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Statement from DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp on the Retirement of DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel

Statement from DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp on the Retirement of DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel

NEWS RELEASE Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 101 S Webster, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707 Phone: 608-267-2773 TDD: 711 dnr.wi.gov   |   wisconsin.gov DATE: July 20, 2017 CONTACT: Jim Dick, DNR spokesperson, 608-267-2773 SUBJECT: Statement from DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp on the retirement of DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=4285 The state of Wisconsin will be […]

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Gray Wolf Depredation Updates

Gray Wolf Depredation Updates

Hunting Dog Killed in Ashland County Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a Plott Hound on 07/18/17.  The attack occurred in Morse Township, Ashland County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword “wolf management”) to help reduce conflicts. […]

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Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

The Lake Michigan and Green Bay Outdoor Fishing Report has been updated with current fishing information. Please visit – http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Fishing/lakemichigan/OutdoorReport.html to view the latest reports. Subscribe now for only $8.97.     Order your Endangered Resources license plate today!.     Featured DNR Subscriptions Outdoor Report: Current fishing activities, wildlife observations, and state park events […]

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Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

The Lake Michigan and Green Bay Outdoor Fishing Report has been updated with current fishing information. Please visit – http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Fishing/lakemichigan/OutdoorReport.html to view the latest reports. Subscribe now for only $8.97.   Order your Endangered Resources license plate today!. Featured DNR Subscriptions Outdoor Report: Current fishing activities, wildlife observations, and state park events updated every Thursday. […]

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Sugar River Wetlands Workday: Seed Collecting and Invasive Removal July 22, 9am-Noon

Sugar River Wetlands Workday: Seed Collecting and Invasive Removal July 22, 9am-Noon

Donate to NHC | Subscribe to NHC News & Events | Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Help care for Sugar River Wetlands State Natural Area! At our fourth Saturday workday we’ll identify several different native wetland plants and learn how to collect their seeds. Seed will be scattered in areas […]

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DNR Weekly News Update, July 11, 2017

DNR Weekly News Update, July 11, 2017

Trouble viewing this email? Click here July 11, 2017 Jump into summer fun continues this July at Wisconsin state park system properties MADISON -Summer is in full swing and Wisconsin state park system properties offer visitors many opportunities to beat the heat and enjoy the outdoors. This July, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will […]

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2017 Spring Waterfowl Survey Report

2017 Spring Waterfowl Survey Report

Wisconsin’s spring 2017 waterfowl population surveys indicate increased numbers of breeding waterfowl pairs and relatively good wetland conditions, which should result in increased waterfowl production this year across the state. The Wisconsin breeding duck population estimate of 479,099 represents an increase of twenty-three percent compared to 2016, and nine percent above the long-term (44-year) average. […]

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Wisconsin Statewide Birding Report for June 2017

Wisconsin Statewide Birding Report for June 2017

Dickcissels are being seen in good numbers across the state. Photo Credit: Ryan Brady In the bird world, and now the calendar as well, summer is firmly here. Many birds are in the heart of their nesting season — males singing vigorously to announce their territories while females take up the bulk of duty incubating […]

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Behind the Increase in Gulf Red Snapper Harvest

Red snapper surface to feed on leftover bait that was tossed into the water over one of the thousands of artificial reefs off the Alabama coast. Photo by David Rainer By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Fishing buddy Todd Kercher posted a video last weekend that many feel justifies the significant […]

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WI DNR – Angler Education Update

WI DNR – Angler Education Update

You are subscribed to Angler Education for Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This information has recently been updated, and is now available.   http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/anglereducation/   Our Fishing in the Neighborhood Interns (FIN’terns!) will be on the City Deck in Green Bay, Monday, June 26 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. All Green Bay kids are welcome […]

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