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DNR Standards 1052 and 1053 (Non-Channel and Channel Erosion Mat)

The DNR Conservation Practice Standard 1052 (Non-Channel Erosion Mat) and Standard 1053 (Channel Erosion Mat) were revised through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process. Revision to the standards included minor updates relating to formatting, references, and terminology in response to public comments.  The final revised standards are now available on the DNR storm water construction technical […]

New Team – Call for Members!

Notification Seeking Experts for Work Team to Develop a Technical Standard for Verification of Features in Silurian Bedrock\Karst Areas Volunteer technical experts are needed to serve on a Work Team to create a technical standard for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) related to verification of features in Silurian Bedrock\Karst Areas.  Criteria […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-96

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-96 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards (CPS) and Wisconsin Construction Specifications (WCS) Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and […]

Open for Comment – DNR Erosion Mat Standards 1052 and 1053

The DNR technical standard 1052 (Non-Channel Erosion Mat) and standard 1053 (Channel Erosion Mat) have been revised and are available for comment through October 9, 2018.  These standards are being revised through the Standards Oversight Council Minor Process.  Comments related to these draft documents should be sent to:  DNRTechnicalStandards@Wisconsin.gov.  Please indicate in the subject line which […]

DNR 1009 Rain Garden

DNR Conservation Practice Standard 1009 Rain Garden, created through the SOC Modified Process, is now available.  The Rain Garden Standard 1009 dated September 2018 was created based on the 2003 “Rain Garden – A How to Manual for Homeowners” (originally created by the UW-Extension and DNR).  This manual is also being updated and is expected […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-95

WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 -11- TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-95 Purpose. To provide a focus on the application of nutrient management, the awareness of risk assessment, and to place the incentive for nutrient management on positively impacting nutrient balancing. Explanation of Changes. Wisconsin Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) Notice Wl-72 provided policy for […]

DNR 1057 Trackout Control Practices

The DNR technical standard 1057 Trackout Control Practices (formerly named Stone Tracking Pad and Tire Washing) has been updated through the SOC Full Process. Broad Review of the draft was completed last fall, and comments from eight individuals were received and reviewed.  The Trackout Control Practices standard was updated to include a suite of tracking […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-94

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-94 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications: Field Operations Emissions Reduction (Code 376) – Aligned with national standard […]

NRCS Update: FOTG Notice WI-93

The following technical standards were revised via the SOC Minor Process. WISCONSIN FIELD OFFICE TECHNICAL GUIDE 450 – 11 – TECHNICAL GUIDE FOTG NOTICE Wl-93 Purpose. Revisions to Wisconsin Conservation Practice Standards and Wisconsin Construction Specifications (WCS) Effective Date. This notice is effective upon receipt. Explanation of Changes. Section IV: Conservation Practice Standards and Specifications : Roof Runoff Structure (Code 558) – The […]

NRCS CPS 582 Open Channel – Open for Comment

The NRCS Conservation Practice Standard (CPS) 582, Open Channel, has been revised and is available for comment through June 18, 2018.  This standard is being revised through the Standards Oversight Council Modified Process. Wording was revised to provide clarity and to add criteria for conversion to a two-stage ditch.  This standard was updated in compliance with […]