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February 2010

A low-salt diet for roads

Cautious drivers, new de-icers and careful applications give winter crews options to keep roads clearer and safer using less salt.

by Theresa J. Lins

In Wisconsin, winter means snow, and in the last two winters, lots of it...Read full article

Also in this issue…

© Gregory K. ScottWinter heat in the hood
Skunk cabbage gets an early start by warming up its home turf.


© Mark Milford, American Birkebeiner Ski FoundationPreparing to adapt
Researchers and resource managers suggest adjustments we'll make as climate slowly changes.


© DNR PhotoRecycling roundtable
We take a look back and ahead celebrating 20 years of recycling in Wisconsin.


Regional reads
Check out new books to enjoy both your days outdoors and the colorful lives of those who do.


© DNR PhotoA sweet treat in the season of melting snow
Syrup season offers a day outdoors to cook up science and culture and tap into a sweet lesson.


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News for Conservation Patron license holders, potential patrons and others who are interested in purchasing a fishing and/or hunting license.


cover icon Thanks for your continued support! [PDF 3.3MB]
Your investment in Wisconsin's Fish and Wildlife 2008-2009


cover icon Who Knew Three Arrows Would Change the Direction of Society? [PDF 7.8MB]
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