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Dam failure causes Paradise Springs pond to drain at southern Kettle Moraine
EAGLE, Wis. - A dam that formed the trout pond at Paradise Springs in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest failed earlier this week and the pond has drained. Water had undermined the water control structure for the dam and is flowing under it and through the outlet.
Southeast District
Friday, June 26, 2015 1:01:55 p.m.
Technical review and draft environmental impact statement for proposed Waukesha water diversion to receive public hearing
MADISON, Wis. - The city of Waukesha's application to divert water from Lake Michigan for municipal needs appears to meet key technical requirements, according to a draft technical review by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Central Office
Thursday, June 25, 2015 9:16:56 a.m.
Public comment sought for program guidance related to motorized road access on department-owned lands
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources owns and maintains thousands of miles of roads, and as a result of Wisconsin State Statute 23.116, will be required to inventory and map all roads located on department property.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:24:12 p.m.
Operation Dry Water: DNR wardens team with locals for on-water safety outreach
Beer on board? Bad idea when it comes to safe and fun boating for all on Wisconsin's thousands of river miles and lakes.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:00:19 p.m.
Board approves updates to air permitting rules
MADISON - Final updates to rules intended to improve how the state permits air emission sources were approved by the state Natural Resources Board today.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:30:23 a.m.
Natural Resources Board approves expanded lease for Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest property
MADISON - A proposed amendment to the master plan of the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest that allows the exclusive use of an additional 225 acres to provide accessible trails and hunting opportunities for veterans at the Camp American Legion property located in Lake Tomahawk, Oneida County was approved by the state Natural Resources Board at the June 24 meeting in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:14:35 a.m.
Natural Resources Board approves amendments to Mud Lake Wildlife Area master plan for new shooting range
MADISON -The Natural Resources Board approved an amendment to the Columbia County Planning Group master plan at their June 24 meeting in La Crosse that will allow for the construction of an approximately 10 acre shooting range on Mud Lake Wildlife Area which is scheduled to begin during the summer 2016.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:58:02 a.m.
100th anniversary of forest patrol aviation in Wisconsin
BOULDER JUNCTION, Wis. - Monday, June 29, marks the 100th birthday of aviation for the state Department of Natural Resources. It was on that date in 1915, that the first forest patrol flight to occur anywhere in the world took place in Wisconsin.
Weekly News
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:16:45 p.m.
Spring waterfowl survey results show good production despite challenging weather
MADISON -- The 2015 Wisconsin spring waterfowl breeding population survey indicates quality waterfowl production, despite dry conditions experienced during the survey. For all species, population counts showed no significant change from estimates compared to last year.
Weekly News
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:16:45 p.m.
Wisconsin ruffed grouse survey indicates stable population
MADISON - Ruffed grouse enthusiasts should expect bird encounters similar to last year, according to the recently completed roadside ruffed grouse survey.
Weekly News
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:16:45 p.m.
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