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    Give Butterflies, Bees And Other Pollinators A Lift During Pollinator Week, June 20-26

    In celebration of Pollinator Week, June 20-26, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages Wisconsinites to protect native pollinators by creating pollinator-friendly habitat, volunteering to monitor pollinator species and learning more about the bees, butterflies and birds buzzing in their own backyards.

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    Help Protect Turtles During Turtle Nesting Season

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking the public to give turtle mothers and the next generation of turtles a helping hand by following a few easy actions on World Turtle Day, May 23, and throughout the turtle nesting season.

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    Wisconsin Family Finds Rare Fern Not Seen In 90 Years

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is excited to announce that a Wisconsin family has rediscovered a rare cliff-dwelling fern not seen in 90 years. 

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    Help Protect Wisconsin’s Endangered Resources This Tax Season

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages the public to give back to nature by donating to the Endangered Resources Fund on your Wisconsin income tax form.

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    DNR Offering $25 Rebate On Endangered Resources License Plates

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is celebrating Bat Week Oct. 24-31 by offering a $25 rebate on new purchases of the Endangered Resources license plate now through Dec. 31, 2021.

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    Safely And Humanely Evict Bats From Buildings Through May 31

    With bats soon leaving their summer roosts to return to their winter hibernation sites, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds Wisconsinites that fall is a good time to safely and humanely evict bats from homes and buildings.

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    Standards Oversight Council Meeting

    Quarterly meeting of the Standards Oversight Council (SOC) representatives.

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    DNR Biologist Finds “Holy Grail” Of Rare Plants In State Natural Area

    A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation biologist has found the “holy grail” of a rare plant in Wisconsin: A green violet long thought gone from the state, but growing by the hundreds in a State Natural Area (SNA) in west central Wisconsin.  

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    Incidental Take Notice For Adams And Wood Counties

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to issue a permit for the "incidental taking" of a rare lizard, which may result from American Transmission Company’s (ATC) X-43 Soil Borings project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the species' overall population at risk.

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    DNR Offering $25 Rebate For Endangered Resources License Plates

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is celebrating National Endangered Species Day (May 21, 2021) by offering a $25 rebate for new purchases of an Endangered Resources license plate. The rebate is available for the bald eagle plate and the wolf plate during 2021.

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