DNR fisheries technician, Matt Simonson, displays a lake sturgeon captured during a hook and line survey on the lower Chippewa River. Photo credit: Wisconsin DNR

Hook and Line Lake Sturgeon Season Opens Sept. 5 News Release

The inland hook and line season for lake sturgeon is set to open on Sept. 5 through Sept. 30. Anglers will have the opportunity to catch these...
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New Restrictions On PFAS-Containing Firefighting Foams Effective Sept. 1

2019 Wisconsin Act 101, published on Feb. 6, 2020 and codified in Wisconsin Statutes section 299.48, implements measures that mitigate the discharge of PFAS-containing firefighting foam into...

Hunting Season Opens Sept.1: Mourning Dove, Early Teal, Early Goose

Saturday, Sept. 1 marks the opener for Wisconsin's mourning dove, early teal and early Canada goose hunting seasons.   Canada Goose Canada Goose hunting begins with the early season Sept....
Trout Fishing/Black Earth Creek/ Photo: DNR

Sept. 11 public meeting set on regulation change options for a stretch of Black...

Trout anglers and others interested in Black Earth Creek are invited to attend a public meeting Sept. 11. Trout anglers will be able to hear about and provide...
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West Nile Virus Found in Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse

The West Nile virus has been detected in three of 16 ruffed grouse that were found sick or dead and submitted by the public to the Wisconsin...

Lake Minocqua’s Stacks Bay Boat Landing Closing Sept. 6 for Renovations

Stacks Bay Boat Landing on Brunswick Road in the town of Woodruff will be temporarily closed from approximately Sept. 6, 2018 to Nov. 16 2018 to allow...
Enjoy family friendly activities, see big brown trout up close, and tour the beautiful historic grounds at the Oct. 27 Wild Rose Hatchery Fall Open house. Photo credit: DNR

Join in the Fun Oct. 27 at Wild Rose Fish Hatchery Open House

Wild Rose Fish Hatchery Open house runs 8a.m.- 3 p.m.; "Indigenous Perspectives on Lake Sturgeon" set for 4 p.m. Families and fish enthusiasts of all ages will want...
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Incidental Take Notice for Columbia County

The extension of a gas main along State Highway 23 in Columbia County may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare lizard under a permit the...

Southern WI Flood Victims Encouraged to Test Private Wells

Recent heavy rains in many southern Wisconsin counties have affected private property owners and state properties. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering the guidance below as...
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Elk arrive in Sawyer County in final year of translocation effort

Forty-eight Kentucky elk made the 14-hour overnight ride from Kentucky and have arrived at their new home in the Flambeau River State Forest in Sawyer County. Once...

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