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Executive Order #191: State of Emergency declared in wake of wildfire threat level

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #191 today declaring a state of emergency in Wisconsin, in response to elevated wildfire conditions throughout the state. The DNR has elevated the danger level to Extreme Fire Danger in multiple counties. Image courtesy of Wisconsin DNR “Protecting Wisconsinites from the destructive danger of wildfire is a […]

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Fishing Regulations updated for 2023-24 by Wisconsin DNR

MADISON — As of April 1, 2023, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Wisconsin has updated its fishing guide and requires all anglers to follow the regulations set forth. The 2023-2024 Wisconsin’s Fishing Regulations Guide is now available. This guide can help fishermen and those enjoying recreational sports in the state of Wisconsin to have a […]

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Nearly 2 years later, Wisconsin DNR and tech college board holdouts resign

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectJanuary 6, 2023 By Christina Lieffring, THE BADGER PROJECT Approximately 20 months after their terms ended, three members of the Wisconsin Technical College System board resigned before the new year, days before Gov. Tony Evers was sworn in for a second term. The Badger Project obtained the resignation letters […]

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Hunters encouraged to participate in DNR Deer Donation Program as holidays approach

Tis’ the season for deer hunting and the holidays. With the desire to provide for Wisconsin’s food pantries, The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages hunters to donate Wisconsin-harvested deer to the department’s Deer Donation Program. The program helps stock food pantries for the upcoming holiday season and supports residents in need throughout the […]

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Chronic wasting disease testing offered to deer hunters by DNR for free

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging hunters to get their deer tested for chronic wasting disease before consuming venison. Hunting season is underway in Wisconsin. It is important for hunters to take precautions when harvesting deer. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Centers for Disease Control, and World Health Organization do not recommend […]

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