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Celebration set for restored Andy Krakow public fishing area
MONTELLO, Wis. -- The public is invited to a celebration this Friday to mark the completion of the improved Andy Krakow Public Fishing Area and the reconstruction of the dam at Buffalo Lake in Montello.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:53:18 p.m.
Warblers return to Wisconsin: top tips for enjoying these colorful songbirds
MADISON - Birdwatchers and outdoors lovers should get ready for the bright colors, melodic songs and chip-chipping of Wisconsin's long distance migrant warblers, who will soon return home from their warm winter haunts. The parade of songbirds gives downstate birdwatchers a few weeks of sensory thrills before many of these tiny warblers settle into their nests in the Northwoods and Canada's boreal forest.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:53:18 p.m.
Seven steps to add native plants to your yard to benefit birds and wildlife
Live online chat set on native plants for noon to 1 p.m. May 5 MADISON - With warmer weather luring people out to their yards, state conservation biologists say now is the time to consider adding native plants to their property to welcome birds, bees and other wildlife.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:53:18 p.m.
From crawler harnesses to crankbaits: get set for fishing season opener with tips from DNR experts
MADISON -- What's your plan for the fishing season opener this Saturday, May 2? For the best bite in town, join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fisheries experts as they tackle your questions in an online chat starting at noon Wednesday, April 29.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:53:18 p.m.
Electronic deer and bear registration will provide additional convenience to hunters while keeping time-honored traditions alive
MADISON -- After a successful 2014 pilot program, deer and bear hunters in Wisconsin will be able to electronically register their harvest during 2015 hunting seasons.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:53:18 p.m.
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is Saturday, May 2
MADISON -- If you don't like the weather, wait five minutes - a saying as true in Wisconsin as it is anywhere where wildfires have their own seasons.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:53:18 p.m.
Application deadline to host a gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities is June 1
MADISON -- Sponsors and landowners interested in hosting a gun hunt for deer hunters with disabilities are reminded that the application deadline is June 1. The 2015 disabled deer hunt will be held Oct. 3-11.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:53:18 p.m.
DNR Secretary's Award goes to long-time St. Croix Valley conservation leader "Buck" Malick
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- Clarence "Buck" Malick, who has long been a conservation leader in the St. Croix Valley, is the Department of Natural Resources Secretary's Director Award 2015 recipient.
Northwest District
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:31:24 a.m.
Collegiate rowing regatta scheduled for Devil's Lake May 2-3
DEVIL'S LAKE STATE PARK, Wis. - Anglers heading to Devil's Lake State Park this coming weekend for the inland lakes fishing opener will be treated with an unusual sight, a major national collegiate rowing competition.
South Central District
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:36:29 a.m.
Prescribed burn proposed for Havenwoods State Forest in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE--The Department of Natural Resources is proposing to conduct a prescribed burn in the Havenwoods State Forest in Milwaukee late this month or early May. The amount of acreage burned will vary depending on weather conditions.
South Central District
Monday, April 27, 2015 2:24:15 p.m.
Last revised: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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