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Crex for Kids Camp
Grantsburg, WI - A unique outdoor experience that introduces youth ages 8 through 12 to the fun of the outdoors is being offered at Crex Meadows Wildlife Area.
Northwest District
Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:56:36 p.m.
WILD Women Workshop: Firearm Safety, August 8 at Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
GRANTSBURG, Wis. -- Women 18 or older can take part in a unique outdoor experience that introduces them to basic firearm safety, handling, and target shooting during an upcoming workshop at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area.
Northwest District
Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:56:11 p.m.
Trapper education workshop offered at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area
GRANTSBURG Wis. - A trapper education workshop will be held at the Department of Natural Resources Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area north of Grantsburg on Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 2015. First-time trappers are reminded that they are required to complete a trapper education course before buying a trapping or patron's license.
Northwest District
Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:53:24 p.m.
Kids in Kayaks course at Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Parents looking for opportunities to get their children outside this summer can introduce them to the sport of kayaking at a Kids in Kayaks program at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area on Saturday, August 15, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Northwest District
Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:39:42 p.m.
Head to Horicon for grand opening of Explorium at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center
EDITOR'S NOTE: Media tours of the new Explorium at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center will be available during the week of Aug. 3-7. To schedule a visit, please contact Bret Owsley, DNR Horicon area supervisor at 920-210-2451.
Central Office
Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:31:48 p.m.
Department of Natural Resources announces temporary drawdown of the Dassow Roller Mill Dam
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis- The controlled drawdown of the Dassow Roller Mill Dam began on July 27 and is expected to remain drawn down until early August, if not sooner, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Southeast District
Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:37:20 p.m.
Draft master plan for nine DNR properties within Northern Kettle Moraine Region Wildlife, Fishery and Natural Area Planning Group available for review before August Natural Resources Board meeting
MADISON - The draft master plan for nine wildlife, fishery and natural area properties located within the Northern Kettle Moraine Region Wildlife, Fishery and Natural Area Planning Group will be presented to the Natural Resources Board for consideration and approval at its Aug. 12 meeting in Horicon, Wis.
Central Office
Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:10:50 a.m.
Public comment period begins for Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management and Wildlife Action plans
MADISON - In order to remain eligible for funding under two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant programs and provide a framework for comprehensive fish and wildlife conservation and management in the state, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, together with many partners, has drafted updates to the Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management Plan and the Wildlife Action Plan.
Central Office
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 2:51:32 p.m.
Diving fatality reported Sunday at Devil's Lake State Park
BARABOO, Wis. - Mark R. Gant, age 53 from Oregon, Wis, died Sunday while scuba diving at Devil's Lake State Park.
South Central District
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:27:27 p.m.
Camping fees to increase at state parks and forests on July 28
MADISON -- Camping fees for Wisconsin state parks, state forests, state trails, and state recreation areas will increase beginning on July 28, 2015.
Central Office
Thursday, July 23, 2015 2:15:55 p.m.
Last revised: Thursday, June 04, 2015

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