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Fall color show is underway
MADISON - Wisconsin's annual colorama is underway with some Northwoods locations reporting 5 to 15 percent color change but a few areas at nearly 25 to 50 percent peak color.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.

2018 Wisconsin Fall hunting and trapping forecasts available online
MADISON - Fall hunting and trapping seasons in Wisconsin are well underway, and a number of hunting and trapping forecasts are now available to help hunters and trappers prepare for their time in the outdoors.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.
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Fall issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources shines with the vibrant colors of autumn
MADISON - The Fall issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources is available now, and the magazine shines with the vibrant colors of autumn. That's thanks in large part to a striking six-page cover spread commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. It features the photography of Craig Blacklock from his new book, "St. Croix & Namekagon Rivers: The Enduring Gift," which captures vivid scenes from Wisconsin's own Wild and Scenic Rivers.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.

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Snake and Turtle Fest comes to Havenwoods State Forest Oct. 6
MILWAUKEE - The public is invited to come to Havenwoods State Forest on Oct. 6 for a slithery, scaly day--Snake and Turtle Fest.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.

Natural Resources Board to meet September 25-26 in Hayward
MADISON - Requests to consider an early closure to the 2018 ruffed grouse hunting season in Wisconsin and proposed revisions to rules related to elk management to allow the use of scientific data rather than a percent of population estimates to set harvest permit levels are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets September 26 in Hayward.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.
Season two of Wild Wisconsin web series launches just in time for archery and crossbow deer hunting seasons

[EDITOR'S ADVISORY: This news release was previously issued to media statewide.]

MADISON -- The world of hunting is changing, and Department of Natural Resources staff are hard at work to make sure Wisconsin's hunters have the resources they need for a safe and successful deer season.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.
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Statewide regular season duck zones open Sept. 29
MADISON - Duck hunters in the North, South and Mississippi River zones will begin another fall duck hunt one-half hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept 29.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.

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Waterfowl hunters can help stop spread of aquatic invasive species
MADISON -As Wisconsin's goose and duck seasons get underway, the Department of Natural Resources is asking for help from the state's dedicated hunters to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Just a few minutes of preventative action can protect your hunting tradition for generations to come. To help protect waterfowl habitat and populations, hunters must take these simple steps before launching into and leaving a waterbody:

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:14:35 p.m.

Environmental review of a Village of Dane project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
MADISON, Wis. - The Village of Dane is an applicant for funding through the SDWLP to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The project entails the replacement of watermains in the Village of Dane.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:36:56 a.m.
Environmental review of a Village of Grantsburg project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
MADISON, Wis. - The Village of Grantsburg is an applicant for funding through the SDWLP to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The project entails the replacement of undersized watermains throughout the Village of Grantsburg.
Central Office
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:35:50 a.m.
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