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DNR News Releases

Public update set on Lake Poygan restoration
OSHKOSH - Details regarding the Lake Poygan Habitat Restoration Area project will be presented at a public informational meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the James Coughlin Center in Oshkosh.
Northeast District
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 11:55:20 a.m.
Anglers encouraged to take questionnaire about bag, size limits on Mississippi River
LA CROSSE - Anglers who fish the Mississippi River between Prescott, Wis., and the Iowa border can take an online questionnaire about what they think about existing bag and size limits on that stretch of the river and their reactions to potential regulation changes.
Central Office
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 9:34:48 a.m.
Public comment period opens for Interim Forest Management Plans
MADISON - Two draft interim plans that will guide the management of forest resources of state-owned properties are now available for review and comment from July 16 through July 30, 2018. Interim plans guide forest management on properties until formal master plans are completed.
Central Office
Monday, July 16, 2018 1:09:03 p.m.
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DNR to open public range in Columbia County July 24
POYNETTE, Wis. - For the first time in more than 20 years, southern Wisconsin target shooting enthusiasts will get a new no-fee public shooting range on public land when the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources opens the Columbia County Public Target Range on July 24.

Central Office
Monday, July 16, 2018 12:05:57 p.m.
Head to Crex in August for fun in the outdoors
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Make the most out of summer by participating in programs at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area. Here are some coming up in the month of August:
Northwest District
Friday, July 13, 2018 12:50:06 p.m.
Incidental take notice for Columbia County
MADISON - The extension of a gas main along State Highway 23 in Columbia County may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare lizard under a permit the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the overall population of the species at risk.
Central Office
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 12:56:36 p.m.
DNR to hold public hearing on Mosinee landfill expansion
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public informational hearing regarding the proposed expansion of the Expera Specialty Solutions Mosinee Mill Landfill. The hearing will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Marathon County Public Library, Mosinee Branch, 123 Main St., Mosinee, WI, from 5 to 7 p.m., with a presentation starting at 5:15 p.m.
Central Office
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 1:43:59 p.m.
Environmental review of City of Milwaukee project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
MADISON, Wis. -The City of Milwaukee is an applicant for funding through the SDWLP to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The project entails the replacement of lead service lines and water main relay throughout the City of Milwaukee.
Central Office
Monday, July 09, 2018 4:22:31 p.m.
Proposal would open 35 miles of state forest roads to motorized access for hunting
...but not for ATV/UTVs
BOULDER JUNCTION, Wis. - The public has an opportunity to submit comments on a proposal to open 35 miles of existing roads in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest to motorized access from Sept 1 to the last day of the December four-day antlerless gun deer season to provide additional access for fall hunting opportunities.
Central Office
Monday, July 09, 2018 3:22:21 p.m.
Head to Crex Meadows in July and check out outdoor events for the whole family
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Make the most out of summer and head to Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area in July for a number of family-friendly events.
Northwest District
Tuesday, July 03, 2018 9:34:40 a.m.
Last revised: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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608-267-2773