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Oak wilt confirmed in Price County
PHILLIPS, Wis. - Oak wilt, a deadly disease of oaks, has been found for the first time in Price County.
Central Office
Thursday, December 01, 2016 5:07:02 p.m.
DNR Op-Ed: Alignment effort emphasizes accountability, provides for greater efficiency in application reviews and permitting
By DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp
Central Office
Thursday, December 01, 2016 2:03:21 p.m.
DNR begins implementation of major effort to better align resources with stakeholder priorities
MADISON - Following a yearlong effort to analyze staff resources and prioritize core work, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wednesday announced implementation plans for a strategic effort to better align its functions and organizational structure with the changing needs of customers and stakeholders.
Central Office
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:02:19 p.m.
Communities, groups receive grants to promote urban forests in Wisconsin
MADISON -- Thirty-three communities, nonprofit groups, and counties will share $487,578.97 in 2017 state grant dollars to promote and sustain urban forest resources in Wisconsin.
Weekly News
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:48:41 p.m.
Wisconsin's annual nine-day gun deer hunt sees increase in statewide buck harvest

[EDITOR'S ADVISORY: This news release was issued earlier today to media statewide.]

MADISON - Close to 600,000 deer hunters embraced the excitement of another nine-day gun deer season in Wisconsin, and preliminary numbers show an increase in the buck harvest, especially in the far northern counties. (More.)
Weekly News
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:48:41 p.m.
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2017 Wisconsin State Park stickers on sale Dec. 1
MADISON -- People looking for a holiday gift that keeps giving throughout the year can give outdoor enthusiasts access to some of the most scenic areas found in Wisconsin that offer thousands of miles of trails, hundreds of nature hiking opportunities and dozens of beaches, with a 2017 Wisconsin state park admission sticker or state trail pass.

Weekly News
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:48:41 p.m.
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Wisconsin's annual nine-day gun deer hunt sees increase in statewide buck harvest; opportunities for antlerless deer hunting continue through January
MADISON - Close to 600,000 deer hunters embraced the excitement of another nine-day gun deer season in Wisconsin, and preliminary numbers show an increase in the buck harvest, especially in the far northern counties.

Central Office
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:37:55 a.m.
Logging scheduled for Columbia County wildlife and fishery areas
POYNETTE, Wis. - Visitors to Mud Lake, Grassy Lake, Pine Island and Paradise Marsh Wildlife Areas in Columbia County are likely to see active timber harvests on these public properties in the near future.
Central Office
Friday, November 25, 2016 4:03:16 p.m.
Rib Mountain State Park to being accepting reservations for New Friends Gathering Space beginning Nov. 28
WAUSAU, Wis. -- Rib Mountain State Park will start accepting applications for the park's new Friends Gathering Space beginning on Monday, November 28, 2016.
Central Office
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:42:34 a.m.
Draft Sauk Prairie State Recreation Area master plan will be presented for final approval at Dec. 14, 2016 Natural Resources Board meeting
MADISON - Following a valuable public input process spanning more than three years, the draft Sauk Prairie State Recreation Area master plan will be presented for final approval at the Dec. 14, 2016 Natural Resources Board meeting.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 11:32:37 a.m.
Last revised: Thursday, May 12, 2016

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