Natural Resources Board to Discuss Deer Farm Fence Regulations

Proposed rules related to captive deer farm fence regulations and cisco (lake herring) harvest in Lake Superior are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets Aug. 3 in Ashland. The board will also be asked to approve the master plan for the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway and approve a request to initiate the rule-making process related to runoff management and non-point source performance standards for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. The regular business meeting will begin at 8:30 am Aug. 3, at the AmericInn, 3009 Lakeshore Drive E, Ashland. The complete August board agenda is available by searching the DNR website,, for keyword “NRB” and clicking on the button for “view agendas.” Board meetings are webcast live. People can watch the meeting over the internet by going to the NRB agenda page of the DNR website and clicking on webcasts in the Related Links column on the right. Then click on this month’s meeting. After each meeting, the webcast will be permanently available on demand.

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