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New Rib Mountain State Park shelter grand opening Sept. 29
WAUSAU, Wis. - The public can attend a ribbon cutting and grand opening for a new nearly 3,000-square foot three-season enclosed park shelter at Rib Mountain State Park that will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 29.

Central Office
Friday, September 23, 2016 2:13:46 p.m.
DNR offers guidance in wake of regional flooding; visitors to parks and forests encouraged to check conditions
MADISON, Wis. - Heavy rains in many Wisconsin counties this week have affected private property owners and state properties as well.
Central Office
Friday, September 23, 2016 1:40:55 p.m.
CWD sampling plan in place for Vernon and Crawford counties for 2016-17 deer hunting seasons
VIROQUA, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing within Vernon and Crawford counties during the 2016 archery and gun hunting seasons.
South Central District
Friday, September 23, 2016 9:16:08 a.m.
Horicon Marsh in October: archeology, waterfowl and cranes
HORICON, Wis. - Visit Horicon Marsh in October and experience amazing fall migrations and some great family-friendly programs.
Central Office
Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:44:53 p.m.
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Sturgeon Fest marks another milestone in efforts to restore lake sturgeon to Milwaukee River
NEWBURG, Wis. - Gliding gently around their tanks in a trailer near the banks of the Milwaukee River, some 1,100 young sturgeon await the day when they'll swim free in the waters of Lake Michigan.

Weekly News
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:42:48 p.m.
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Fish ferry serves endangered mussels well on the Wisconsin River
PRAIRIE DU SAC - Nearly 15 years after state and federal biologists first used bass and walleye to deliver endangered freshwater mussels to their new home on the Wisconsin River, biologists from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and other state and federal agencies have returned to find good news.

Weekly News
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:42:48 p.m.
Updated Wisconsin land cover mapping project breaks new ground
MADISON - A new and modernized view of Wisconsin's land cover is now available to the public for use in multiple ways including forest management, conservation and urban planning and particularly in providing effective customized habitat and deer management plans for as many landowners as possible.
Weekly News
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:42:48 p.m.
Help DNR staff monitor Wisconsin's wolf population - become a volunteer carnivore tracker today
MADISON - Wisconsin's wolf monitoring program relies upon volunteers from around the state who help track animals each winter, and people interested in playing a key role in wildlife management are encouraged to sign up for one of a number of clinics offered statewide.
Weekly News
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:42:48 p.m.
August 2016 wildlife survey results for a number of species now available
MADISON - Survey results from the August 2016 Wisconsin Wildlife Surveys are now available.
Weekly News
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:42:48 p.m.
New Off-Highway Motorcycle Program Begins October 1, 2016
MADISON - When Gov. Scott Walker signed 2016 Wis Act 170 into law, the new Off-Highway Motorcycle Program was created for Wisconsin. Under Wisconsin Statutes, the OHM Program begins on Oct. 1, 2016.
Weekly News
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:42:48 p.m.
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