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Department of Natural Resources releases final environmental impact statement for Estabrook Dam
MADISON- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has completed the environmental impact statement to address the necessary operating order for the Estabrook Dam, based on Milwaukee County's decision to repair the structure and add a fish passage.
Central Office
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 1:54:56 p.m.
DNR-funded study identifies trace amounts of salmonella, rotavirus in small sample of Kewaunee wells
MADISON, Wis.- As part of a DNR-funded study, test results reported late Monday afternoon show the presence of salmonella and/or rotavirus in 11 private Kewaunee County wells.
Northeast District
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 5:23:42 p.m.
Head to the MacKenzie Center May 18-19 for the third annual Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo
POYNETTE, Wis. - School groups are encouraged to join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff at the MacKenzie Center May 18-19 for the third annual Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo.

Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
DNR spring fisheries surveys signal great opportunities on waters statewide

Editors' Note: The following fisheries team members are available to talk about regional fishing opportunities for the general inland season opener May 7 in various regions of the state.

Inland fishing season opens May 7
MADISON, Wis. - Warming temperatures throughout Wisconsin this week should make for a great bite when the general inland fishing season gets underway on Saturday, May 7.

Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to host online bear chat May 19 at noon
MADISON - Those interested in learning more about bears in Wisconsin are encouraged to join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources experts for an online chat Thursday, May 19 at noon.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
Entries sought for Wisconsin Wild Turkey, Pheasant, and Waterfowl Stamp design contests
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin artists will have until July 22 to submit artwork for the 2017 Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Waterfowl Stamp Design Contests. Funds derived from stamp sales contribute to the restoration and management of thousands of acres of important wildlife habitat.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
Celebrate the return of migratory birds and the Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial
MADISON, Wis. -- The month of May marks the return of many migratory birds to Wisconsin, and events throughout Wisconsin will give attendees an opportunity to learn more about conservation, bird-related recreation, and 100 years of Migratory Bird Treaty protection.

Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
DNR seeks information from communities on Forestry Division headquarters relocation
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking information from communities as it develops a proposal for consideration by the Governor and Legislature to relocate the Division of Forestry Headquarters.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
Natural Resource Technology and Erin Meadows Farms Enter 30 Day Public Comment Period for Green Tier
Public comment period begins on two applications to Wisconsin's Green Tier Program
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
Preston Cole, Kurt Thiede, Thomas Bernthal gain recognition for natural resources leadership
MADISON, Wis. - Preston D. Cole, former chair and current member of the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board, and Kurt Thiede, deputy secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, have received high honors from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources, while Tom Bernthal, DNR wetland monitoring and assessment coordinator, has earned a national award for his efforts to advance innovative wetlands research.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:50:07 p.m.
Last revised: Friday, February 19, 2016

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