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    OutWiGo Green

    Save the date for OutWiGo Green! This special event will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Ottawa Lake in Wisconsin's beautiful Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit. Date and Time Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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    OutWiGo For Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 21-22

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 21-22 to share the fun and excitement of winter fishing. No fishing license or trout and salmon stamps are required.

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    Observation Tower

    Potawatomi Observation Tower Closed Until Further Notice: The observation tower at Potawatomi State Park is closed due to significant wood decay. The DNR continues to consider the future of the tower and is committed to finding a path forward.…

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    Accessible Cabin Reservations Open Jan. 10

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be accepting reservations for accessible cabins at Wisconsin state park properties beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at the state park, forest or recreational area you wish to reserve. Applications that are mailed must have a postmark of Jan. 10 or later to be accepted.

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    OutWiGo To Sauk Prairie For Bald Eagle Watching Days Jan. 14-15

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites the public to participate in the 36th anniversary of Bald Eagle Watching Days happening Jan. 14-15 to celebrate the species and its remarkable comeback in Wisconsin. All Bald Eagle Watching Days events are free and open to the public.

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    State Trails Council quarterly meeting

    The State Trails Council (STC) provides advice and consultation to the Department of Natural Resources on the planning, acquisition, development and management of trails in Wisconsin.

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    Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council Quarterly Meeting

    The Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council carries out studies and provides advice and consultation to the legislature, governor, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Transportation on all matters related to…

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    Celebrate Outdoors This Winter With Candlelight Events

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites the public to celebrate the outdoors this winter at any of the several candlelight events happening across Wisconsin. These events kick off on Jan. 7, 2023 and are scheduled at different locations through Feb. 25, 2023.

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    Proposed Rib Mountain State Park Master Plan Modified And Approved By Wisconsin Natural Resources Board

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) proposed Rib Mountain State Park Master Plan revision was modified and subsequently approved by the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) during their Dec. 14, 2022 meeting.    The proposed Rib Mountain State Park Master Plan revision and NRB’s modification are available below

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    Registration Open For Happy Little 5K

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is pleased to announce its participation in the Happy Little 5k, a race benefiting tree health in Wisconsin state parks. The race, inspired by artist Bob Ross, is a virtual event with proceeds going towards tree health and protection across the state.

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