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DNR assessing occupied site near Ice Age Trail in Marathon County
MADISON, Wis. - The Department of Natural Resources is assessing the makeshift bunker occupied by a fugitive arrested by the Marathon County Sheriff's Department on Friday, Aug. 9.
Central Office
Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:07:16 p.m.
Sewage Spill at Peninsula State Park
FISH CREEK, Wis. - A sewage spill was detected on Tuesday, August 13th, along Crystal Springs Road within Peninsula State Park. A damaged sewer line coming from the golf course clubhouse caused the spill.
Central Office
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:47:24 p.m.
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DNR honors 27 conservation wardens for lifesaving and valor acts
MADISON, Wis. - Officials lauded 27 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conservation wardens Monday for lifesaving and valor acts ranging from providing medical assistance, battling a severe storm's blinding waves to save two stranded boaters and rescuing a trapped motorist from rising floodwaters.

Central Office
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:15:22 p.m.

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DNR to present Lake Michigan management options for public input
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will share high-priority management actions for the Lake Michigan fishery identified by charter captains, recreational anglers and other interested partners at informational meetings scheduled for Sept. 3-4, 2019. The public meetings will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the following locations:

Central Office
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:09:14 a.m.

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Lake Superior permanent rule hearing scheduled for Sept. 4 in Ashland
ASHLAND, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing to gather input on proposed permanent rules affecting Lake Superior commercial fishing regulations. The hearing will take place on Sept. 4, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Highway G in Ashland.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:24:29 p.m.

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Pick your favorite park for recreation activities in the 2019 Gold Seal Contest
MADISON, Wis. - Does the Mississippi or Lake Michigan have the most scenic bluffs? Or are they found in the Coulee Region, Baraboo Hills or Central Sands region? And what Wisconsin State Park System property offers the best views of those bluffs?

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:24:28 p.m.

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Still time to enter photo contest for 2020 Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Calendar
The December 2019 issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine will include the 2020 Friends of Wisconsin State Parks calendar.
MADISON, Wis. - There is still time for people who love to take photos and love Wisconsin State Park System properties to enter their favorite photographs in a contest to be included in the 2020 Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Calendar. The deadline for all submissions is Sept. 3, 2019.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:24:27 p.m.

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Public meeting set for Central Sand Plains Ecological Landscape regional master plan
Public comment period open through September 27
ADAMS, Wis. - The public has an opportunity to learn more about the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' regional master planning process for properties located in the Central Sand Plains Ecological Landscape. More information is available at an upcoming open house, during office hours, and online about this landscape that encompasses portions of Adams, Clark, Eau Claire, Jackson, Juneau, Monroe, Portage, Waushara, and Wood counties.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:24:26 p.m.

Public comment sought on a new rule for cooling water intake structures
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on a proposed new rule to adopt federal regulations for cooling water intake structures at wastewater treatment facilities. The public comment period opened on Aug. 12 and will continue through Sept. 18. Public hearings are scheduled on Sept. 9 and 11. An informational webinar will be held on Sept. 3.
Weekly News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:24:25 p.m.
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Bonus fall turkey harvest authorizations on-sale Saturday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m.
MADISON, Wis. - Fall turkey harvest authorizations will be available for purchase beginning Saturday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. One turkey harvest authorization will be issued to each person purchasing a fall turkey license or conservation patron license, instead of being issued through a drawing.

Weekly News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:24:24 p.m.

Last revised: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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