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Community Information Meeting on Future of Sturgeon Spearing

State of Sturgeon Spearing
What: Community Information Meeting on Future of Sturgeon Spearing
When: Monday January 22, 20247 PM-8 PM Central
Where: Stockbridge High School Gym, 110 School St, Stockbridge, WI 53088 Why: This event will give the public the chance to hear more about the potential listing of the lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act and the potential effects on WI sturgeon management and the annual spearing season. Federal and State officials will give an update on efforts already underway to prevent this listing and what the next steps are in the process.
Additionally, representatives from Sturgeon for Tomorrow and local fishing clubs around the Winnebago system will be able to talk about the roles they have played in the WI conservation success story of lake sturgeon management and the negative impacts an ESA listing would have on them and their communities.
Finally, members of the public will get a chance to ask questions about the potential listing, its effects, or efforts underway.
Who:
Rep. Gallagher staff
Rep. Grothman? and staff
Sen. Johnson and staff?
Sen. Baldwin and staff?
Rep. Bodden
State Legislators
Sturgeon For Tomorrow Representatives
Local Fishing Clubs Members
Public