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Draft Master Plan for state Glacial Lake Grantsburg properties out for Public Review
Wildlife and natural areas topic of July 7 open house SPOONER, Wis. - The public has an opportunity to review and provide comments on a draft master plan for three wildlife area properties in Burnett County at an upcoming open house meeting, or comment by mail, or online. Topics addressed in the master plan include management objectives for recreation and resource protection.
Central Office
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 11:40:55 a.m.
Dam failure causes Paradise Springs pond to drain at southern Kettle Moraine
EAGLE, Wis. - A dam that formed the trout pond at Paradise Springs in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest failed earlier this week and the pond has drained. Water had undermined the water control structure for the dam and is flowing under it and through the outlet.
Southeast District
Friday, June 26, 2015 1:01:55 p.m.
Technical review and draft environmental impact statement for proposed Waukesha water diversion to receive public hearing
MADISON, Wis. - The city of Waukesha's application to divert water from Lake Michigan for municipal needs appears to meet key technical requirements, according to a draft technical review by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Central Office
Thursday, June 25, 2015 9:16:56 a.m.
Public comment sought for program guidance related to motorized road access on department-owned lands
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources owns and maintains thousands of miles of roads, and as a result of Wisconsin State Statute 23.116, will be required to inventory and map all roads located on department property.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:24:12 p.m.
Operation Dry Water: DNR wardens team with locals for on-water safety outreach
Beer on board? Bad idea when it comes to safe and fun boating for all on Wisconsin's thousands of river miles and lakes.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:00:19 p.m.
Board approves updates to air permitting rules
MADISON - Final updates to rules intended to improve how the state permits air emission sources were approved by the state Natural Resources Board today.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:30:23 a.m.
Natural Resources Board approves expanded lease for Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest property
MADISON - A proposed amendment to the master plan of the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest that allows the exclusive use of an additional 225 acres to provide accessible trails and hunting opportunities for veterans at the Camp American Legion property located in Lake Tomahawk, Oneida County was approved by the state Natural Resources Board at the June 24 meeting in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 10:14:35 a.m.
Natural Resources Board approves amendments to Mud Lake Wildlife Area master plan for new shooting range
MADISON -The Natural Resources Board approved an amendment to the Columbia County Planning Group master plan at their June 24 meeting in La Crosse that will allow for the construction of an approximately 10 acre shooting range on Mud Lake Wildlife Area which is scheduled to begin during the summer 2016.
Central Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:58:02 a.m.
Learn to Hunt Deer program offered at Sandhill Wildlife Area
BABCOCK, Wis. -- Youths ages 12 through 15 with or without hunting experience, and adults, ages 16 and older who have never hunted deer before can sign up for a Learn to Hunt Deer program this fall at the Sandhill Wildlife Area.
Northeast District
Friday, June 12, 2015 12:22:48 p.m.
Student volunteers donate time and skills to help showcase all the MacKenzie Center has to offer
POYNETTE, Wis. - Visitors to the MacKenzie Center in Poynette will see some bright new signs and beautiful landscaping adorning the center's entrance, thanks to a dedicated group of Poynette High School students.
South Central District
Friday, June 12, 2015 11:48:59 a.m.
Last revised: Thursday, June 04, 2015

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