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    DNR Seeks Public’s Help with Investigation of Horse Incident on Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest Trail

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) seeks the public’s help with information related to an incident involving a horse with a rider on a trail in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest during the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 28. 

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    Waterfowl Hunters Reminded It’s Illegal To Shoot Trumpeter Swans And Other Protected Big White Birds

    After the illegal shooting of a protected trumpeter swan near Hudson earlier this month, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to be sure of their targets before firing overhead. With the waterfowl season underway and goose season open through early January, it’s critical for hunters to know the difference between waterfowl species legal to hunt and other big white birds that are not legal to hunt in Wisconsin.

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    Deer Hunters Reminded To Select Farmland Zone Harvest Authorizations And Register Harvest

    As Wisconsin hunters prepare to head out for the nine-day gun deer season opening on Saturday, Nov. 21, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that registration is mandatory and easier than ever before.

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    DNR Investigating Injury To Horse On Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest Trail

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in collaboration with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO), seeks the public’s help with information relating to an injury of a horse with a rider along a trail in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest during the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 28. 

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    First-Ever Invasive Carp State Case: DNR Investigation Shows Illegal Sales In Madison

    A wholesale fish dealer from Platteville is facing state charges alleging illegal sales of Asian carp, Wisconsin’s most prominent and highly destructive invasive species, to a Madison food mart following a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources investigation prompted by a citizen complaint. 

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    Trap net safety on the Great Lakes

    TRAP NETS Trap nets are large underwater nets used by commercial fishers to catch whitefish and let sportfish go. They pose a potential hazard for anglers and other boaters. Downriggers, fishing lines, and propellors can get caught in the nets or…

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    Small Loans Program

    Program implementation details are outlined in the governing administrative codes and statutes: §§ 281.58 and 281.59, Wis. Stat., and § NR 162.38, Wis. Adm. Code. The Small Loans Program (SLP), a subprogram within the Clean Water Fund Program (CWFP…

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    Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

    Purpose The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact was created to promote compliance with the laws, regulations, ordinances, resolutions and administrative rules that relate to the management of wildlife resources in the respective member states.…

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    Report a Violation

    Call or text 1-800-847-9367 Submit a violation report online   The DNR's Violation Hotline provides Wisconsin citizens with the opportunity to confidentially report suspected wildlife, recreational and environmental violations using a toll free…

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    Prove it

    Go Wild secures your license, permits, harvest authorizations, state stamps and hunter safety education information online which can be accessed through a variety of items including your original paper document, a paper reprint, an optional…

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