Office of Business Support aims to provide DNR assistance to businesses in Wisconsin MADISON – Businesses and industries looking to build or expand in Wisconsin now have a new resource intended to provide enhanced and proactive business support to navigate through Department of Natural Resources rules, regulations and permitting, with the official launch of the DNR Office of Business Support and Sustainability….
DNR scientist helps local officials prepare for floods, weather MADISON — For Sally Kefer, it’s changed from how a community responds after the flood to what the community can do to prevent that flood. It’s about analyzing the long-term local damage leveled on private homes and businesses, expensive infrastructure and public waterways by the weather – and then taking Mother Nature’s hint to adapt the community to a world where seasons aren’t so predictable. …
When to pull the trigger? Let the new DNR sunrise/sunset app be your guide MADISON — It’s late in the day and a beautiful night is on the way. You’re in your tree stand and you realize you don’t have the hunting regulation pamphlet with you. You don’t know if it is still legal to shoot. Now what do you do? It’s very simple. The answer is in your palm. Look at your Android phone. Tap on the new “Sunrise-Sunset” app and learn immediately the legal times of the day to shoot at your location….
Hunters urged to consider donating venison for food pantries MADISON – Hunters can again donate deer to help feed the hungry through a partnership that over the past 11 years has stocked food pantries across the state with 3.6 million pounds of ground venison….
Volunteers needed to help monitor wolf population in the state, training courses set MADISON – People interested in volunteering to help Department of Natural Resources biologists locate and count timber wolves and other forest carnivores in the coming year, can learn how in a series of upcoming training sessions on animal tracking and ecology….
New slideshow helps identify a wolf from a coyote MADISON – With the recent rule change allowing for the hunting of coyotes statewide during the gun deer season, combined with the ongoing wolf hunt, the Department of Natural Resources has developed a new resource to help hunters identify and be sure of their target before shooting….
It’s deer-mating season: Drivers be aware MADISON — Wisconsin drivers have a 1-in-79 chance of colliding with a deer any month of the year – but even more likely during October and November when bucks are running wild looking for a date. Reports from Department of Natural Resources offices around the state indicate the white-tail deer are now actively moving into their mating season, known as the rut….
Friends of Blue Mound State Park donate new all season shelter MADISON – The Friends of Blue Mound State Park officially donated a new all-season shelter in the park at the state Natural Resources Board’s October meeting in Madison Wednesday….
MADISON – A number of activities that have no or low impact on endangered or threatened plants and animals would be covered by a new broad incidental take permit and authorization the Department of Natural Resources is proposing to issue for the activities. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the overall population of the species at risk. …