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DNR accepting applications for Forest Fire Protection grants beginning May 1, 2016
MADISON - Wisconsin fire departments and county/area fire associations can apply for Forest Fire Protection grants from the Department of Natural Resources beginning May 1, 2016. These grants help strengthen the ability of local fire departments and county or area fire organizations to assist the DNR forestry staff in suppression of forest fires. All applications are due to the DNR by July 1, 2016.
Central Office
Friday, April 29, 2016 11:33:55 a.m.
Carp removal efforts part of spring fisheries management in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. - In much of Europe, carp are revered as table fare, gracing the menus for Easter and Christmas feasts.

Central Office
Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:49:42 p.m.
Public comment period opens for six interim forest management plans
MADISON - Interim plans guiding the management of forest resources on a number of state-owned properties across the state are now available for review and comment through May 13, 2016. The interim plans will guide forest management on the properties until formal master plans are completed.
Central Office
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:23:29 p.m.
Innovative DNR program to aid lead service line replacement
MADISON, Wis. - In a major effort to clear the way for cleaner water from the tap, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to make $11.8 million available to municipalities to help remove old lead service lines that bring drinking water into homes.
Central Office
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 2:07:45 p.m.
Head to the MacKenzie Center May 10 for a summer wildlife tour
POYNETTE, Wis. - Join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff at the MacKenzie Center May 10 from 6-8 p.m. for a summer wildlife tour.

Central Office
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 9:18:55 a.m.
Wisconsin celebrates Arbor Day Friday, April 29
MADISON -- Communities across Wisconsin this week are celebrating Forest Appreciation Week and Arbor Day, as declared by Gov. Scott Walker.

Weekly News
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:54:51 p.m.
October deer hunt for hunters with disabilities provides invaluable opportunity for hunters and landowners
MADISON -- Wisconsin landowners are reminded of an excellent opportunity to help other hunters enjoy Wisconsin's outdoors and sponsor a deer hunt for hunters with disabilities. The deadline for sponsor applications is June 1.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:54:51 p.m.
Lake Michigan stocking efforts contribute to diverse angling opportunities
MILWAUKEE - After stocking more than 2.6 million fish into the Wisconsin waters of Lake Michigan in 2015, the Department of Natural Resources is relying on recent harvest data and survey research to implement its Lake Michigan stocking plans for the coming year.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:54:51 p.m.
Gypsy moth aerial spraying to begin in May
MADISON -- Residents of 21 central and western Wisconsin counties can expect to hear and see loud, low-flying planes as early as sunrise, depending on weather conditions, starting in May. Small, yellow planes will be spraying for gypsy moth caterpillars. These invasive pests defoliate trees during their caterpillar stage, causing stress and potentially tree death.

Weekly News
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:54:51 p.m.
Three northern Wisconsin communities receive state brownfields awards
MADISON - Communities in Clark, Lincoln and Rusk counties will make good use of three Department of Natural Resources brownfields awards to help assess contamination at two former wood-processing plants and a former creamery.
Weekly News
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:54:51 p.m.
Last revised: Friday, February 19, 2016

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