DNR to host public meetings on fisheries management

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host a series of informational meetings across the state’s northeast region to educate anglers on various fisheries management topics.

This is a chance to learn how the DNR manages game species and protects and restores their habitat.

The meetings are part of a spotlight series highlighting various fisheries in Green Bay and inland waters in northeast Wisconsin. The sessions will be held in person and via Zoom from 6-8 p.m. over the next few months, giving the public a chance to meet and learn from their local DNR fishery resource specialists.

More information on these meetings, including Zoom login info, can be found on the DNR’s meetings and hearings calendar.

Scheduled hearings include the following:

• Inland Trout And Lake Management In Florence And Forest Counties; Greg Matzke, DNR fisheries biologist; Jan. 29; Wild Rivers Interpretive Center, 5628 Forestry Drive, Florence.

• Green Bay Walleye And Muskellunge Management; Jason Breeggemann, DNR fisheries biologist; Feb. 7; Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Green Bay.

• Green Bay Northern Pike And Yellow Perch Management; Tammie Paoli, DNR fisheries biologist; Feb. 12; Peshtigo DNR Field Office 101 N. Ogden Road, Peshtigo.

• Inland Trout Management In Marinette And Oconto Counties; Chip Long, DNR fisheries biologist; Feb. 19; Peshtigo DNR Field Office, 101 N. Ogden Road, Peshtigo.

• Northeast Wisconsin Trout Habitat Management; Jonathan Pyatskowit, DNR fisheries habitat specialist; Feb. 26; Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Green Bay.

• Green Bay And Fox River Area Of Concern Habitat Restoration Project Updates; Brie Kupsky, DNR Green Bay program coordinator; March 4; Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Green Bay.