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DNR Hosting Open House At Northern Highland Fishery Research Area Aug. 6

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it is hosting an open house Aug. 6 to celebrate 75 years of operation at the Northern Highland Fishery Research Area (NHFRA) near Boulder Junction.

Business | Environmental Protection | Permit | Green Tier

The C.A. Lawton Co. Becomes First Green Tier Participant to Receive Special New Air Permit

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that The C.A. Lawton Co. (Lawton) has officially expanded its Green Tier participation with a new Tier 2 contract. The agreement includes all operations at the De Pere facility and allows Lawton to obtain coverage under the exclusive Green Tier registration permit.

About/General | Public Input

Wisconsin NRB Meeting Aug. 11

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will meet in-person for the August board meeting to consider several proposed rules, hearings, management and master plans, land items and donations. The Board also will receive an update on Great Lakes Commercial Fishing.

Monitoring | Invasives

New Zealand Mudsnails Discovered In Two New Southern Wisconsin Streams

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced recent monitoring of southern Wisconsin streams has uncovered two new populations of New Zealand mudsnails in Token and Elvers Creeks in Dane County.

Monitoring | Wildlife Habitat

Operation Deer Watch Launches Aug. 1

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will launch Operation Deer Watch on Aug. 1, allowing citizen scientists around Wisconsin to report deer sightings in their area, which provides crucial data for deer management.