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Congratulations to all of the students who participated in this year’s annual Air, Air Everywhere Poetry Contest. The 2014 entries exceeded our expectations! Read the winning entry and poems by the runners-up. Great job everyone!

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center has new nest-cam overlooking the property's great blue heron rookery. Check it out and see what the birds are doing today.

Take Kids Fishing This Spring. No fishing rod? No problem! We have fishing equipment you can borrow at several DNR offices and state parks and facilities. There is no charge to borrow the equipment -- just enjoy your day of fishing in Wisconsin and return the equipment in the condition you found it in so the next person can enjoy it. Questions? Contact Theresa Stabo, 608-266-2272.

Protect Our Waters from Aquatic Hitchhikers. Citizens from Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota come together to protect the Great Lakes from aquatic invasive species in this short video spot. The video is a collaborative project among natural resource agencies in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota. Watch it and take action to protect our waterways this summer.

Keep Wildlife Wild. Wisconsin's year-round outdoor activities bring people outside to enjoy the natural environment and have an opportunity to view and appreciate wildlife resources. Wild animals are valued by many, and it's important to observe them at a respectful distance to keep them wild and allow for their life in the wild to continue.

10th annual Invader Crusader Awards recognize efforts in fighting invasive species. Check out the winners.

New Field Guide to Wisconsin Streams: comprehensive guide to stream plants, fishes, insects, frogs and reptiles.

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