Special Technical Sessions
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 ~ 4:45-5:45 pm
Agenda subject to change.
Many of our lake and riverine communities have been impacted recently by flooding from extreme rain events. This session will bring together people from both northern and southern Wisconsin with expertise to share what they know about dealing with extreme weather and the preparations we can make in our communities to mitigate the effects of any future events. Ten-minute presentations followed by discussion time with the panel.
Shiba Kar, Assistant Professor and Sustainable Energy Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Cathy Techtmann, Environmental Resource Specialist, Extension Iron County
John Reimer, Assistant Director of the Dane County Land & Water Resource Department
Be part of the NR193 Surface Water Grants code revision process. The goals for the process include supporting management at the watershed scale, uniting programs under a consistent code, updating the program to current standards and allowing for performance standards. By the end of March the code should be open for public comment, followed by public hearings in mid-April, with Spring 2020 as the target for rule promulgation. Your input is important, join us.
Presenter: Alison Mikulyuk, Lakes & Rivers Team Leader, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Implementing aquatic invasive species prevention actions at boat landings beyond Clean Boats Clean Waters can involve additional coordination and problem solving. This session will lead a discussion among interested stakeholders to connect interested parties, identify common issues, and to develop solutions that help groups implement these practices on the landscape.
Mike Engleson, Director, Wisconsin Lakes
Tim Campbell, AIS Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Extension at UW-Madison
Cathy Higley, Vilas County
Andrew Teal, Bayfield County
Anna Cisar, Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc.