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2015 Gold Seal Awards contest underway
Visitors can vote for their favorite state park property in 10 different categories MADISON - What Wisconsin state park offers the best beach to take Fido? How about the best park for get a workout, seeing wildflowers or family camping?
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Second phase of DNR land sales parcels available for review
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources released a list of 118 land parcels under department review in the second year of land sale efforts resulting from Wisconsin Act 20.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Monitoring shows forestry operations continue to protect Wisconsin's water quality
SPOONER, Wis. - Foresters and loggers are harvesting timber in Wisconsin following procedures that provide a high rate of water quality protection, according to monitoring the Department of Natural Resources conducted of timber harvest practices in 2013 and 2014.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine August issue pays tribute to the people behind our state parks designs
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Natural Resources Board to meet August 12 in Horicon
MADISON - Changes to Wisconsin's environmental analysis and review procedures and establishing the 2015 migratory bird hunting seasons are among the items that the state Natural Resources Board will consider when it meets August 12, 2015 in Horicon.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Grants available to help communities develop, manage urban forests
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin city, town, village, county or, tribal governments and 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations can now apply for financial help for urban forestry projects under the Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry Grant program.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Class B bear license eliminated in Wisconsin
Check online regulations or contact DNR staff and learn what this means for your hunt MADISON -- The 2015-17 Wisconsin state budget bill has passed as 2015 Wisconsin Act 55, and state law was changed to eliminate the Class B bear license and increase the Class A license application fee to $4.50.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Wildlife stamp contest winners announced
Entries on display at the Wisconsin State Fair MADISON - Talented artists from all corners of the state submitted a total of 28 pieces of wildlife artwork for this year's Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp design contest. Judging took place on Friday, July 3 and the top three pieces of artwork in each division will be on display in the Natural Resources Park at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:26:05 p.m.
Clam River Fishery Area will see improved trout habitat
SPOONER, Wis. - During the month of August, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff including the Spooner heavy equipment operations crew will be doing trout habitat improvements in the North Fork of the Clam River on the Clam River Fishery Area in southeast Burnett County.
Northwest District
Monday, August 03, 2015 1:57:08 p.m.
Escaped captive elk on the loose in Richland County
MADISON -- The state Department of Natural Resources is requesting the help of residents of Viola, Wis. and the surrounding areas to be on the lookout for two escaped ear-tagged captive elk from a local captive elk facility.
South Central District
Monday, August 03, 2015 1:23:08 p.m.
Last revised: Sunday, July 12, 2015

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