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Wild Rose State Fish Hatchery to host spring open house Saturday, April 29
WILD ROSE, Wis. - The Wild Rose State Fish Hatchery will host a spring open house event on Saturday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate the world class fisheries supported by the hatchery and the great fishing opportunities that lie ahead.
Central Office
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:50:34 p.m.
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2017 disabled deer hunt sponsor application due June 1
MADISON - Both landowners and hunters with disabilities are reminded to consider enrollment in the Gun Deer Hunt for Hunters with Disabilities Program, which helps provide opportunities for everyone to enjoy hunting in Wisconsin.

Weekly News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:06:32 p.m.
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Nine-year-old Tanner Derusha's rainbow smelt proves records come in all sizes
ASHLAND, Wis. - As proud father Dave Derusha explains it, one of the great things about fishing on Lake Superior's Chequamegon Bay is that you never know quite what you'll catch.

Weekly News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:06:32 p.m.
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Quick tips can help homeowners avoid potential bear conflicts
MADISON -- Many black bears have begun to emerge from their dens throughout Wisconsin, and homeowners are encouraged to take precautions to avoid potential conflicts.

Weekly News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:06:32 p.m.
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Wisconsin celebrates Forest Appreciation Week leading up to Arbor Day on April 28
MADISON - Celebrations across the state are taking place to celebrate Forest Appreciation Week, which is capped off by Arbor Day on Friday, April 28. Governor Scott Walker issued a proclamation recognizing Forest Appreciation Week and Arbor Day. Wisconsin has celebrated Arbor Day since 1883.

Weekly News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:06:32 p.m.
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DNR, partners support projects to expand recreational boating and angling access
FLORENCE, Wis. - Construction of a new Florence County boat launch represents one of the many ways the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources works with partners to improve access to great fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities.

Weekly News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:06:32 p.m.
Gypsy Moth Aerial Spraying to Begin in May
Western and central Wisconsin counties are scheduled to be treated for gypsy moth May through August
MADISON, Wis. - Residents of 20 western and central Wisconsin counties can expect to see and hear loud, low-flying planes as early as sunrise starting in early May. Small, yellow planes will be treating for invasive gypsy moth caterpillars. These non-native pests defoliate trees during their caterpillar stage, causing stress and potentially tree death. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection are leading the treatment efforts against the gypsy moth.
Central Office
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 2:21:18 p.m.
DNR offers guidance to shoreland property owners struggling with damage after ice out
WAUSAU, Wis. - As spring weather sets in, some shoreland property owners in Northern Wisconsin are discovering Mother Nature has changed the look of their waterfront due to shifting ice over the winter months.
Central Office
Friday, April 21, 2017 2:55:27 p.m.
Master plan variances to increase opportunities for motorized recreation proposed for two northern Wisconsin properties open for public comment through May 10, 2017
MADISON - Master plan variances for two northern Wisconsin properties, aimed at increased motorized recreation opportunities, are open for public comment through May 10, 2017.
Northwest District
Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:23:33 p.m.
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Public weekend access to Dane County shooting range starts this weekend, under county-DNR agreement
MADISON - Thanks to a state-county agreement now in its fifth year, the public again will have weekend access to the Dane County Law Enforcement Training Center Range near Waunakee on weekends from April 22 through October 29.

Central Office
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 4:07:57 p.m.
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