Thursday, February 23rd, 6:00-9:00 pm, UW Green Bay, Phoenix Room C
A public educational forum will be held to discuss current mining law in Wisconsinand current legislation proposed in the state legislature. The Forum is sponsored by the Brown County Conservation Alliance, the Green Bay Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Penokee Hills Education Project from Ashland, Wisconsin.
Panelists will include:
George Meyer, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation and past Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Mic Isham, Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) Board of Commissioners chairman and Lac Courte Oreilles tribal council officer
Jennifer Giegerich, Legislative Director of the League of Conservation Voters
Each of the panelists will have 25 minutes of presentation about their expertise. The second half of the program will be dedicated to a question and answer portion led by the moderator. The audience is encouraged to ask the panelists questions about the regulations of mining and the legislation that is currently being debated in the Senate. Verbal and written questions will be accepted