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Check out Fall Events at the Mead Education and Visitor Center
MILLADORE, Wis. - On Monday evenings this fall, the Mead Education and Visitor Center will host a series of presentations about wildlife in Wisconsin. These talks, which are free and open to the public, are sponsored by the Friends of the Mead/McMillan Wildlife Areas and the Mead Education staff. The schedule is as follows:

Central Office
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:44:53 p.m.

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Statewide Regular Season Duck Zones Open Sept. 28
MADISON, Wis. - Duck hunters in the North, South and Mississippi River zones will begin another fall duck hunt one-half hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Weekly News
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:59:20 p.m.

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Waterfowl Hunters Asked to do their Part to Stop the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin hunters will be able to hit the waters soon for the 2019 waterfowl hunting season. Opening weekend for wild ducks, Sept. 28-29, also begins the fourth year of aquatic invasive species outreach to waterfowl hunters.

Weekly News
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:59:19 p.m.

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Hunters, Landowners Reminded to Check if Baiting and Feeding is Banned in their County
MADISON, Wis. - Before taking part in upcoming hunting seasons or placing feed for wildlife, hunters, landowners and wildlife enthusiasts should verify which counties currently prohibit wildlife baiting and feeding activities by searching the Department of Natural Resources website, dnr.wi.gov, for baiting and feeding.

Weekly News
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:59:18 p.m.

Natural Resources Board to meet September 24-25 in Mishicot
MADISON - Requests to consider proposed rules related to increasing the operational efficiency of and simplifying the air permit process, proposed rules related to minor changes to fishing regulations, and proposed rules related to ruffed grouse management are among the topics the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will consider when it meets September 25 in Mishicot. The board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. in the Southern/Northern Pines Room at Fox Hills Resort, 250 West Church St.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:59:17 p.m.
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Results of 2019 Wildlife Surveys Now Available
MADISON, Wis. - The public can find the latest results for a wide variety of wildlife surveys conducted in 2019 on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' website. Survey results include population surveys and estimates, harvest results and wildlife observation reports.

Weekly News
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:59:16 p.m.

Environmental Review of a Town of Shelby Project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
MADISON, Wis. - The town of Shelby is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The project involves the construction of a new well and storage tank as well as water main improvements to serve existing homes in the township.
Central Office
Monday, September 16, 2019 4:28:13 p.m.
Environmental Review of a Village of Stoddard Project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
MADISON, Wis. - The village of Stoddard is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in its public drinking water system. The project involves the replacement of water mains along Main Street, portions of Badger Street, Division Street, School Street, Cottage Street and Birch Street in the village.
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Monday, September 16, 2019 4:22:29 p.m.
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Majority of Wisconsin Public Water Systems Met Safe Drinking Water Standards in 2018; Challenges Still Exist
MADISON, Wis. - For another year, more than 99 percent of the state's public water systems provided water that met safe drinking standards, according to the 2018 Annual Drinking Water Report published by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This comes as we celebrate the Year of Clean Drinking Water, an initiative introduced by Gov. Tony Evers earlier this year.

Central Office
Monday, September 16, 2019 9:57:06 a.m.

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Chronic wasting disease sampling opportunities available for Lincoln, Langlade, Oneida, Vilas, Forest, and Florence counties for the 2019 deer hunting seasons
RHINELANDER, WIS.- In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2019 deer hunting seasons. CWD sampling options will be available to hunters across northern Wisconsin in 2019.

Central Office
Friday, September 13, 2019 11:50:32 a.m.

Last revised: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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