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Natural Resources Board to meet June 25-26 in Barneveld
MADISON - Requests to consider proposed rules and framework for the 2019 Wisconsin migratory bird season, rule changes to agricultural and urban best management practices, and proposed rules for taking catfish by hand or with a bow and arrow or crossbow are among the items the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will address when it meets June 26 in Barneveld. The board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. at Deer Valley Lodge, 401 W. Industrial Drive in Barneveld.
Central Office
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:35:15 p.m.
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Create habitat, volunteer to help bees and other pollinators during Pollinator Week June 17-23
MADISON - Wisconsin has 20 species of native bumble bees, and with many of these important pollinators in decline, creating habitat for them or helping monitor their populations are two of the most important steps concerned citizens can take for Pollinator Week this June 17-23.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:00:36 p.m.

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"Rapid response" efforts to control invasive species ramp up
Prohibited plants and animals targeted for fast action upon their discovery

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:00:35 p.m.

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Additional public meeting on statewide inland trout management plan
MADISON - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff have scheduled an additional public meeting in Crivitz to review the draft statewide Inland Trout Management Plan.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:00:34 p.m.

DNR completes strategic analysis of aquatic plant management in the state
MADISON-The Department of Natural Resources has completed a Strategic Analysis of Aquatic Plant Management (APM) in Wisconsin, summarizing current information on APM and potential management alternatives. The Strategic Analysis report [PDF] will help inform decision-makers and the public about this topic and aid in the development of future APM policy.
Weekly News
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:00:33 p.m.
Public comment sought on the DNR's surface water grant program
MADISON-The public comment period to provide feedback on a proposed consolidated administrative rule governing the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' surface water grant program opened on June 17 and will continue through July 24.
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:00:32 p.m.
DNR confirms manure spill in La Crosse County
MADISON - Department of Natural Resources staff is actively assessing the impact of a manure spill that led to a significant fish kill in Bostwick Creek in the Town of Bangor (La Crosse County).
Central Office
Friday, June 14, 2019 4:00:45 p.m.
Spring rains, snowmelt and high-water tables continue to cause flooding problems across the state
RHINELANDER - Over the past several years Wisconsin has received a record-breaking amount of precipitation resulting in high water and flooding issues in several areas across the state.
Central Office
Friday, June 14, 2019 9:05:17 a.m.
Central Sand Plains Ecological Landscape public meeting cancelled
A June 18 Department of Natural Resources public meeting for the Central Sand Plains Ecological Landscape regional master plan has been cancelled. The regional planning process is on hold pending collection of additional information needed to inform the planning process.
Weekly News
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:53:27 p.m.
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Five lucky resident hunters getting ready for Wisconsin's second managed elk hunt
MADISON - Following a 30-day application period, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conducted the random drawing for four lucky residents who will have the opportunity to participate in the 2019 elk hunting season.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:53:26 p.m.

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