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In wake of regional flooding private well owners should check wells
Flooding has closed some campgrounds and trail sections
MADISON, -- Heavy rains in many Wisconsin counties last week have affected private property owners and state properties as well.
Central Office
Monday, May 22, 2017 3:24:50 p.m.
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Fawn season! Admire from afar, mom is near
MADISON - Outdoor enthusiasts fortunate to see one of Wisconsin's whitetail deer fawns, born between late April and July, are reminded by state wildlife officials to enjoy the wildlife view from afar for the fawn's safety.

Weekly News
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:41:01 p.m.
Natural Resources Board to meet May 23-24 in Madison
MADISON -- A request to approve antlerless deer harvest quotas, antlerless permit levels and a deer hunting season framework for 2017 and a request to approve the 2017 waterfowl hunting seasons are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets May 24 in Madison.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:41:01 p.m.
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Mighty musky await anglers in northern Wisconsin
WOODRUFF, Wis. -- Plenty of big fish--including a 55-inch monster in Sawyer County--await anglers planning to fish the northern musky opener May 27, based on spring netting surveys in 2017 and angler reports from recent years.

Weekly News
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:41:01 p.m.
Chart Energy & Chemicals pursues Tier 2 of Wisconsin's Green Tier
MADISON - A La Crosse company that designs and manufactures equipment used in the liquid gas supply chain has applied for participation in Tier 2 of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Green Tier program.Chart Energy & Chemicals, a subsidiary of Chart Industries, designs and manufactures cryogenic equipment used in the separation of oxygen, nitrogen and noble gases in the processing of natural gas. In addition, their distribution and storage products are fundamental to the delivery and end-use of liquid gases in many industrial and energy applications.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:41:01 p.m.
June 1 deadline to sponsor 2017 disabled deer hunt is fast approaching
Help others experience hunting and become a sponsor today
MADISON -- Sponsors and landowners interested in hosting a gun hunt for deer hunters with disabilities are reminded of the fast approaching June 1 deadline to sign up their lands for the October 2017.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:41:01 p.m.
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Submit turtle crossing reports to the DNR
MADISON -- With the spring breeding season beginning for many Wisconsin turtle species, Department of Natural Resources conservation biologists are once again asking citizens to submit their observations of where turtles and other wildlife are found crossing roads.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:41:01 p.m.
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New Field Notes newsletter gives readers unique look into Wisconsin DNR wildlife research
MADISON -- Anyone interested in learning more about wildlife research in Wisconsin, especially the Southwest Wisconsin Chronic Wasting Disease, Deer and Predator study, is encouraged to check out the brand new "Field Notes" newsletter.

Weekly News
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:41:01 p.m.
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Novice deer hunters 12 years of age and older encouraged to apply for special hunt at Sandhill Wildlife Area before June 30 deadline
BABCOCK, Wis. - Experience Wisconsin's deer hunting heritage through the Learn to Hunt Deer program at Sandhill Wildlife Area in November.

Central Office
Friday, May 12, 2017 2:28:02 p.m.
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Free Fun Weekend is June 3-4
Free fishing and free admission to state parks and trails among offerings
MADISON - Free fun is on tap June 3 and 4 for everyone in Wisconsin's great outdoors.

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017 3:29:38 p.m.
Last revised: Thursday, May 12, 2016

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