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Draft amendment proposal for Northern Highland American Legion State Forest Master Plan available for public review and comment through September 17
MADISON - A draft amendment proposal for the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest Master Plan is available for public review and comment through Sept. 17.

Northwest District
Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:33:28 a.m.
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Lake Trout season closure in Apostle Islands region
BAYFIELD, Wis. -- Lake Trout fishing in Lake Superior has been exceptionally good this season. So good that harvest quotas have been reached requiring the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to close the lake trout season for sport and charter anglers at 11:59 p.m. on August 20, 2017 in the Apostle Island region (WI-2) of Lake Superior.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:44:48 p.m.
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Pick your favorite park for recreation activities in the 2017 Gold Seal Contest
MADISON - It may be the peak of summer, but people have an opportunity to vote for their favorite Wisconsin State Park system property for winter recreation. That is one of the 10 categories in the 2017 Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Gold Seal Award contest.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:44:48 p.m.
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Wisconsin Bat Festival swoops into Milwaukee Aug. 26
Live bat shows, interactive displays, bat houses and more
MILWAUKEE - The public can see bats from around the world up close, including one with a six-foot wingspan, and enjoy hands-on activities and interactive displays at the Wisconsin Bat Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory "The Domes" in Milwaukee.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:44:48 p.m.
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Grosbeaks Galore: Birds on Your Landscape workshop will help landowners learn more about managing their land for migratory birds
MADISON -- People have up until August 25 to sign up for an upcoming workshop on how to better attract migratory birds to their property. The next Grosbeaks Galore: Birds on Your Landscape workshop will be held Sept. 9 in Baileys Harbor. Early-bird registration closes Aug. 25 for this opportunity for landowners to learn how to manage their land to attract and benefit migratory birds.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:44:48 p.m.
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Deer hunters with disabilities are encouraged to sign up for a sponsored hunt before Sept. 1 deadline
MADISON -- Eligible hunters who are interested in participating in the 2017 gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities are encouraged to contact a land sponsor to sign up for a hunt before the Sept. 1 hunter participation deadline.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:44:48 p.m.
Wisconsin Recycling Excellence Award nominations accepted through August 31
MADISON - The nomination period is open for the Wisconsin Recycling Excellence Awards offered by the Department of Natural Resources.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:44:48 p.m.
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Sept. 1 marks opener for mourning dove, early teal and early goose hunting seasons
MADISON - Migratory game bird hunters are reminded that Friday, Sept. 1 marks the opener for Wisconsin's mourning dove, early teal and early goose hunting seasons.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 4:44:48 p.m.
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DNR Secretary's Award goes to Seneca businessman and long-time conservationist Jay Greene
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Jay Greene, a local businessman and long-time supporter of conservation issues in western Wisconsin, is the Department of Natural Resources 2017 Secretary's Director Award recipient.

Central Office
Monday, August 14, 2017 1:41:29 p.m.
Citizen Advisers to celebrate Menominee River restoration
MARINETTE, Wis. - Years of planning and a series of massive environmental repair projects are coming to fruition as the restoration of the lower Menominee River and historic Menekaunee Harbor nears completion. It's time to celebrate.
Northeast District
Monday, August 14, 2017 11:59:06 a.m.
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