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Dane County seeks grant for acquisition of land
FITCHBURG, Wis. - Dane County has applied for a 50 percent matching grant from the Urban Green Space and Urban Rivers Grant Programs of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program to assist with the purchase of 15.3-acre parcel of land in the City of Fitchburg. Dane County will provide match to the grant award.
Central Office
Friday, December 09, 2016 1:55:30 p.m.
City of Watertown seeks grant for acquisition of land
WATERTOWN, Wis. - The City of Watertown has applied for a 50 percent matching grant from the Urban Green Space Program of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program to with the purchase of a 0.24-acre parcel of land within the city, located within Jefferson County. The City of Watertown will provide match to the grant award.
Central Office
Friday, December 09, 2016 1:50:09 p.m.
Growing interest in winter whitefish prompts Dec. 19 Green Bay meeting for ice fishing guides, stakeholders
GREEN BAY - In a few short weeks, anglers from Wisconsin and beyond will head to Green Bay to participate in a unique, world-class fishing opportunity.
Central Office
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 2:53:41 p.m.
Natural Resources Board to meet December 14 in Madison
MADISON - A request for the approval of the draft master plans for the Sauk Prairie Recreation Area and the Powel Marsh State Wildlife Area, a request to designate a new state trail and two separate rules pertaining to management of lake trout on lakes Superior and Michigan are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets December 14 in Madison.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:34:08 p.m.
Upcoming four-day antlerless and holiday hunts give hunters an additional opportunity to enjoy the outdoors
MADISON - All deer hunters with a valid antlerless tag for the county and land type they are hunting are encouraged to take advantage of additional opportunities to hunt deer in December and January.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:34:08 p.m.
DNR bobcat researchers looking for trapper assistance
MADISON - As part of the first study of its kind in Wisconsin, the Southwest Wisconsin CWD, Deer and Predator Research Project will actively monitor coyote and bobcat populations in southwest Wisconsin, and trappers and landowners are reminded of opportunities to play a key role in this study.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:34:08 p.m.
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Deadline to apply for black bear and spring wild turkey permits is Dec. 10
MADISON -Wild turkey and black bear hunters have until Dec. 10 to submit an application for 2017 hunting season permits.

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:34:08 p.m.
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Frosty wolf howls, snowflake sleuthing and cold weather camping are among the winter delights awaiting readers of the December Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine
MADISON - Searching for cozy fireside reading as the temperature begins its annual winter trek down the thermometer? Then grab something warm to drink and peruse the latest issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine (www.wnrmag.com) with us!

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:34:08 p.m.
Oak wilt confirmed in Price County
PHILLIPS, Wis. - Oak wilt, a deadly disease of oaks, has been found for the first time in Price County.
Central Office
Thursday, December 01, 2016 5:07:02 p.m.
DNR Op-Ed: Alignment effort emphasizes accountability, provides for greater efficiency in application reviews and permitting
By DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp
Central Office
Thursday, December 01, 2016 2:03:21 p.m.
Last revised: Thursday, May 12, 2016

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