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Deer baiting/feeding banned in Florence, Marinette
Other counties have prohibitions; check the county status before you act
OCONTO FALLS, Wis. -- Hunters and wildlife observers planning fall and winter outdoor activities in the northeast Wisconsin counties of Marinette and Florence are reminded deer baiting and feeding is prohibited, and those not following the prohibition may be subjected to enforcement actions, Department of Natural Resources law enforcement officials say.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 3:10:07 p.m.
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Wisconsin State Park System to launch enhanced campsite reservation system
MADISON - Starting Dec. 17, 2018 campers booking a campsite at Wisconsin State Park System properties will be using a new, improved - and less expensive - reservation system.

Weekly News
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:37:31 p.m.

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Hunter success high during early portion of first-ever managed elk hunt in Wisconsin
MADISON - Following more than 22 years of elk management and reintroduction efforts, 2018 marked Wisconsin's first managed elk hunt in state history.

Weekly News
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:37:30 p.m.

Be sure of your shot - whitetail hunters reminded to look out for elk and moose on the landscape
MADISON - State wildlife officials are reminding the public, and especially hunters, to be aware of elk and moose on the landscape in central and far northern Wisconsin as they enjoy fall hunting seasons.
Weekly News
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:37:29 p.m.
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Share your hunt - connect with DNR on social media this fall
MADISON - Hunters preparing for the opening of the traditional Wisconsin nine-day gun deer season this Saturday can share their experiences with other hunters by connect with Department of Natural Resources staff on social media.

Weekly News
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:37:28 p.m.

First harvest and first experience certificates will help hunters remember time in the outdoors for years to come
MADISON - Hunters of all ages who head out for their first hunt are encouraged to mark the occasion with a first harvest and first hunting experience certificate.
Weekly News
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:37:27 p.m.
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Green Tier report, videos show how collaboration yields business and environmental results
MADISON -The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Green Tier program launched a video series today with its report to the Wisconsin Legislature, showcasing new tools for participants committed to improving their environmental footprint. In the videos, Green Tier participants tell how partnerships forged through the program helped them minimize their environmental impacts, maximize their bottom line, and share their experiences with others.

Weekly News
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:37:26 p.m.

DNR Recycling Excellence Awards celebrate Wisconsin recyclers on America Recycles Day
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources congratulates ten recycling programs, businesses and organizations for winning a 2018 Wisconsin Recycling Excellence Award.
Weekly News
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 2:37:25 p.m.
DNR asking recreators in the Little Plover River Fisheries Area to be aware of UW-Stevens Point students working on watershed enhancement activities
Stevens Point, WI - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking for the public's cooperation for a project the department is conducting with UW-Stevens Point students in the Little Plover River Fisheries Area (LPRFA).
Central Office
Monday, November 12, 2018 3:59:59 p.m.
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Public land CWD surveillance authorizations available to deer hunters in Lincoln, Langlade, Oneida, Forest and Vilas counties
MADISON - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will issue free chronic wasting disease surveillance authorizations to the public on select parcels of public land within two CWD surveillance zones in Lincoln, Langlade, Oneida, Forest and Vilas counties.

Northeast District
Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:18:15 p.m.

Last revised: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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