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DNR News Releases

Landowners with over 160 acres who want a DMAP property visit in 2018 must submit application before March 1
MADISON - Landowners with at least 160 acres who are interested in receiving a site visit in 2018 from wildlife and forestry professionals through the Deer Management Assistance Program are reminded to submit an application before March 1.
Central Office
Thursday, February 22, 2018 3:50:49 p.m.
Environmental review of the City of West Allis project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
WEST ALLIS, Wis.- The City of West Allis is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system. The project entails the removal and replacement of lead service lines throughout the city.
Central Office
Thursday, February 22, 2018 3:00:42 p.m.
Feb. 24 Yellowstone Lake State Park candlelight event cancelled
BLANCHARDVILLE, Wis. - A candlelight ski and hike scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24 at Yellowstone Lake State Park has been cancelled because of a forecast for rain or freezing rain and poor trail conditions as a result of recent rain and flooding that occurred at the park.
Central Office
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:15:02 p.m.
Recent rainfall, flooding may contaminate wells
Well owners encouraged to be vigilant
MADISON -- Recent heavy rainfall, mixed with warming temperatures, snow melt and lingering frozen ground can create conditions that may affect private wells and drinking water across central and southern Wisconsin.
Central Office
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:38:14 p.m.
Environmental review of City of Fond du Lac project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Fond du Lac, Wis.- The City of Fond du Lac is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system. The project entails the replacement of lead service lines throughout the city.
Central Office
Friday, February 16, 2018 12:53:43 p.m.
DNR unveils updated renewal notice format for boats, ATV/UTVs, snowmobiles and off-highway motorcycles
MADISON, Wis.-Much like annual renewals for cars and trucks, customers renewing registrations for their boat, ATV, UTV, snowmobile or off-highway motorcycle in 2018 will now receive renewal postcards, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced. The postcards replace the letters that have previously been sent.
Central Office
Thursday, February 15, 2018 11:02:08 a.m.
Environmental review of City of Waukesha project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
WAUKESHA, Wis. - The City of Waukesha is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system. The project entails water main installation and abandonment and connecting new water mains on W. Main Street, North West Avenue, and Maple Avenue with existing mains at Clinton Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Central Office
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 3:19:48 p.m.
Cougar sighting verified in Washington County
MADISON- Video footage of a large cat submitted by landowners in Washington County has been verified by Department of Natural Resources biologists as a cougar.
Central Office
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 9:46:59 a.m.
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Horicon Marsh nest box seminar set for March 3
HORICON, Wis. - For Wisconsin's birds, nesting season is just around the corner - join Department of Natural Resources staff and guest speakers Saturday, March 3 at Horicon Mash Education and Visitor Center for a close look at many of our feathered friends.

Central Office
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:02:20 p.m.
Secretary Dan Meyer today announced new leadership appointments at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
DNR Deputy Secretary Kurt Thiede is leaving the administration for a chief of staff position at the EPA's Region 5 office in Chicago. Ed Eberle, the current assistant deputy secretary, is appointed to the deputy secretary's role and Patrick Stevens, now the division administrator for the agency's Environmental Management division, is appointed as the new Assistant Deputy Secretary.
Central Office
Monday, February 12, 2018 2:09:37 p.m.
Last revised: Sunday, December 10, 2017

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