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    C.W. Caywood Shooting Range To Temporarily Reopen On A Limited Basis

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with the local Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) have partnered through volunteer efforts to reopen the C.W. Caywood Memorial Shooting Range on a limited basis before the 9-day gun deer season.

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    Groundwater Quiz

    Test your knowledge and have some fun. The answers are at the bottom of the page.

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    Treestand safety

    The department partnered with the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation and the UW Hospital and Clinics in 2014 to learn more about treestand accidents and how to prevent. A thorough review of medical reports found some common themes, the most…

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    Firearm Safety

    As you join thousands of hunters heading into the woods, fields and marshes during the fall hunting seasons, Wisconsin DNR safety experts remind you to review and think about firearm safety each and every time you head out. Four Basic Rules of…

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    Bow & Crossbow Safety

    Like any other shooting skill, using a crossbow safely and accurately will require a combination of old and well-learned knowledge. The four basic rules of firearm safety (TABK) apply to crossbow use and hunting.

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    Groundwater educational materials

    Groundwater model Student using the groundwater model. Since 2001, training on the use of a groundwater sand tank model [exit DNR] has been provided annually to educators from schools or nature ce

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    Wisconsin Forest Tales

      Wisconsin Forest Tales book by Julia Pferdehirt and Pamela Harden Introduction Wisconsin Forest Tales is a historical fiction book in which author Julia Pferdehirt and illustrator Pamela Harden share glimpses of forest history and life over the…

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    Tree identification

    Tree identification What's the easiest way to identify a tree? A dichotomous key of course. A dichotomous key is a tool that allows anyone to determine the identity of items in the natural world such as wildflowers, mammals, reptiles, rocks, fish,…

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    In Grandpa's Woods

    Children can explore Grandpa's woods with Amy and Chad as they search for the perfect location for their play structure. Along the way, adults and children will learn the basics of sustainable forestry as they follow the children on their…

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    Forestry educational resources

    Encouraging outdoor activities and teaching about the benefits of Wisconsin forests are important. Get started with instilling the bigger picture in the hands, hearts and minds of youth by going to the forestry education resource links below.

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