while the public review and comment period remains open until Feb. 28.
DNR staff will give a brief overview of the plan, and the public comment period will immediately follow. To make sure we hear from everyone who registers to speak, staff will not be addressing questions.
Registration is required by noon CST on Feb. 6 for anyone wishing to provide comment on the proposed plan during the listening session. Registrants will speak in the order of which they’ve signed up, and each speaker will have two minutes.
WHAT: Proposed Wolf Management Plan Listening Session
WHEN: Tuesday, February 7th @ 4:00 PM
WHERE: Register in advance to speak via Zoom.
WATCH LIVE: Members of the public who do not wish to provide testimony during the hearing and only want to listen can watch a live feed of the hearing on the DNR’s YouTube channel. After the event, the recording will be accessible on YouTube for on-demand viewing.