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Just in time for the holidays and winter in the outdoors, the second edition of the Public Access Lands atlas now available

By Central Office December 16, 2015

Contact(s): Doug Haag, DNR Facilities and Lands Bureau deputy director, 608-266-2136; Sawyer Briel, DNR communications, 608-282-5334

MADISON - Whether you need a guide to plan your Wisconsin winter or a holiday gift idea for the outdoor enthusiast in your life, the second edition of the Public Access Lands atlas is the perfect fit.

"The holiday season is a good time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. The PAL atlas will give you some great ideas of places you can discover for a great outdoors winter experience this season or any time of year," said Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp.

The atlas includes DNR properties, as well as federal and county-owned lands. You can download and print these maps free of charge from your home computer.

The University Book Store's digital storefront provides a web-based option for those interested in purchasing a PAL Atlas. The original PAL Atlas, with 441 maps, two indexes and a glossary is available for $89.95. A separate PAL atlas is also available for each of Wisconsin's 72 counties for $24.95. Lastly, a DVD with over 450 pages of public lands access data is available for $5.95.

For orders using a check, a mail order form is available on the University Book Store's website. Please do not send cash or credit card information with a mail order form.

To place an order by phone using a credit card, call: 1-800-993-2665 EXT 5929. In order to simplify the purchasing process, be sure to mention the item number (099127660) in your call.

For more general information, visit and type the keyword "atlas" in the search bar. To order the Public Access Lands Atlas via DNR's website, simply click the "buy" button.

Last Revised: Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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