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DNR announces public meeting to discuss disposal of dredged materials in the town of Waterford
MILWAUKEE - The Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposal by the Waterford Waterway Management District to dispose of dredged materials from the Waterford Dam Impoundment and Tichigan Lake. The meeting is Thursday, Feb. 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Waterford Town Hall, 415 N. Milwaukee St. in Waterford. The meeting will begin with a presentation outlining the proposal. Staff with the DNR and a consultant to the Waterford Waterway Management District will be on hand to answer questions and take comments.
Southeast District
Friday, February 17, 2017 4:10:23 p.m.
DNR land sales provide opportunity to purchase state-owned properties throughout Wisconsin
MADISON - The Department of Natural Resources is offering seven state-owned parcels of land for public sale through Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Central Office
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:10:32 a.m.
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2016 Lake Michigan sportfishing harvest highest since 2012
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Lake Michigan anglers reported significantly improved results for many species in 2016, reeling in nearly 385,000 salmon and trout, including the third highest number of coho salmon since 1992.

Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
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Department of Natural Resources and Milwaukee Bucks present "DNR Nights"
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is teaming up with the Milwaukee Bucks once again for "DNR Nights."

Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
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DNR invites proposals for wetland restoration projects; $6.4 million available
MADISON -- Land trusts, conservation groups and government organizations are encouraged to apply for some $6.4 million available to fund wetland restoration projects.

Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
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Taylor Finger hired by DNR to serve as migratory game bird ecologist
MADISON - Taylor Finger has been named the new Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources statewide migratory game bird ecologist.

Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
Farmers encouraged to check wetland requirements before digging ditches or placing drain tile
MADISON -- With spring around the corner, farmers may be looking ahead to a variety of maintenance projects such as constructing new ditches or installing drain tile.
Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
2016 Wisconsin deer harvest summary now available
MADISON - With all 2016 deer hunting seasons officially closed, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff would like to thank hunters for another great season in the field.
Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
Remember wildlife and their habitat at tax time - Donations via income tax form sustain wild Wisconsin
MADISON - Each year, more than 10,000 people use tax season to donate to the Endangered Resources Fund - this simple gesture can help protect and restore endangered birds, bats, turtles, martens and more.
Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
Public meetings set on changes to northern forests master plans
MADISON -- The public will have an opportunity to review and comment on the final proposal from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for a master plan variance that will classify 75 percent of the state's northern forests as forest production areas.
Weekly News
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:55:37 p.m.
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