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August 23, 2011

MADISON - Can I fish from the Minnesota side on the Mississippi with a Wisconsin fishing license? What are the rules with regards to having dogs at state parks? I missed the application deadline for fall turkey, what are my options? How does the new CWD rule work? How many people and tents are allowed per campsite? How can I get a duplicate of my hunter's safety card? Is it legal to possess a magnifying scope on a crossbow? What is the proper way to measure the length of a fish to make sure that it meets the size requirements?

These are just a few of the questions that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Call Center handles on a weekly basis.

Now, a new feature on the DNR website will highlight each week some of the frequently asked questions received and answered by the DNR Call Center. Past questions and answers will also be available as a helpful resource to others with the same question.

The DNR Call Center answers a wide variety of questions each week from Wisconsin residents and visitors. Call Center staff are available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call toll free 1-888-WDNRINFo (1-888-936-7463).

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Cosh, DNR spokesperson, (608) 2 67-2773

Last Revised: Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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