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Warming water temperatures expected to mean short, intense Wolf River sturgeon spawning
Warming water temperatures expected to mean short, intense Wolf River sturgeon spawning NEW LONDON, Wis. - Rising water temperatures in key tributaries to Lake Winnebago have touched off the annual sturgeon spawning run on the Wolf River.
Central Office
Friday, April 17, 2015 1:33:53 p.m.
La Crosse railway project may result in the incidental take of a rare species
MADISON -- The construction of a new railway project in the City of La Crosse may result in the "incidental taking" of a state endangered species under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the overall population of the species at risk.
Central Office
Friday, April 17, 2015 11:34:17 a.m.
Career of New DNR conservation warden for Sauk County goes back to grade school
Sean Neverman is walking the talk he heard in fifth grade about his 'dream' job as a state conservation warden for Sauk County.
Central Office
Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:13:32 p.m.
DNR to hold Willow River State Park dam public information meeting May 6
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - A public information meeting concerning the Little Falls dam in Willow River State Park will be held at the Hudson Town Hall, 980 County Road A, St. Croix County on Wednesday, May 6, beginning at 6 p.m.
Northwest District
Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:08:53 p.m.
Early black bear sightings in southern Wisconsin
DODGEVILLE, Wis - Black bear sightings in southwest Wisconsin within the last week have prompted Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists to point out that their visitations are becoming more common each year in southern Wisconsin.
South Central District
Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:51:48 p.m.
Inpro welcomed into DNR Green Tier program
MUSKEGO, Wis. - Inpro, a global manufacturer of interior and exterior architectural products joins other Wisconsin Green Tier companies committed to exceed the standards in environmental regulations. At a ceremony at their facility today, employees and guests celebrated the company's accomplishments and its commitment to a greener, more sustainable economy.
Central Office
Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:02:26 a.m.
Spring fish and wildlife hearing results available
MADISON - Proposals to simplify Wisconsin's inland trout fishing regulations and to improve panfish populations on 100 lakes statewide received overwhelming support by voters at the 2015 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings and Wisconsin Conservation Congress county meetings that were held in every county statewide on Monday, April 13. Voters also strongly supported increasing the possession limit for small game, setting a 9 a.m. opener for the first day of the pheasant season, and expanding waterfowl hunting opportunities by increasing the areas where hunting is allowed from boats and blinds.
Central Office
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:36:21 a.m.
Extreme fire danger leads to Red Flag Warning in 39 counties
In conjunction with the Wis. Department of Natural Resources, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for today until 8 p.m. for the following counties:
Central Office
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:23:35 a.m.
Antlerless harvest quota and permit level recommendations will be finalized at April County Deer Advisory Council meetings
MADISON - County Deer Advisory Councils are set to prepare final antlerless quota and permit recommendations during the last round of spring meetings from April 20-23, and a public comment period open through April 15 will provide an opportunity to submit feedback.
Central Office
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:43:57 p.m.
Dedication to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Oak Lake Fire, April 22
SPOONER, Wis. - To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Oak Lake Fire a kiosk will be dedicated April 22 at the Chicog Fire Hall.
Northwest District
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 9:02:45 a.m.
Last revised: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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