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A rare Wisconsin songbird flies into the record books again
MADISON - Wisconsin conservation biologists are eagerly awaiting the return of Kirtland's warblers, hopefully including an Adams County bird that flew to fame in 2015 when researchers found it wintering 1,500 miles away in the Bahamas.

Weekly News
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:26:37 a.m.

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Citizen scientists asked to lend their ears for frog and toad conservation

Annual Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey starts in April

MADISON - Each spring for the past 35 years a small army of citizen scientists (or froggers, as they proudly call themselves) head out into the darkness to survey seasonal wetlands, marshes, lakes, and rivers to help DNR conservation biologists document the breeding calls of frog and toads throughout Wisconsin.

Weekly News
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:26:36 a.m.

Wisconsin's National Archery in the Schools Program tournament to be held in the Dells
MADISON - Nearly 1,600 of Wisconsin's youth archers are set to gather March 29-30 to aim for top honors at the 2019 Wisconsin National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament at Wisconsin Dells.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:26:35 a.m.
Public hearings provide opportunity to provide feedback for proposed aquaculture rule
MADISON - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will host a public hearing to collect feedback regarding a permanent rule pertaining to aquaculture Monday, March 18.
Central Office
Friday, March 15, 2019 12:08:15 p.m.
Public hearings provide opportunity to provide feedback for proposed permanent catfish rule
MADISON - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will host public hearings to collect feedback regarding a proposed permanent rule pertaining to catfish harvest.
Central Office
Friday, March 15, 2019 11:59:39 a.m.
Spring snowmelt and rain can contaminate wells; well owners encouraged to be vigilant as the seasons change
MADISON - Warming temperatures, snow melt, rain and lingering frozen ground can create conditions that may affect private wells and drinking water.
Central Office
Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:33:37 p.m.
Last ice shanty removal deadline is Sunday, March 17
MADISON -- Ice anglers are reminded that the last deadline to remove permanent ice shanties from state waters is this Sunday, March 17, when shanties must be removed from waters north of Highway 64 and all other outlying waters by the end of the day. Warm temperatures and rain in the forecast could complicate removal so state officials are urging anglers not to wait until the deadline.
Central Office
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:13:21 p.m.
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DNR assists Town of La Pointe after fire destroys Madeline Island's only firehouse
WASHBURN, Wis. - A firehouse on Madeline Island was ablaze.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:45:09 p.m.

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Rare plant known only in Wisconsin gets a boost from UW-Whitewater students
WHITEWATER, Wis. - Deep in a laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, students are carefully tending seedlings of one of Wisconsin's rarest plants in new efforts to assure its future in the face of threats ranging from flooding, to competition from invasive plants, to hungry deer.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:45:08 p.m.

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Black bear management plan open for public comment beginning March 25
MADISON - Wisconsin wildlife officials will accept public input on a revision to Wisconsin's black bear management plan beginning March 25.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:45:07 p.m.

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