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Three regional master plans in northwest Wisconsin available for public review
Public open house meetings set for week of December 17
ASHLAND, Wis. - Three regional master plans covering the Northwest Sands, Northwest Lowlands, and Superior Coastal Plain property planning regions are now available for public review and comment through Jan. 6, 2019. The regions primarily consist of portions of Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Burnett, and Washburn counties with small portions in Polk, Iron and Sawyer counties.
Central Office
Thursday, December 06, 2018 3:09:25 p.m.
Head to Crex Meadows in January for a number of family-friendly events
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Get outdoors this winter with help from wildlife education programs and events at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area.
Northwest District
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 10:30:06 a.m.
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Statewide recreation plan ready for public review
MADISON - The public will have an opportunity to review and comment on the draft Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan. The plan provides guidance to public outdoor recreation policy and planning decisions and is used in allocating recreation-related grants administered by the Department of Natural Resources.

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:38 p.m.

Deadline to apply for black bear permits and spring wild turkey harvest authorizations is Dec. 10
MADISON - Black bear and wild turkey hunters are reminded to submit their applications before midnight on Dec. 10.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:37 p.m.
December and January hold additional opportunities for deer hunters
MADISON - The nine-day gun deer hunt may be over, but hunters can still participate in the muzzleloader season, archery and crossbow seasons and two antlerless-only gun hunts.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:36 p.m.
Second split in the hunting season for the south goose hunting zone provides opportunity over the holidays
MADISON - Goose hunters in the South Goose Hunting Zone are reminded that the regular goose season closed with the duck season on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 for 13 days. Goose season will reopen on Sunday, Dec. 16 and run through Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:35 p.m.
Interested applicants for County Deer Advisory Council membership encouraged to apply by January 15
MADISON - The application period for vacant County Deer Advisory Council seats is open through Jan. 15, 2019.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:34 p.m.
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While monarchs rest this winter, it's time to get busy adding habitat for their return

Get tips and learn more from new website launched by organizations working to save monarchs

MADISON - While Wisconsin monarchs rest and refuel after a 1,700-plus mile flight to their wintering grounds in Mexico, state residents can help them this winter by planting or planning habitat now and taking other actions to help monarchs.

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:33 p.m.

Submissions for 2019 Keep Wildlife Wild poster accepted beginning Jan. 2
MADISON - The Department of Natural Resources' Keep Wildlife Wild initiative is announcing its inaugural poster contest for 2019. The contest will be an annual event in the future. Students currently participating in fourth through sixth grade instruction may submit a poster for the contest.
Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:32 p.m.
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2019 Wisconsin State Park stickers on sale now
MADISON -- People looking for a holiday gift that keeps giving throughout the year can give outdoor enthusiasts access to some of the most scenic areas found in Wisconsin that offer thousands of miles of trails, hundreds of nature hiking opportunities and dozens of beaches, with a 2019 Wisconsin state park admission sticker or state trail pass.

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:38:31 p.m.

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