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Fawn season! Admire from afar, mom is near
MADISON - State wildlife officials remind outdoor enthusiasts the best way to enjoy Wisconsin's whitetail fawns being born now through early July is from afar because their mother is nearby even though you don't see her.

Central Office
Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:26:41 p.m.
DNR finalizes lead service line replacement program: application deadline approaching
MADISON, Wis. - Following a public comment period that ended May 10, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is preparing to implement its plan to make $11.8 million available to municipalities to help remove old lead service lines that bring drinking water into homes.
Central Office
Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:41:10 a.m.
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Head to Horicon Marsh for summer events
HORICON, Wis. - Warm weather has arrived at Horicon Marsh and a number of June events will help people of all ages soak in the summer sun.

Central Office
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:48:50 p.m.
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June 4-5 is Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin
MADISON - A 50th anniversary celebration of Hartman Creek State Park, the grand opening of a campground at Buckhorn State Park, 20 fishing clinics across the state, an art fair along the Willow River and a discovery day and outdoor skills fest are among the events that highlight Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin on June 4-5.

Weekly News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:23:30 p.m.
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Aggressive management needed to control garlic mustard
MADISON - Many landowners, gardeners, hikers and hunters are all too familiar with garlic mustard, this invasive species can spread quickly and Wisconsin's citizens are reminded to pursue aggressive management actions when possible.

Weekly News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:23:30 p.m.
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Provide public access to the outdoors in return for incentives and technical assistance - enroll in the Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Programs today
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has received $1.3 million for continued funding of the Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program - these funds were authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill and are administered and provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Weekly News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:23:30 p.m.
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Going camping? Check ahead for firewood!
MADISON - People heading out camping this Memorial Day weekend and through the summer can do their part to protect Wisconsin's urban and wildland trees by buying and burning firewood locally, and not moving it from location to location.

Weekly News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:23:30 p.m.
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Citizens asked to submit information about problematic road crossings for turtles
MADISON -- With the spring breeding season starting for many Wisconsin turtle species, Department of Natural Resources conservation biologists are asking citizens to submit their observations of where turtles and other wildlife are crossing roads, as well as where they're seeing turtle carcasses.

Weekly News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:23:30 p.m.
Deadline to enroll properties in October deer hunt for hunters with disabilities is June 1
MADISON -- Wisconsin landowners are reminded of an excellent opportunity to help other hunters enjoy Wisconsin's outdoors and sponsor a deer hunt for hunters with disabilities. The deadline for sponsor applications is June 1.
Weekly News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:23:30 p.m.
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New plant invaders to watch for and report in 2016

Weekly News
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:23:30 p.m.
Last revised: Thursday, May 12, 2016

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