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News Releases

Law Enforcement Range Offers Gun Sight-In and Weekend Public Access for a Fee
MADISON, Wis. -- Thanks to the continuing project agreement between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Dane County Sheriff's Office, the public will have daily access to the Dane County Law Enforcement Training Center Range near Waunakee from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Nov. 22. There is a $10 fee.
Central Office
Friday, November 15, 2019 12:43:04 p.m.
DNR Seeks Public Input on PFAS Contamination at Listening Session in Marinette Nov. 20
MADISON, Wis. - The Department of Natural Resources is holding a listening session in Marinette on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to seek public input on PFAS contamination in the Marinette-Peshtigo area.
Central Office
Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:00:37 p.m.
Teamwork Strikes Again in Major Illegal Deer Harvest Case
VIROQUA, Wis. -- The Vernon County Circuit Court on November 6 ordered two local men who led a 2018 illegal shining and shooting operation of deer to pay thousands of dollars in fines and banned them from hunting, fishing and trapping for 15 years nationwide, concluding a case investigated by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Conservation Warden Shawna Stringham and a team of wardens, citizens and court officials.
Central Office
Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:08:25 a.m.
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DNR Celebrates America Recycles Day
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is recognizing 10 recycling programs from a mix of businesses, schools, nonprofits and local governments with the 2019 Wisconsin Recycling Excellence Awards.

Weekly News
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:57:48 a.m.

DNR Encourages Hunters to Test Deer for CWD

[CORRECTION: an error in the sampling location database added some incorrect locations to the list of sampling locations in the PDF of this news release. That list has been corrected.]

LA CROSSE, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease detection in La Crosse County during the 2019 archery, crossbow and gun hunting seasons.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:39:11 a.m.
Additional CWD Detection in Wild Deer in Eau Claire County

[CORRECTION: an error in the sampling location database added some incorrect locations to the list of sampling locations in the PDF of this news release. That list has been corrected.]

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2019 archery, crossbow and gun hunting seasons.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:39:08 a.m.
DNR Encourages Hunters to Test Deer for CWD

[CORRECTION: an error in the sampling location database added some incorrect locations to the list of sampling locations in the PDF of this news release. That list has been corrected.]

RHINELANDER, Wis.- In cooperation with local businesses, CWD sampling options are available to hunters across northern Wisconsin in 2019. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for disease detection surveillance in an effort to determine if and where CWD occurs on the landscape.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:39:05 a.m.
DNR Encourages Hunters to Test Deer for CWD

[CORRECTION: an error in the sampling location database added some incorrect locations to the list of sampling locations in the PDF of this news release. That list has been corrected.]

PESHTIGO, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, CWD sampling options are available to hunters during the 2019 deer hunting seasons.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:39:02 a.m.
DNR Encourages Hunters to Test Deer for CWD

[CORRECTION: an error in the sampling location database added some incorrect locations to the list of sampling locations in the PDF of this news release. That list has been corrected.]

BERLIN, Wis. - During the 2018 deer season, the first Marquette County CWD positive wild deer was harvested in the Buffalo Township. In cooperation with local businesses, CWD sampling locations are available to hunters during the 2019 deer hunting seasons.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:38:59 a.m.
DNR Encourages Hunters to Test Deer for CWD

[CORRECTION: an error in the sampling location database added some incorrect locations to the list of sampling locations in the PDF of this news release. That list has been corrected.]

SPOONER, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, CWD sampling options are available to hunters across northern Wisconsin in 2019. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for disease detection surveillance in an effort to determine if and where CWD occurs on the landscape.
Central Office
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:38:56 a.m.
Last revised: Friday, November 01, 2019

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