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DNR News Releases

DNR confirms manure spill in Brown County
GREEN BAY - Department of Natural Resources staff and the owner of New Horizon Dairy, De Pere, are working to contain a manure runoff event near Wrightstown off Fair Road west of State 57.
Central Office
Friday, December 14, 2018 10:53:49 a.m.
Three regional master plans in northwest Wisconsin available for public review
Public open house meetings set for week of December 17
ASHLAND, Wis. - Three regional master plans covering the Northwest Sands, Northwest Lowlands, and Superior Coastal Plain property planning regions are now available for public review and comment through Jan. 6, 2019. The regions primarily consist of portions of Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Burnett, and Washburn counties with small portions in Polk, Iron and Sawyer counties.
Central Office
Thursday, December 06, 2018 3:09:25 p.m.
Head to Crex Meadows in January for a number of family-friendly events
GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Get outdoors this winter with help from wildlife education programs and events at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area.
Northwest District
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 10:30:06 a.m.
DNR honors municipal partners for visionary mitigation work
Years ago, as plans formed for a new bridge spanning the St. Croix River -- connecting Minnesota's Twin Cities to the rural beauty of St. Croix County - a coalition of Wisconsin municipalities joined in an aggressive plan to protect and preserve the natural environment.
Northwest District
Monday, December 03, 2018 1:50:34 p.m.
Public meeting set for Dec. 5 for proposed rule changes for panfishing at Governor Dodge State Park
Twin Valley Lake proposed to again have bag and length limits
DODGEVILLE, Wis. - Anglers, campers and others interested in fishing at Governor Dodge State Park are invited to attend an informational meeting Dec. 5 about proposed changes to panfish regulations on Twin Valley Lake within the state park.
Central Office
Friday, November 30, 2018 10:16:09 a.m.
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DNR to conduct public informational hearing for the Upper Fox and Wolf Basin TMDL study to improve water quality
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will begin accepting comments on the Total Maximum Daily Loads for Total Phosphorus and Total Suspended Solids in the Upper Fox and Wolf Basins (TMDL Study) on November 30, 2018. A public informational hearing is scheduled on December 12, 2018 in Oshkosh. DNR will accept comments through January 18, 2019.

Central Office
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 1:59:40 p.m.

DNR investigating illegal shooting of elk
Jackson County, Wis. -- The Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Law Enforcement is investigating two illegal elk shootings in Monroe and Jackson Counties that occurred during the 9-day gun deer season.
Central Office
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 1:27:57 p.m.
Great stories from the field highlight opening weekend of Wisconsin's 167th nine-day gun deer hunt
MADISON - As of Saturday morning of the opening weekend of Wisconsin's 167th gun deer season, over 545,000 hunters had purchased their license to enjoy this annual nine-day tradition with friends and family.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 1:22:28 p.m.
Logging scheduled for Columbia County wildlife areas
POYNETTE, Wis. - Visitors to Swan Lake, Peter Helland, and French Creek Wildlife Areas in Columbia County and/or just adjacent to the county line in Marquette County are likely to soon see active timber harvests on these public properties.
Central Office
Friday, November 16, 2018 2:27:02 p.m.
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"Meet the Rangers" event to be held Dec. 4 at Titletown Park in Green Bay
GREEN BAY - People can learn about the important role rangers play in enhancing visitor experiences at Wisconsin State Parks System properties during a Meet the Rangers, evening event at the new Titletown Park in Green Bay. This outdoor event will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. outside the perimeter of the ice skating rink, directly across from Lambeau Field.

Central Office
Friday, November 16, 2018 1:18:10 p.m.

Last revised: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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