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September 29, 2015

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MADISON - The October issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine features "Talon a great story," which highlights the state's new bald eagle license plate to benefit endangered resources and celebrates the comeback of eagles in Wisconsin.

Swans take center stage as they stop along the Mississippi River during fall migration in "Swan songs." Find out how you can help improve your favorite state property with "Adopt a Fish and Wildlife Area program" and learn about another special place in "The beauty of Barkhausen."

Discover what students, educators and partners are raving about in "MOHEE, Yippee!" and make plans for the 2016 Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo at the MacKenzie Center.

Wisconsin is undergoing a statewide urban forest inventory in communities big and small. This effort is outlined in "Taking good ideas from Rural Wisconsin."

Ten years in Green Tier, Madison-area plastics company Placon shows why it is a shining example of a company going beyond compliance in "A decade of partnerships takes place."

Learn about William F. Grimmer, a giant in Wisconsin natural resources history, in "A portrait of a giant in wildlife management."

Two Wisconsin teens share their surprise in landing a paddlefish in "A fantastic fishing tale. The author of "A buck in the balsam" makes a discovery of his own on a November bow hunt.

The Green Bay Packers aren't the only attraction in Green Bay. Learn about Heritage Hill State Park in "Wisconsin, Traveler." Our "Back in the Day" column takes a look at a controlled hunt on Chambers Island 70 years ago that provides a lesson for modern wildlife managers. The "Wisconsin, Naturally" feature takes readers to Keller Whitcomb Creek Woods State Natural Area in Waupaca County.

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Last Revised: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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