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DNR, lake partners mobilize against starry stonewort
WAUKESHA, Wis. - Twenty-three lakes in southeastern Wisconsin have now been surveyed for the aquatic invasive species starry stonewort and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and lake partner groups intend to complete work in an additional 35 lakes this month.
Southeast District
Friday, August 28, 2015 3:54:42 p.m.
When traveling through areas with abundant wildlife, remember a few quick safety tips
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin's state parks, forests and wildlife areas are great places to experience the diversity of wildlife on our lands. As you are drive to and from these sites this fall be extra cautious, as many wildlife species are most active during dawn and dusk, traveling to and from foraging sites.
Southeast District
Friday, August 28, 2015 10:18:29 a.m.
Village of Randolph seeks approval for wastewater treatment plant improvements, public comments welcomed
RANDOLPH, Wis. - The village of Randolph has requested approval from the Department of Natural Resources for construction of improvements to its wastewater treatment plant.
South Central District
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:55:21 p.m.
Proposed pipeline maintenance may result in the incidental take of rare turtle
MADISON -- Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership pipeline maintenance in Bayfield County may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare turtle under a permit the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the overall population of the species at risk.
Northwest District
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:13:44 p.m.
Sept. 1 marks opener for mourning dove, early teal and early goose hunting seasons
MADISON -- Migratory game bird hunters are reminded that Sept. 1 marks the opener for mourning dove, early teal and early goose hunting seasons.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:32:12 p.m.
Wisconsin's Deer Management Assistance Program continues to grow
MADISON -- Following a successful launch of Wisconsin's Deer Management Assistance Program in 2014, Wisconsin landowners and land managers have continued to work closely with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to manage their properties for healthy deer and habitat.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:32:12 p.m.
DNR names Justine Hasz fisheries bureau director
MADISON -- Justine Hasz has been named fisheries bureau director for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, leading the 205 permanent staff member team responsible for fish propagation, management and angler services.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:32:12 p.m.
DNA sampling finds no evidence of Asian carp in the Fox and Milwaukee rivers in 2015
MADISON -- Ongoing surveillance efforts this summer found no new evidence of Asian carp in the Milwaukee and Fox rivers as part of work completed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:32:12 p.m.
DNR makes updated fish eating guidance available online
MADISON -- Updated fish eating guidance, Choose Wisely: A Health Guide for Eating Fish in Wisconsin [PDF], is now available online through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:32:12 p.m.
2015 Wisconsin wild rice harvest season outlook
MADISON - Wild rice abundance reports across northern Wisconsin vary regionally for the 2015 ricing season, generally ranging from average to above-average, according to state and tribal biologists. Overall, rice maturity is occurring on time - rice found within river systems is maturing slightly earlier than rice found on lakes and flowages.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:32:12 p.m.
Last revised: Sunday, July 12, 2015

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