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Public meeting set to discuss proposed landspreading of dredge materials in the Town of Waterford
TOWN OF WATERFORD - The Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss the Waterford Waterway Management District's proposed landspreading of dredged material within the Town of Waterford. The meeting will be on November 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the Waterford Town Hall, 415 N. Milwaukee Street in Waterford.
Central Office
Friday, October 19, 2018 12:06:24 p.m.
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Celebrate Wisconsin's working forests during Forest Products Week

[EDITOR'S ADVISORY: This news release has been updated to correct the photo caption.  Wisconsin's forest products industry generates $24.1 billion annually.]

MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker has proclaimed the third week in October (October 21-27, 2018) as Forest Products Week. The week recognizes the people who work in and care for our forests, the businesses that create forest products and the many ways forest products contribute to our lives.

Central Office
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:04:09 p.m.

Deer dumpster available for Juneau County deer hunters
MAUSTON, Wis. - Deer hunters in Juneau County will have a new disposal site for deer carcasses this season, thanks to the collaborative efforts of area sportsmen and conservation groups.
Central Office
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:24:10 p.m.
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2018 Wisconsin ring-necked pheasant season opens Oct. 20
MADISON - The longtime and popular tradition of pheasant hunting in Wisconsin will again take center stage when the fall 2018 pheasant hunting season opens statewide at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. The season will run through Jan. 6, 2019.

Weekly News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 12:56:46 p.m.

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Oct. 31 deadline to buy sturgeon spearing licenses
MADISON - The deadline to purchase licenses for the 2019 Lake Winnebago sturgeon spearing season is Oct. 31, with state biologists forecasting great opportunities to land the fish of a lifetime.

Weekly News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 12:56:45 p.m.

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Join in the fun Oct. 27 at Wild Rose Fish Hatchery open house and lake sturgeon presentation
Open house runs 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; "Indigenous Perspectives on Lake Sturgeon" set for 4 p.m.
WILD ROSE - Families and fish enthusiasts of all ages will want to visit Wild Rose Fish Hatchery one last time on Oct. 27 for an open house, fun fishing-related activities, and a presentation by a Menominee tribal elder on "Indigenous Perspectives on Lake Sturgeon."

Weekly News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 12:56:44 p.m.

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Halloween events at Wisconsin state parks, forests and wildlife education centers
MADISON - There will be multiple opportunities for costumed Halloween revelers to hike along trails lit by jack-o-lanterns or other luminaries, some with visits from "non-scary" costumed wild creatures, and then enjoying hot cider 'smores and other treats around bonfires at Wisconsin State Park properties October 19, 20 and 27. Many of the events also offer games, arts and crafts, storytelling and music.

Weekly News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 12:56:43 p.m.

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Lured by a chainsaw, now honored for using one to benefit State Natural Areas
Beloit man recognized for work restoring prairies
MADISON - A dozen years after Ron DeGraff investigated the sound of chainsaws coming from a State Natural Area near his property, the Beloit man has won a volunteer award for spending hundreds of hours behind a chainsaw clearing invasive plants and restoring wildflowers at the site.

Weekly News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 12:56:42 p.m.

Public comment period opens for Interim Forest Management Plans
MADISON - Four interim plans that will guide the management of forest resources of state-owned properties are now available for review and comment from October 15-29, 2018. Interim plans guide forest management on properties until formal master plans are completed.
Central Office
Monday, October 15, 2018 3:02:32 p.m.
Head to Mead Wildlife Area in October for the annual Spooktacular and Food Drive event
MILLADORE, Wis. - Celebrate the arrival of fall and head to the Stanton W. Mead Education and Visitor Center Area in October for the annual Spooktacular and Food Drive.
Central Office
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 3:57:23 p.m.
Last revised: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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