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CWD sampling plan in place for 2015-16 deer hunting season
MADISON, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect samples for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2015 archery and gun hunting seasons.
South Central District
Friday, October 09, 2015 9:13:00 a.m.
Fall events at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center
HORICON, Wis. -Migration is in full swing and both birds visitors are flocking to Horicon Marsh. Visit the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center's new Explorium or join DNR staff and local organizations for upcoming fall activities.
Central Office
Friday, October 09, 2015 9:00:00 a.m.
Urban Wildlife Damage Abatement and Control Grants are now available
MADISON- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for the Urban Wildlife Damage Abatement and Control Grant Program. The program provides financial assistance to designated urban communities for the development of long-term management solutions to reduce conflicts with white-tailed deer and/or Canada geese.
Central Office
Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:18:14 p.m.
DNR to hold Willow River State Park dam public information meeting October 20
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - A public information meeting regarding the Little Falls Dam in Willow River State Park will be held at the Hudson Town Hall, 980 County Road A, St. Croix County on Tuesday, October 20, beginning at 6 p.m. A drawdown of the Little Falls Flowage was recently completed to address structural deficiencies in the Little Falls Dam.
Central Office
Thursday, October 08, 2015 12:00:00 a.m.
Wetland Mitigation Bank Proposed in Monroe County
Tomah,Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has received a proposal to restore and enhance wetlands to create a wetland mitigation bank in the town of Tomah, Monroe County.
South Central District
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 6:50:29 p.m.
Proposed development of travel plaza may result in the incidental take of rare lizard and turtle
MADISON -- The construction of a truck stop in Columbia County may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare turtle and lizard under a permit 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.
Central Office
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 12:49:00 p.m.
Public meeting set on dredging in Two Rivers Outer Harbor
GREEN BAY - The state Department of Natural Resources has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the proposed disposal of dredged material from the Two Rivers outer harbor federal navigational channel.
Northeast District
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 2:27:08 p.m.
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.
Last revised: Sunday, July 12, 2015

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