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DNR News Releases

Environmental review of the City of Platteville project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
MADISON, Wisc. - The City of Platteville is an applicant for funding through the SDWLP to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The projects include the replacement of lead service lines throughout the City of Platteville.
Central Office
Thursday, April 19, 2018 8:45:32 a.m.
CWD detection in a wild deer in Eau Claire County will result in a renewal of the baiting and feeding ban
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that a wild deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in western Eau Claire County, near the town of Brunswick.
Central Office
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 2:36:08 p.m.
Environmental review of City of Viroqua project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
MADISON, Wisc. - The City of Viroqua 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 throughout the City of Viroqua.
Central Office
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 4:13:26 p.m.
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Focus on safety for a successful spring turkey season
MADISON -- Approximately 80,000 hunters will be heading to the field for the 2018 spring turkey hunting season, with the first period starting April 18.

Central Office
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 3:58:35 p.m.
Environmental review of the City of Two Rivers' project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
MADISON, Wisc. - The City of Two Rivers is an applicant for funding through the SDWLP to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The projects include the replacement of old water mains on Adams Street and 27th Street and the installation of 300' of new water main on 37th Street.
Central Office
Monday, April 16, 2018 3:47:04 p.m.
Public comment period opens for three Interim Forest Management Plans
MADISON - Interim plans that will guide the management of forest resources of state-owned properties are now available for review and comment from April 16 through April 30, 2018. Interim plans guide forest management on properties until formal master plans are completed.
Central Office
Monday, April 16, 2018 8:20:11 a.m.
DNR to stock Memorial Pond with catchable trout
APPLETON - The pond at Appleton Memorial Park will soon be restored with catchable trout while a special season for youth and disabled anglers is underway.
Northeast District
Friday, April 13, 2018 4:47:14 p.m.
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Wisconsin officials celebrate proposed removal of Kirtland's warbler from federal endangered species list

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: An earlier version of this release noted that USFWS has removed Kirtland's Warbler from the federal endangered species list - as a correction, it is important to note that USFWS has proposed removing the species from this list, rather than making this de-listing final.

MADISON - The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's proposal to remove Kirtland's warbler from the federal endangered species list is another great conservation comeback story, and Wisconsin will continue its efforts to grow the tiny songbird's population.

Central Office
Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:25:28 a.m.
Environmental review of City of Baraboo project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
Madison, WI - The City of Baraboo 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 throughout the City of Baraboo.
Central Office
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 3:07:40 p.m.
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Natural Resources Board approves migratory bird hunting season structure for 2018
Highlights include changes to duck opening dates and Canada goose bag limits and zones
MADISON - As a result of great scientific information and input from the public, migratory game bird hunters in Wisconsin pursuing ducks, geese, doves, woodcock and other migratory game birds will see some notable changes in 2018.

Central Office
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:59:39 p.m.
Last revised: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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James Dick
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608-267-2773