DNR News Releases
CWD sampling plan in place for 2015-16 deer hunting season
MADISON, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect samples for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2015 archery and gun hunting seasons.
South Central DistrictFall events at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center
Friday, October 09, 2015 9:13:00 a.m.
HORICON, Wis. -Migration is in full swing and both birds visitors are flocking to Horicon Marsh. Visit the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center's new Explorium or join DNR staff and local organizations for upcoming fall activities.
Central OfficeUrban Wildlife Damage Abatement and Control Grants are now available
Friday, October 09, 2015 9:00:00 a.m.
MADISON- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for the Urban Wildlife Damage Abatement and Control Grant Program. The program provides financial assistance to designated urban communities for the development of long-term management solutions to reduce conflicts with white-tailed deer and/or Canada geese.
Central OfficeDNR to hold Willow River State Park dam public information meeting October 20
Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:18:14 p.m.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - A public information meeting regarding 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 Tuesday, October 20, beginning at 6 p.m. A drawdown of the Little Falls Flowage was recently completed to address structural deficiencies in the Little Falls Dam.
Central OfficeWetland Mitigation Bank Proposed in Monroe County
Thursday, October 08, 2015 12:00:00 a.m.
Tomah,Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has received a proposal to restore and enhance wetlands to create a wetland mitigation bank in the town of Tomah, Monroe County.
South Central DistrictProposed development of travel plaza may result in the incidental take of rare lizard and turtle
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 6:50:29 p.m.
MADISON -- The construction of a truck stop in Columbia County may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare turtle and lizard under a permit 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 OfficePublic meeting set on dredging in Two Rivers Outer Harbor
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 12:49:00 p.m.
GREEN BAY - The state Department of Natural Resources has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the proposed disposal of dredged material from the Two Rivers outer harbor federal navigational channel.
Northeast DistrictHead to Crex Meadows this fall for an exciting bike tour, guided crane tours, and brand new bird club
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 2:27:08 p.m.
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - With crane migration in full swing and autumn leaves becoming more beautiful each day, fall is a great time to head to Crex Meadows Wildlife Area and take part in a brand new bird club and fall bike tour.
Northwest DistrictCWD sampling plan in place for 2015-16 deer hunting season
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:53:35 p.m.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2015 archery and gun hunting seasons. Hunters who harvest an adult deer within Eau Claire, Clark or Jackson counties are being asked to consider submitting a sample from the deer for chronic wasting disease testing.
Northwest DistrictOkauchee Lake public access site scheduled to re-open
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:05:00 p.m.
OCONOMOWOC, Wis. - The Department of Natural Resources will re-open the Okauchee Lake public access site beginning Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The public access site is located in the village of Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and was closed this summer for construction.
Thursday, October 01, 2015 3:07:58 p.m.
Last revised: Thursday, June 04, 2015