Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Education about and conservation of state and national natural resources

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislation or rules related to the protection or management of Wisconsin's land, air and water resources and wildlife.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
GM
George Meyer
W7303 Cty Hwy CS
Poynette, WI 53955-9690
(608) 516-5545
georgemeyer@tds.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
George Meyer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 3
Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 9

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Protects water quality and fish and wildlife habitat important to anglers
Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: catch and release bass and muskellunge fishing.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 6

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Current statutory restrictions did not have public input and should be repealed
Assembly Bill 7
Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: designating a portion of the Brunsweiler River as a wild river.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Protects fish and wildlife habitat on a largely undeveloped river
Assembly Bill 83
Assembly Bill 83
Relating to: issuing annual fishing licenses to certain resident disabled veterans.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 109

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Recognizes heroic sacrifices of disabled veterans
Assembly Bill 84
Assembly Bill 84
Relating to: membership of the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Assures continued input on conservation decision-making by farmers and hunters, anglers and trappers. Consistent with historical practices
Assembly Bill 138
Assembly Bill 138
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Highest Priority Legislation of Sportsmen and Women. Reduces gubernatorial policial influence in conservation decisionmaking. Also better assures continuity in agency leaders and having leaders with natural resources backgroun
Assembly Bill 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: the possession of green skins of fur-bearing animals, the tagging of traps, and the sale, purchase, bartering, and trade of wild animals and their carcasses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Updates antiquated laws related to the harvest and sale of fur
Assembly Bill 162
Assembly Bill 162
Relating to: regulating the transportation of aquatic plants and aquatic animals, the administration of federal funds for the control and eradication of noxious weeds, the placement of vehicles, seaplanes, watercraft, and other objects in navigable waters,...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Will protect additional lakes and streams from aquatic invasive species and will thereby protect fish and wildlife habitat and water quality.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
Relating to: the minimum age for hunting and for possessing a firearm, restrictions on hunting and on possessing a firearm while hunting, establishing a hunting mentorship program, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
A crtitically important bill for the future of hunting and sound resource management in the state
Assembly Bill 250
Assembly Bill 250
Relating to: regulation of persons who sell dogs or operate animal shelters or animal control facilities, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 90

Other
Notification Date
9/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The WWF strongly opposes the inhumane treatment of animals, but initially opposed the bill due to its regulation of sporting dog breeders, the authors worked with us and others. We do not have opposition to the sub. amendment LRB 0095/2
Assembly Bill 256
Assembly Bill 256
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
While strongly supporting windpower, the Wildlife Federation opposes this bill because it fails to require the adoption of siting standards protecting migratory birds.
For
Notification Date
5/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
We support Substitute Amendment 1 to AB 256. Our concerns with wind turbine impacts on migratory bird and bat patterns are address in the substitue amendment. The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation is a strong supporter of wind energy generation.
Assembly Bill 371
Assembly Bill 371
Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The proposed changes will cause disruptions to other the majority of bear hunters, archery deer hunters, grouse hunters and small game hunters and private landowners. These proposals are on this April's spring hearing questionaire
Senate Bill 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Portects water quality and fish and wildlife habitat important to anglers and hunters
Senate Bill 6
Senate Bill 6
Relating to: designating a portion of the Brunsweiler River as a wild river.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 7

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Protects fish and wildlife habitat on a largely undeveloped river
Senate Bill 12
Senate Bill 12
Relating to: the operation of motorboats, other than personal watercraft, at slow-no-wake speed within a given distance of the shoreline of a lake.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 31

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Protects fish and wildlife habitat in the near shore area and reduces conflict with near shore boat and shore anglers
Senate Bill 47
Senate Bill 47
Relating to: designating portions of the Totogatic River as a wild river.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Protects fish and wildlife habitat on a largely undeveloped river
Senate Bill 48
Senate Bill 48
Relating to: catch and release bass and muskellunge fishing.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Current statutory provisions did not have public input from anglers and should be repealed
Senate Bill 110
Senate Bill 110
Relating to: regulation of certain dog breeders, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Wildlife Federation opposes "puppy mills". This bill appropriately regulates those dog breeding operations that are causing problems without regulating the dog breeding operations owned by sportsmen and women which are not the problem.
Senate Bill 112
Senate Bill 112
Relating to: the possession of green skins of fur-bearing animals, the tagging of traps, and the sale, purchase, bartering, and trade of wild animals and their carcasses.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 38

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Updates antiquated laws related to the harvest and sale of fur
Senate Bill 113
Senate Bill 113
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Highest Priority Legislation of Sportsmen and Women. Reduces gubernatorial policial influence in conservation decisionmaking. Also better assures continuity in agency leaders and having leaders with natural resources background
Senate Bill 123
Senate Bill 123
Relating to: regulating the transportation of aquatic plants and aquatic animals, the administration of federal funds for the control and eradication of noxious weeds, the placement of vehicles, seaplanes, watercraft, and other objects in navigable waters,...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 55

For
Notification Date
4/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Will protect additional lakes and streams from aquatic invasive species and will thereby protect fish and wildlife habitat and water quality.
Senate Bill 167
Senate Bill 167
Relating to: the minimum age for hunting and for possessing a firearm, restrictions on hunting and on possessing a firearm while hunting, establishing a hunting mentorship program, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 39

For
Notification Date
5/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Critically important bill for the future of hunting and sound resource management in the state
Senate Bill 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 40

Against
Notification Date
5/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
While strongly supporting windpower, the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation opposes this bill because it fails to include a requirement for the state to set siting standards to protect migratory birds.
For
Notification Date
5/7/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The bill has been amended to start the process to protect migratory bats and birds. The Federation otherwise is a strong proponent of wind power
Senate Bill 208
Senate Bill 208
Relating to: regulation of persons who sell dogs or operate animal shelters or animal control facilities, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The WWF strongly opposes the inhumane treatment of animals, but initially opposed the bill due to its regulation of sporting dog breeders, the authors worked with us and others. We do not have opposition to the sub. amendment LRB 0095/2.
Senate Joint Resolution 10
Senate Joint Resolution 10
Relating to: the dissolution of state funds and accounts and prohibiting the state from changing the purpose of any state fund or program revenue appropriation account (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
This constitutional amendment will protect the fish and wildlife stamp accounts from being diverted away from habitat and stocking purposes.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Water Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Water Quality

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

NR 1, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, and 19. These rule changes related to hunting, trapping, captive wild animals, dog training, nuisance animal removal and license issuance
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 1, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, and 19. These rule changes related to hunting, trapping, captive wild animals, dog training, nuisance animal removal and license issuance

Register Number: 624 (1/1/2008)
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 10 relating to establishing general rule authority for the department to open state trail properties to hunting by posted notice.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 10 relating to establishing general rule authority for the department to open state trail properties to hunting by posted notice.

Register Number: 624 (1/1/2008)
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 10, relating to seasons and daily bag limits for migratory game bird hunting.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 10, relating to seasons and daily bag limits for migratory game bird hunting.

Register Number: 629 (5/15/2008)
For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 121, 142, 811 and 820, and creates Chapter NR 143, relating to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 121, 142, 811 and 820, and creates Chapter NR 143, relating to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

Register Number: 633 (10/1/2008)
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 20, pertaining to fishing regulations on inland waters.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 20, pertaining to fishing regulations on inland waters.

Register Number: 624 (1/1/2008)
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 207, relating to implementation of the state’s antidegredation policy.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 207, relating to implementation of the state’s antidegredation policy.

Register Number: 628 (4/15/2008)
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 27, relating to the removal of trumpeter swans from the list of Endangered Species and the removal of osprey from the list of Threatened Species.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 27, relating to the removal of trumpeter swans from the list of Endangered Species and the removal of osprey from the list of Threatened Species.

Register Number: 630 (6/15/2008)
For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 52, relating to access on properties purchased in whole or in part
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 52, relating to access on properties purchased in whole or in part

Register Number: 624 (1/1/2008)
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relates to the State Wildlife Grants Program.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Relates to the State Wildlife Grants Program.

Register Number: 621 (9/15/2007)
For
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

relating to thermal standards for Wisconsin surface waters
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
relating to thermal standards for Wisconsin surface waters

Register Number: 0 (12/12/2007)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-111
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 140, Wis. Adm. Code, revising existing state groundwater quality standards
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 140, Wis. Adm. Code, revising existing state groundwater quality standards

Register Number: 617 (5/15/2007)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-102
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 25, relating to commercial fishing in outlying waters and the minimum catch requirement for licensees.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 25, relating to commercial fishing in outlying waters and the minimum catch requirement for licensees.

Register Number: 632 (8/15/2008)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-016
Other
Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

amy regulations relative to deer hunting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
amy regulations relative to deer hunting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Any pproposal related to increase youth hunting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any pproposal related to increase youth hunting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Any proposals relating to hunting, fishing and trapping in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposals relating to hunting, fishing and trapping in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Better regulation of CWD on captive deer farms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Better regulation of CWD on captive deer farms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Climate Change Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Climate Change Legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Enhance Shooting Range Protection Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enhance Shooting Range Protection Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Expansion of regulations related to turkey hunting with dogs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of regulations related to turkey hunting with dogs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Forest harvest revenue from DNR lands
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Forest harvest revenue from DNR lands

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Funding for increase youth hunting, fishing and trapping skills
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for increase youth hunting, fishing and trapping skills

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Great Lakes Compact implementation rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Great Lakes Compact implementation rules

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Green Fur Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Green Fur Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Increased protection of Endangered Species
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increased protection of Endangered Species

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Managed Forest Law hunting access
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Managed Forest Law hunting access

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Managed waterfowl hunts on DNR lands
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Managed waterfowl hunts on DNR lands

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Modification of the goose hunting regulations relating to the Horicon,External and Collins Marsh Zone
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modification of the goose hunting regulations relating to the Horicon,External and Collins Marsh Zone

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resource Board appointment of DNR Secretary
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Natural Resource Board appointment of DNR Secretary

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Phosphorus reduction in dishwater detergents
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Phosphorus reduction in dishwater detergents

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Property tax treatment of voluntary wetland restoration
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property tax treatment of voluntary wetland restoration

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Reduce mercury in products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reduce mercury in products

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regulation of ballast water discharges on the Great Lakes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of ballast water discharges on the Great Lakes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regulations relating to hunting, fishing and trapping on Ice Age Trail Lands and park lands
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations relating to hunting, fishing and trapping on Ice Age Trail Lands and park lands

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regulations relating to hunting, fishing and trapping on Stewardship purchased land
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations relating to hunting, fishing and trapping on Stewardship purchased land

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regulations relative to the management of the timber wolf in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations relative to the management of the timber wolf in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Revised bobcat regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revised bobcat regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Revised groundwater quantity legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revised groundwater quantity legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

State support for the delisting of the wolf from the federal endangered and threatened species list
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State support for the delisting of the wolf from the federal endangered and threatened species list

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Supplementary funding for fish and wildlife account
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supplementary funding for fish and wildlife account

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The banning of baiting and feeding of deer
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The banning of baiting and feeding of deer

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

waterfowl regulations---2009
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
waterfowl regulations---2009

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wetlands enforcement protection law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wetlands enforcement protection law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Youth hunting mentor law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Youth hunting mentor law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Ballast Water legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ballast Water legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

ballast water regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ballast water regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Better access and disclosure of Stewardship Fund purchased lands
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Better access and disclosure of Stewardship Fund purchased lands

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Climate Change legislation and rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Climate Change legislation and rules

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Fall hunting turkeys with dogs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fall hunting turkeys with dogs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Great Lakes Compact implementation legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Great Lakes Compact implementation legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Improvement in Groundwater Protection Law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improvement in Groundwater Protection Law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Lowering the age for youth hunting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lowering the age for youth hunting

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Modifying regulations on the sale and use of green furs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifying regulations on the sale and use of green furs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Need for better enforcement measures for wetland fill violations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Need for better enforcement measures for wetland fill violations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

nonpoint regulation and funding including manure runoff
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
nonpoint regulation and funding including manure runoff

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Requirement for an up or down vote on Natural Resource Board members in a reasonable time
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requirement for an up or down vote on Natural Resource Board members in a reasonable time

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Stewardship Fund Need to manage public lands
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stewardship Fund Need to manage public lands

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

VHS rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
VHS rules

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$17,874.33
2009
July - December
$26,100.36
2010
January - June
$8,775.04
2010
July - December
$2,271.36
Total $55,021.09
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
205.00
2009
July - December
228.00
2010
January - June
240.00
2010
July - December
64.00
Total 737.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
368.00
2009
July - December
530.00
2010
January - June
412.00
2010
July - December
128.00
Total 1438.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the minimum age for hunting and for possessing a firearm, restrictions on hunting and on possessing a firearm while hunting, establishing a hunting mentorship program, and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
30 %
2009
July - December
50 %
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 37 %
Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
20 %
Total 2 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
30 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 25 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures