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DNR News Releases

Baiting and feeding ban renewed in Oneida County following new CWD detection
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that a wild deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Oneida County, in the Crescent Township.
Central Office
Friday, April 20, 2018 4:01:37 p.m.
Meeting scheduled to review Potawatomi State Park observation tower removal
Significant wood decay requires tower to be dismantled
STURGEON BAY, Wis. - The public can learn more about the decision to close and deconstruct the observation tower located at Potawatomi State Park at a public meeting that will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday May 1 at Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay.
Central Office
Friday, April 20, 2018 3:16:12 p.m.
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Head to an open house at Sandhill Wildlife Area April 28 and learn more about the outdoors
BABCOCK, Wis. - The Friends of Sandhill, in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources, will host its annual open house for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Central Office
Friday, April 20, 2018 2:46:37 p.m.
Environmental review of the Village of Cross Plains project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
MADISON, Wis. - The Village of Cross Plains is an applicant for funding through the SDWLP to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. Project entails replacement/repair of village streets. Construction will take place on Church St. from Hwy 14 to Thinnes St., Thinnes St. from Church St. to Springfield Rd., and Springfield Rd. from Thinnes St. to Karen St.
Central Office
Friday, April 20, 2018 2:35:43 p.m.
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.
Last revised: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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