Public comment period will be extended through May 3
ASHLAND, Wis. – With a spring snow storm set to impact much of the state, the public open house meetings for the Superior Coastal Plain, Northwest Sands, and Northwest Lowlands Ecological Landscapes have been postponed. Concerns over safety for the public and staff traveling to the meetings drove the decision to reschedule.
The public open house meetings will be held later in April. Both meetings run from 5 to 7 p.m. and will be held:
- Tuesday, April 24, Ashland at Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Highway G
- Wednesday, April 25, Spooner at DNR Service Center, 810 W Maple St.
While the public meetings have been postponed, people can still learn more about and engage in the planning processes for Superior Coastal Plain, Northwest Sands, and Northwest Lowlands regional master plans online by searching the DNR website, dnr.wi.gov, for keywords “master planning” and selecting the ecological landscape they would like to learn about. People will also find opportunities to offer their input on the planning and management of the properties.
In addition to the opportunities to offer input online or at public meetings, people may contact DNR Planner Phil Rynish, by email at [email protected], phone at 608-266-5854, or US mail at Phil Rynish, Wisconsin DNR, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI, 53707-7921.
The public comment period for the first phase of planning will now remain open through May 3, 2018.