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Peninsula State Park observation tower to close immediately due to safety concerns
FISH CREEK, Wis. - The observation tower located in Peninsula State Park, known as Eagle Tower, will be closed immediately because of public safety concerns related to structural deficiency issues according to Kelli Bruns, park superintendent.
Northeast District
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 4:49:17 p.m.
Timber cutting will improve Mecan headwaters
WAUTOMA - Timber cutting and the removal of invasive species in the Mecan River Fisheries Area will assist the regeneration of oak and aspen trees and leave healthier stands of red and white pines, forestry officials said.
Northeast District
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:24:00 p.m.
Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area master plan review process underway
TOMAHAWK, Wis. -- The public will have an opportunity to share their thoughts and suggestions about current and future management of the Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area at a June 4 public meeting in Tomahawk and through a public comment period through June 18.
Northeast District
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:45:29 p.m.
Will 2015 musky season produce new record from Green Bay?
Season opens in northern zone waters on May 23 GREEN BAY, Wis. -- While size and bag limits are the subject of frequent discussion among many anglers, there's one group of fishing enthusiasts who are relatively unaffected by such matters: musky hunters.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:03:48 p.m.
Northern anglers encouraged to measure and count this Memorial Day weekend
MADISON -- There's great fishing in store on northern Wisconsin lakes this Memorial Day weekend and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is encouraging visiting anglers and returning cabin owners to familiarize themselves with some updated rules before heading out for walleye.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:03:48 p.m.
Great Lakes Photo Contest winners announced
MADISON -- Six photographers from Wisconsin earned top honors for their entries in the Department of Natural Resources' seventh annual Wisconsin's Great Lakes photography contest.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:03:48 p.m.
State Natural Resources Board to consider deer quotas, panfish and trout rule revisions at May 27 meeting
MADISON - Requests to approve the antlerless deer harvest quota for the 2015 deer hunting season, update inland trout size and bag limits, and apply new panfish regulations on approximately 100 lakes are among the issues the state Natural Resources Board will take up at its May 27 meeting in Madison.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:03:48 p.m.
This holiday, campers urged to get firewood where they burn it
MADISON - State forest health specialists remind campers and travelers that firewood can carry harmful insects and diseases that can travel with firewood if it is moved around the state.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:03:48 p.m.
Final comment period begins for Wisconsin Beaver Management Plan
MADISON - Wisconsin's Beaver Management Plan is nearly complete, and those who wish to play a role in beaver management are encouraged to attend a public meeting or provide feedback before June 22.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:03:48 p.m.
Proposed revisions to Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act open for public comment
Changes will be subject of June 2 public hearing in Madison MADISON - The public will have an opportunity to review and comment on proposed revisions to rules for how the Department of Natural Resources seeks and considers public input and evaluates and discloses the environmental impacts of pending projects at a June 2 public hearing.
Weekly News
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:03:48 p.m.
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