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DNR News Releases

Prohibited grass carp found in Wind Lake
Central Office
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:34:38 a.m.
DNR assessing occupied site near Ice Age Trail in Marathon County
MADISON, Wis. - The Department of Natural Resources is assessing the makeshift bunker occupied by a fugitive arrested by the Marathon County Sheriff's Department on Friday, Aug. 9.
Central Office
Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:07:16 p.m.
Sewage Spill at Peninsula State Park
FISH CREEK, Wis. - A sewage spill was detected on Tuesday, August 13th, along Crystal Springs Road within Peninsula State Park. A damaged sewer line coming from the golf course clubhouse caused the spill.
Central Office
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 3:47:24 p.m.
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DNR honors 27 conservation wardens for lifesaving and valor acts
MADISON, Wis. - Officials lauded 27 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conservation wardens Monday for lifesaving and valor acts ranging from providing medical assistance, battling a severe storm's blinding waves to save two stranded boaters and rescuing a trapped motorist from rising floodwaters.

Central Office
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:15:22 p.m.

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DNR to present Lake Michigan management options for public input
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will share high-priority management actions for the Lake Michigan fishery identified by charter captains, recreational anglers and other interested partners at informational meetings scheduled for Sept. 3-4, 2019. The public meetings will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the following locations:

Central Office
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:09:14 a.m.

Sand operations spill impacting stream in Jackson County
Madison, Wis. - A sand mining spill that occurred on August 3 is impacting Curran Coulee Creek in Jackson County.
Central Office
Thursday, August 08, 2019 12:18:55 p.m.
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Glacial Drumlin State Trail West Waukesha Bypass project detour starts August 12
WAUKESHA, Wis. - People planning to use the Glacial Drumlin State Trail from August 12 through mid-October should be aware of a trail detour in place in the Town of Waukesha.

Central Office
Wednesday, August 07, 2019 10:49:55 a.m.

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Smokey Bear celebrates 75th birthday

Cheers to 75 years preventing wildfires

MADISON, Wis. - For 75 years, Smokey Bear has been protecting our forests and getting the word out about wildfire prevention. In honor of Smokey Bear's 75th birthday on August 9, 2019, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is celebrating the nation's favorite bear.

Central Office
Wednesday, August 07, 2019 10:34:47 a.m.

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DNR expanding CWD kiosk and dumpster programs
MADISON, Wis. - The Department of Natural Resources is expanding the Adopt-a-Dumpster and Adopt-a-Kiosk programs to offer more residents, organizations and businesses across the state the chance to support deer hunters having their deer tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD) and help prevent the spread of the disease.

Central Office
Wednesday, August 07, 2019 9:01:47 a.m.

Natural Resources Board to meet August 13-14 in Wausau
MADISON - Requests to consider updating rules related to recreational vehicle regulations and rules pertaining to wetland mitigation are among the items the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will address when it meets August 14 in Wausau. The board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. in the Jefferson Room at Jefferson Street Inn, 201 Jefferson St.
Central Office
Tuesday, August 06, 2019 3:43:08 p.m.
Last revised: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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