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    Incidental Take Notice For Columbia County

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to issue an authorization for the incidental taking of a rare fish, which may result from the Old 73 Bridge project.

  • News

    DNR Confirms CWD In Second Wild Deer Harvested In Sheboygan County

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms that a second wild deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the Town of Lyndon in Sheboygan County. The deer was a hunter-harvested 4-5 year-old doe taken during the 2022 gun deer season.

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    DNR Confirms First CWD Detection In Wild Deer Harvested In Waupaca County

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms a wild deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Waupaca County in the town of Harrison, within 10 miles of the Shawano, Marathon and Portage County borders.

  • Hearing/Meeting

    Waupaca County CWD Response Plan Meeting

    DNR staff will provide information about CWD in Wisconsin, local CWD testing efforts and disease surveillance options being considered.

  • Hearing/Meeting

    Horicon Marsh Annual Property Implementation Meeting

    The DNR wildlife biologist at Horicon Marsh Wildlife Area will share property management plans for the upcoming year and discuss habitat management strategies commonly used on the property.

  • News

    Applications For Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Waterfowl Stamp Funding Now Open

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that the application period for Wisconsin Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Waterfowl Stamp funding is now open and will run through Feb. 10.

  • News

    Grants From Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund Will Help Improve Public Lands In Juneau And Pierce Counties

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that funding from the Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund will help improve public lands in Juneau and Pierce counties. These projects are possible thanks to a successful partnership between the department and the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    DNR Asks Public To Report Mudpuppy Observations

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking the public to report any observations of mudpuppies they may accidentally catch while fishing this winter. Data collected from these sightings will help determine the distribution and range of the species statewide. 

  • News

    new baiting and feeding ban in effect in Lincoln County Dec. 12, 2022

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was recently notified by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) that a farm-raised deer on a deer farm in Lincoln County tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). As a result of this new detection, a baiting and feeding ban will go into effect starting Dec. 12, 2022.

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