WEST ALLIS—– If it’s August in West Allis that means it’s time for the Wisconsin State Fair, and for more than 60 years the Natural Resources Park has provided fair visitors a bit of respite from the hustle and bustle of the Midway, cream puff lines, animal barns and exposition hall hawkers….
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. — The drought has been challenging for the federally endangered Karner blue butterflies in Wisconsin, but recent surveys are showing they’ve weathered it well so far and are showing signs of the recovery making progress in some sites….
MADISON – While waterfowl hunters won’t know the official season dates and bag limits until after federal wildlife officials set the annual framework and the season is approved by the State Natural Resources Board, state wildlife officials expect another 60-day season for ducks and possibly an additional seven days for Canada geese….
MILWAUKEE – Another round of public meetings is set for August 7 in Green Bay and for August 9 in Milwaukee to discuss the results from online surveys conducted in April on potential stocking reductions in Lake Michigan that scientists say are necessary to balance game fish with the available food source….
MADISON – Nearly 200 bait shop businesses in more than 30 counties are helping stop the spread of aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin lakes and rivers by sharing prevention steps with customers….
MADISON – While areas of Wisconsin have received rain in the last week, emergency burning restrictions remain in place in all or parts of 17 Wisconsin counties and campfires continue to be banned at a number of Wisconsin State Parks system properties. …
Hunting for Sustainability: A course for novice hunters open for enrollment….
MADISON — Several Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources satellite offices will not have counter service on Monday, July 30 …
Upcoming DNR Public Hearings and Meetings
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Wisconsin DNR Weekly News July 24, 2012
July 24, 2012