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25 Work*Play*Earth Day events scheduled for 2015
MADISON - People can celebrate Earth Day while helping out and enjoying Wisconsin state park, forest, trail and wildlife properties during the seventh annual Work*Play*Earth Day. Volunteer events are sponsored by the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks and Department of Natural Resources properties. The events will be held April 11, 18, 25 and May 2.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
State Natural Resources Board to consider 10-year turkey management plan, Ceded Territory walleye management proposal, at April 8 meeting
MADISON - A 10-year management plan for wild turkeys in Wisconsin and a request to approve an emergency rule related to walleye management in the Ceded Territory of the state and are among the issues the state Natural Resources Board will take up at its April 8 meeting in Madison.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
Revisions proposed to broad incidental take permit for activities with no or low impact to endangered resources
MADISON - A number of activities that have no or low impact on endangered or threatened plants and animals will be added a broad incidental take permit and authorization, under a Department of Natural Resources proposal currently open for public comment.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
Sanjay Olson named DNR Land's Division administrator
MADISON - The Department of Natural Resources has appointed one of its most well respected and experienced leaders to head the agency's Land Division staff. DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp today announced the appointment of Sanjay Olson as administrator. Olson had served as deputy Land Division Administrator since 2011.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
A strong year of turkey production in 2014 means hunters should look forward to another good spring hunt; join DNR experts for a spring turkey hunt chat April 7 at noon
MADISON - April marks the beginning of another spring turkey hunt, and a strong year of turkey production in 2014 means hunters should look forward to a good season.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
Village of Sussex nets $200,000 for brownfields cleanup from DNR
MADISON - The village of Sussex in southeast Wisconsin is looking to improve part of its downtown business district with the help of an award from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources brownfields program.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
Quick tips can help homeowners avoid potential bear conflicts
MADISON - Spring is right around the corner and many bears have begun to emerge from their dens. Homeowners are encouraged to take precautions to avoid potential conflicts with hungry bears.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
National Archery in the Schools state tournament will showcase more than 1,400 students from throughout Wisconsin
MADISON - The 2015 Wisconsin National Archery in the Schools Program state tournament will take place April 10-11 in Rothschild at the Central Wisconsin Convention and Expo center.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
Preliminary bobcat harvest information now available
MADISON - Preliminary harvest data from Wisconsin's 2014-15 bobcat seasons has shown that hunters and trappers harvested 274 bobcats. Preliminary data combines both state and tribal harvest information, and final harvest information should be available by mid-June.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
Listen for owls and help survey their populations
New web feature celebrates owls and their superpowers

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:49:44 p.m.
Last revised: Sunday, January 25, 2015

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