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West Nile Virus detected in ruffed grouse
MADISON -- West Nile virus was detected in three of 16 ruffed grouse that were found sick or dead and submitted by the public to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource for testing from October through December 2018.

Weekly News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:24:25 p.m.

Public meetings for Winnebago System sturgeon management
OSHKOSH, Wis. - The public can learn more about the status of the lake sturgeon population in the Winnebago System at three upcoming public meetings.
Weekly News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:24:24 p.m.
DNR surface water grant deadlines approaching
MADISON - Time is running out to meet a Feb. 1, 2019, deadline to apply for nearly $4 million in grant funding for surface water management. The grants are awarded to local units of government, lake and river organizations and nonprofit organizations to support efforts to protect or improve water quality and aquatic habitat and manage aquatic invasive species.
Weekly News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:24:23 p.m.
Applications available for urban nonpoint source and storm water management planning grants
MADISON- Cities, villages, towns, counties, regional planning commissions, tribal governments and special purpose lake, sewage, or sanitary districts have until April 15, 2019 to submit applications for funding to help reduce urban nonpoint source pollution and help manage storm water.
Weekly News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:24:22 p.m.
2019 Keep Wildlife Wild Poster Contest
MADISON - The inaugural Keep Wildlife Wild poster contest has officially begun - students currently participating in fourth through sixth grades are encouraged to submit a poster to the Department of Natural Resources.
Weekly News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:24:21 p.m.
Incidental take notice for Douglas County
MADISON - A project to improve habitat for piping plovers in Douglas County may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare beetle under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the overall population of the species at risk.
Weekly News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:24:20 p.m.
DNR Secretary Cole makes first appointments to leadership team
MADISON - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole today announced the first appointments to his leadership team.
Central Office
Friday, January 11, 2019 3:01:23 p.m.
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135,202 harvest authorizations issued for 2019 spring turkey hunt
Bonus spring turkey harvest authorizations go on sale March 18
MADISON - There were 135,202 successful applicants who received 2019 spring wild turkey harvest authorizations following completion of the application drawing.

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Tuesday, January 08, 2019 2:48:01 p.m.

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Bald eagle watching events take off in January
Sauk Prairie Bald Eagle Watching Days Jan. 18-19
MADISON - Bald eagle lovers can watch up to three rehabilitated eagles released to the wild, see other eagles perching or soaring above the Wisconsin River, and view eagles up close indoors during live raptor shows as the 33rd annual Bald Eagle Watching Days lands Jan. 18-19 in Sauk Prairie.

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Tuesday, January 08, 2019 2:48:00 p.m.

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Bald eagle nests soar to a new record and Walworth County gets its first documented nest
MADISON - Wisconsin's bald eagle population continues to reach new heights as 2018 nest surveys revealed a record number of nests statewide and Walworth County confirmed its first documented nest in at least a half century, according to results released in the 2018 Wisconsin Bald Eagle Nest Survey.

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Tuesday, January 08, 2019 2:47:59 p.m.

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