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March 18, 2014

MADISON - The Public Access Lands Atlas of Wisconsin, recently released by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, is now available for purchase through The University Book Store. The atlas highlights the significant increase in public access to Wisconsin lands made possible through the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program, as well as other lands open to the public for outdoor recreation.

Public Lands Atlas of Wisconsin

The University Book Store's digital storefront provides a web-based option for those interested in purchasing a Public Access Lands Atlas of Wisconsin. The original atlas, with 441 maps, two indexes and a glossary is available for $89.95. Separate atlases for each of Wisconsin's 72 counties are also available for $24.95. Lastly, a DVD with more than 450 pages of public lands access data is available for $5.95.

A mail order form [PDF] is available also on the University Book Store's website (exit DNR) for people who would like to purchasare also available e the atlas by check. People should not send cash or credit card information with a mail order form.

To place an order by phone using a credit card, call: 1-800-993-2665 EXT 5929. In order to simplify the purchasing process, be sure to mention the item number (099127660) in your call.

For more general information, search the DNR website for keyword "atlas." To order the Public Access Lands Atlas via DNR's website, simply click the "buy" button. You can also download and print the maps from your home computer.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: Images for the cover of the Public Access Lands of Wisconsin and of one of the maps are available by contacting Sawyer Briel, communications specialist, at 608-261-0751

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Runyard, 608-267-7471

Last Revised: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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