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Head to Crex Meadows in February and March for a number of fun events
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Winter weather means fun winter events at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area - join Department of Natural Resources staff and the Friends of Crex for upcoming events in February and March.
Northwest District
Monday, January 23, 2017 11:45:05 a.m.
Parking vouchers for Lapham Peak candlelight hike going fast
Must have a voucher to enter the event this year... limited to 450 vehicles DELAFIELD, Wis. - People interested in attending a candlelight hike this year being sponsored by the Friends of Lapham Peak are running out of time to pick up a parking voucher for the event, which will be held from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28.
Central Office
Saturday, January 21, 2017 2:27:52 p.m.
Nordic Trail Jan. 21 candlelight ski cancelled
LA GRANGE, Wis. - A candlelight ski scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Nordic Trail in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest has been cancelled due to icy conditions and standing water on trail sections.
Central Office
Saturday, January 21, 2017 2:17:21 p.m.
Master planning efforts set to begin for Totogatic Wildlife Area
MADISON - Master planning efforts are set to begin for Totogatic Wildlife Area, and the public is encouraged to provide input at a Feb. 2 town hall in Hayward.
Central Office
Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:48:46 p.m.
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Namekagon Barrens Wildlife Area is a great place to see sharp-tailed grouse - reserve a viewing blind today
SPOONER, Wis. - Namekagon Barrens Wildlife Area, located in far northwest Wisconsin, home to Wisconsin's largest population of sharp-tailed grouse, will host sharp-tailed grouse viewing opportunities this spring.

Central Office
Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:45:49 p.m.
Aerial spraying to control gypsy moth caterpillars planned at Devil's Lake State Park this spring
BARABOO, Wis. -- Aerial spraying to control gypsy moth caterpillars is planned for 246 acres at Devil's Lake State Park this spring.
Central Office
Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:41:35 p.m.
Horicon Marsh in February: All About Owls
HORICON, Wis. - Anyone with an interest in learning more about owls is encouraged to head to Horicon Marsh in February for two fun and educational owl-related events.
Central Office
Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:36:31 p.m.
Bridge replacement may result in the incidental take of state threatened mussel
MADISON -- The replacement of the U.S. Highway 63 bridge over the Mississippi River may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare mussel under an authorization 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.
Weekly News
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:41:45 p.m.
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Volunteer workdays help burn calories while caring for state natural areas
An easy way to live up to your resolution to get more exercise in 2017
MADISON - Looking to make good on your new year's resolutions to get outside and get more exercise? Join in volunteer workdays at more than two dozen state natural areas to help care for and enjoy some of Wisconsin's most pristine public lands.

Weekly News
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:41:45 p.m.
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No license required during DNR's Free Fishing Weekend on Jan. 21-22
Ice anglers urged to use caution, check DNR website for possible event schedule changes
MADISON - Wisconsin's winter Free Fishing Weekend is a great time to discover the fun of ice fishing or introduce family and friends to this hard water recreation.

Weekly News
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:41:45 p.m.
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