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Coordination and close attention to detail leads to safe moose rescue in northern Wisconsin
MADISON - Coordination between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, U.S Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services, and Canadian National Railroad led to the safe rescue of a moose entangled in wire near a train track outside of Phillips, Wis.
Weekly News
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:34:11 p.m.
A number of helpful resources are available to help hunters make sure they are ready to use electronic registration
MADISON - In the first year when Wisconsin is using electronic registration as the sole method for hunters to register a deer they have harvested, state wildlife officials have provided hunters with a number of convenient options to consider.
Weekly News
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:34:11 p.m.
Fall stocking well underway during third year of Wisconsin Walleye Initiative
MADISON -- Fall walleye stocking is well underway as part of the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative, with some 355,000 of the 6 to 8 inch extended growth walleye now distributed primarily in northern lakes.
Weekly News
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:34:11 p.m.
Increase in pheasant broods and production should provide for another exciting ring-necked pheasant hunting season
MADISON - Pheasant broods and production both saw an increase this year, and the Oct. 17 pheasant hunting opener signals another exciting year in the field for upland bird hunters.
Weekly News
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:34:11 p.m.
First harvest certificates are a great way to remember your time in the outdoors for years to come
MADISON - Hunters and trappers of all ages who harvest their first deer, turkey, bear, bobcat, otter, fisher, or simply have a great first year in the field are encouraged to check out the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' selection of first harvest certificates.
Weekly News
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:34:11 p.m.
Head to Crex Meadows this fall for an exciting bike tour, guided crane tours, and brand new bird club
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - With crane migration in full swing and autumn leaves becoming more beautiful each day, fall is a great time to head to Crex Meadows Wildlife Area and take part in a brand new bird club and fall bike tour.
Northwest District
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:53:35 p.m.
CWD sampling plan in place for 2015-16 deer hunting season
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2015 archery and gun hunting seasons. Hunters who harvest an adult deer within Eau Claire, Clark or Jackson counties are being asked to consider submitting a sample from the deer for chronic wasting disease testing.
Northwest District
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:05:00 p.m.
Okauchee Lake public access site scheduled to re-open
OCONOMOWOC, Wis. - The Department of Natural Resources will re-open the Okauchee Lake public access site beginning Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The public access site is located in the village of Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and was closed this summer for construction.
Southeast District
Thursday, October 01, 2015 3:07:58 p.m.
Printing industry signs Green Tier Charter to enhance sustainability
Visual Impressions first printer to join Representatives from the Great Lakes Graphics Association, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association and Flexographic Technical Association signed the charter along with Mark Aquino, Office of Business Support and External Services director for the Department of Natural Resources at Visual Impressions, Inc.'s facility in Milwaukee. Visual Impressions is the first printing company to join the charter.
Central Office
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:00:00 a.m.
Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center October Programs
HORICON, Wis. - Fall migration is in full swing and the brand new Horicon Marsh Explorium is officially open. After visitors have learned more about the marsh's storied history, they can participate in some of the other events Horicon has to offer. Each October event is free and does not require advance registration.
South Central District
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:00:00 a.m.
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