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Environmental review of City of Fond du Lac project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Fond du Lac, Wis.- The City of Fond du Lac is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system. The project entails the replacement of lead service lines throughout the city.
Central Office
Friday, February 16, 2018 12:53:43 p.m.
DNR unveils updated renewal notice format for boats, ATV/UTVs, snowmobiles and off-highway motorcycles
MADISON, Wis.-Much like annual renewals for cars and trucks, customers renewing registrations for their boat, ATV, UTV, snowmobile or off-highway motorcycle in 2018 will now receive renewal postcards, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced. The postcards replace the letters that have previously been sent.
Central Office
Thursday, February 15, 2018 11:02:08 a.m.
Environmental review of City of Waukesha project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
WAUKESHA, Wis. - The City of Waukesha is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system. The project entails water main installation and abandonment and connecting new water mains on W. Main Street, North West Avenue, and Maple Avenue with existing mains at Clinton Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Central Office
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 3:19:48 p.m.
Cougar sighting verified in Washington County
MADISON- Video footage of a large cat submitted by landowners in Washington County has been verified by Department of Natural Resources biologists as a cougar.
Central Office
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 9:46:59 a.m.
Keith Warnke hired as Wisconsin DNR R3 Team Supervisor
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has named Keith Warnke as the state's new R3Team supervisor.
Weekly News
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:49:01 p.m.
LEARN TO HUNT: Hunters asked to consider teaching new hunters of all ages
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Learn to Hunt coordinator says the early winter weeks February and March are ideal times to plan spring turkey Learn to Hunt events for youths, adults and families interested in nature and eating healthy.
Weekly News
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:49:01 p.m.
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Anglers re-write state fish records in catch and release and by weight categories
MADISON -- Records are made to be broken, and anglers quickly proved this truism in the first year of Wisconsin's new program recognizing catch-and-release state record fish. Traditional state records for fish by weight also fell in 2017, but the bigger story was the multiple first-time records hauled in by two anglers.

Weekly News
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:49:01 p.m.
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Horicon Marsh nest box seminar set for March 3
HORICON, Wis. - For Wisconsin's birds, nesting season is just around the corner - join Department of Natural Resources staff and guest speakers Saturday, March 3 at Horicon Mash Education and Visitor Center for a close look at many of our feathered friends.

Central Office
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:02:20 p.m.
Secretary Dan Meyer today announced new leadership appointments at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
DNR Deputy Secretary Kurt Thiede is leaving the administration for a chief of staff position at the EPA's Region 5 office in Chicago. Ed Eberle, the current assistant deputy secretary, is appointed to the deputy secretary's role and Patrick Stevens, now the division administrator for the agency's Environmental Management division, is appointed as the new Assistant Deputy Secretary.
Central Office
Monday, February 12, 2018 2:09:37 p.m.
Environmental review of City of South Milwaukee project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis. - The City of South Milwaukee is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system. The project entails design and construction of a new clear well and high service pump station to remedy sanitary survey concerns and other related improvements.
Central Office
Thursday, February 08, 2018 2:27:43 p.m.
Last revised: Monday, December 11, 2017

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