Nature Conservancy - Wisconsin Chapter, The

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Nature Conservancy is a land trust that lobbies on environmental issues.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues involving land use, WI DNR and DATCP.

Title:
Director

Contact
TH
Todd Holschbach
633 W Main St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 577-3071
(608) 251-8535
tholschbach@tnc.org
http://nature.org/wisconsin

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway b...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 58

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 50
Assembly Bill 50
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 78
Assembly Bill 78
Relating to: lead service line replacements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 226
Assembly Bill 226
Relating to: local assistance for remediating contaminated wells and failing wastewater treatment systems and award limits for contaminated well grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 69

For
Notification Date
5/23/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 338
Assembly Bill 338
Relating to: sale of public lands owned by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to the state; county management of certain state lands; merit scholarships for certain University of Wisconsin System students; the obligation of moneys for land acquisit...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/7/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 388
Assembly Bill 388
Relating to: the discharge of dredged or fill material into artificial wetlands and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 411
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: the authority of a conservation warden to enter private land and the admissibility of evidence.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 499
Assembly Bill 499
Relating to: the regulation of nonferrous metallic mining, prospecting, exploration, and bulk sampling, repealing administrative rules relating to wetlands, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 134

Against
Notification Date
10/16/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 523
Assembly Bill 523
Relating to: state agency goals for the generation or purchase of electric energy derived from renewable resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/24/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 537
Assembly Bill 537
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in state parks. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 547
Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 183

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 599
Assembly Bill 599
Relating to: determinations of navigability of a stream.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 164

Against
Notification Date
11/28/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 688
Assembly Bill 688
Relating to: establishing a Wisconsin conservation corps program, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 713
Assembly Bill 713
Relating to: conforming a floodplain zoning ordinance to a federal letter of map amendment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 881
Assembly Bill 881
Relating to: notifying well owners and counties of certain water pollution violations, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 945
Assembly Bill 945
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 946
Assembly Bill 946
Relating to: producer led watershed protection grants and transferring moneys within the environmental fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 196

For
Notification Date
2/19/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 956
Assembly Bill 956
Relating to: requirements for siting wetland mitigation, wetland mitigation banks, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/19/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Changed position to "Against" when Amendment 2 was added
Assembly Bill 1006
Assembly Bill 1006
Relating to: state health-based groundwater quality standards for certain groundwater contaminants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 48
Senate Bill 48
Relating to: lead service line replacements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 137

For
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 10

Against
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 168
Senate Bill 168
Relating to: local assistance for remediating contaminated wells and failing wastewater treatment systems and award limits for contaminated well grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/23/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 270
Senate Bill 270
Relating to: sale of public lands owned by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to the state; county management of certain state lands; merit scholarships for certain University of Wisconsin System students; the obligation of moneys for land acquisit...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/7/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 320
Senate Bill 320
Relating to: the discharge of dredged or fill material into artificial wetlands and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 395
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: the regulation of nonferrous metallic mining, prospecting, exploration, and bulk sampling, repealing administrative rules relating to wetlands, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 421
Senate Bill 421
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in state parks. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 71

For
Notification Date
10/17/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 421
Senate Bill 421
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in state parks. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 71

For
Notification Date
10/17/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 434
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: state agency goals for the generation or purchase of electric energy derived from renewable resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/24/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 475
Senate Bill 475
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regula...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/24/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 506
Senate Bill 506
Relating to: determinations of navigability of a stream.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 600
Senate Bill 600
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 601
Senate Bill 601
Relating to: conforming a floodplain zoning ordinance to a federal letter of map amendment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 242

Other
Notification Date
12/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 615
Senate Bill 615
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment for persons convicted of a crime and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
TNC is opposed to ASA 1 to SB615, the non-germaine wetlands exemption amendment added to this bill in the Assembly at the last minute
Senate Bill 648
Senate Bill 648
Relating to: establishing a Wisconsin conservation corps program, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 796
Senate Bill 796
Relating to: producer led watershed protection grants and transferring moneys within the environmental fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 816
Senate Bill 816
Relating to: requirements for siting wetland mitigation, wetland mitigation banks, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/23/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Will oppose if the companion bill amendment (A 2 to AB 956) which passed the Assembly is added to this bill.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
5/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Board of Commissioners of Public Lands
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

Notification Date
5/23/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
5/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
5/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
5/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
5/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Create Chapter NR 119, relating to phosphorus site-specific water quality criteria methodology and procedures.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Create Chapter NR 119, relating to phosphorus site-specific water quality criteria methodology and procedures.

Register Number: 679 (7/15/2012)
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Deer management, hunting, and implementation of the 2012 White-tailed Deer Trustee's Report.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Deer management, hunting, and implementation of the 2012 White-tailed Deer Trustee's Report.

Register Number: 687 (4/1/2013)
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Environmental Protection — General, Chs. 100— Revises Chapter NR 150, relating to environmental analysis and review procedures under. SS 051-14
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Environmental Protection — General, Chs. 100— Revises Chapter NR 150, relating to environmental analysis and review procedures under. SS 051-14

Register Number: 701 (6/1/2014)
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Forest tax programs (MFL and FCL)
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Forest tax programs (MFL and FCL)

SS 028_17
Other
Notification Date
6/7/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

NR 151 to 155 to establish additional performance standard(s), clarify language, modify grant criteria to reflect program priorities, and update certain provisions based on improved data.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 151 to 155 to establish additional performance standard(s), clarify language, modify grant criteria to reflect program priorities, and update certain provisions based on improved data.

Register Number: 610 (10/15/2006)
For
Notification Date
1/26/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Phosphorous site-specific water quality criteria methodology and procedures.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Phosphorous site-specific water quality criteria methodology and procedures.

Register Number: 679 (7/14/2012)
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Phosphorus site-specific water quality criteria methodology and procedures
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Phosphorus site-specific water quality criteria methodology and procedures

SS 046_12
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Repeal and recreate Wis. Adm. Code chapters: NR 190 Lake Management Planning Grants, NR 191 Lake Protection and Classification Grants, NR 192 Lake Monitoring Contracts and Citizen Lake Monitoring Network, NR 195 River Protection Grants, & NR 198 Aquatic I...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Repeal and recreate Wis. Adm. Code chapters: NR 190 Lake Management Planning Grants, NR 191 Lake Protection and Classification Grants, NR 192 Lake Monitoring Contracts and Citizen Lake Monitoring Network, NR 195 River Protection Grants, & NR 198 Aquatic I...

SS 017_16
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Revisions to chapters NR102, NR 104, NR 219 and other related permit program regulations for the purpose of updating Wisconsin’s water quality criteria for pathogens and recreational uses; and updating related WPDES permit implementation procedures for the...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Revisions to chapters NR102, NR 104, NR 219 and other related permit program regulations for the purpose of updating Wisconsin’s water quality criteria for pathogens and recreational uses; and updating related WPDES permit implementation procedures for the...

SS 125_15
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Runoff management and nonpoint source performance standards and concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rule revisions to incorporate by reference those performance standards
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Runoff management and nonpoint source performance standards and concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rule revisions to incorporate by reference those performance standards

SS 064_16
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Safe drinking water.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Safe drinking water.

Register Number: 689 (6/1/2013)
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wisconsin DNR property management regulations under NR 45, including implications to stewardship grants under NR 51
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Wisconsin DNR property management regulations under NR 45, including implications to stewardship grants under NR 51

SS 051_15
Other
Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Changes to NR 151 Manure spreading Water wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to NR 151 Manure spreading Water wells

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Funding from the Stewardship Program Funds. Lobbying members for Stewardship Funds to help purchase property around the state.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding from the Stewardship Program Funds. Lobbying members for Stewardship Funds to help purchase property around the state.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/11/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

sulfide mining, conservation funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
sulfide mining, conservation funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

mining, sulfide mines
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
mining, sulfide mines

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wetland and Waterway General permits, connectivity, culverts, bridges, arches
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wetland and Waterway General permits, connectivity, culverts, bridges, arches

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/25/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Aquatic plants, aquatic invasives, wetlands , NR 107, NR 109
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Aquatic plants, aquatic invasives, wetlands , NR 107, NR 109

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/25/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Land sales, Stewardship Funds and Program,
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Land sales, Stewardship Funds and Program,

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/7/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Natural Resources Issues Environmental Issues Water Stewardship Fund Land Protection Wetlands Forestry Parks DNR Administration DATCP DNR High Capacity wells Phosphorus Nitrates Pollution Lakes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Natural Resources Issues Environmental Issues Water Stewardship Fund Land Protection Wetlands Forestry Parks DNR Administration DATCP DNR High Capacity wells Phosphorus Nitrates Pollution Lakes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Natural resources issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Natural resources issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/2/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$10,495.76
2017
July - December
$13,850.40
2018
January - June
$12,675.00
2018
July - December
$2,268.15
Total $39,289.31
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
14.50
2017
July - December
8.00
2018
January - June
12.00
2018
July - December
2.00
Total 36.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
75.50
2017
July - December
90.50
2018
January - June
55.00
2018
July - December
11.00
Total 232.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: local assistance for remediating contaminated wells and failing wastewater treatment systems and award limits for contaminated well grants. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: sale of public lands owned by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to the state; county management of certain state lands; merit scholarships for certain University of Wisconsin System students; the obligation of moneys for land acquisition under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program; and making an appropriation (at the request of the state treasurer). (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
8 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in state parks. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in state parks. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the discharge of dredged or fill material into artificial wetlands and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: sale of public lands owned by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to the state; county management of certain state lands; merit scholarships for certain University of Wisconsin System students; the obligation of moneys for land acquisition under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program; and making an appropriation (at the request of the state treasurer). (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the regulation of nonferrous metallic mining, prospecting, exploration, and bulk sampling, repealing administrative rules relating to wetlands, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
6 %
2018
January - June
6 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 11 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 5 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
90 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures