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Free Fishing Weekend June 7-8

MADISON – Anglers can grab their friends and family and head out June 7-8 to cast a line into any of Wisconsin’s 15,000 lakes and 42,000 miles of rivers and streams fish without a license during Free Fishing Weekend. The first Saturday and Sunday each June, residents and non-residents of…


Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center Announces Summer Program Schedule

The Department of Natural Resources today announced the spring/summer special program schedule for the Wolf Lake Sate Fish Hatchery Visitor Center near Kalamazoo. Summer Garden Tours will be offered through the summer to teach participants about native plants and how gardeners can attract birds, butterflies and more to their gardens….


Lowcountry deer management workshop offered May 31

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the Salkahatchie Branch of the Quality Deer Management Association will be conducting a one-day Deer Management Workshop on Saturday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Webb Wildlife Center in Garnett. The workshop will feature seminars, presentations and field demonstrations…


DNR courtesy boating inspections set during Memorial Day weekend

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings. The Memorial Day holiday weekend is considered the first blast of summer and one…


Michigan State Parks and Recreation Areas Offering Free Camper Storage to Save on Fuel

The Department of Natural Resources today announced a new program this camping season that will offer campers the opportunity to save on fuel costs by temporarily storing their camping trailer or recreational vehicle at specified state parks or recreation areas in-between their camping stays. Storage of the camping units will…


Updated Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan Adopted

An updated off-road vehicle (ORV) management plan was approved by Department of Natural Resources Director Rebecca Humphries at the Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing late last week. The ORV plan was last updated in 1979, and the updated version is the result of nearly four years of work by…


ATV and Snowmobile Registration Renewals in the Mail

  MADISON – Owners of 117,000 all terrain vehicles (ATVs) and 95,000 snowmobiles whose Wisconsin registration will be expiring on June 30, 2008 will soon be receiving registration renewal coupons in the mail. The two year registration cycle begins April 1 of the year issued and ends on June 30…


Entries Sought for 2009 Waterfowl and Pheasant Stamp Deign Contests

  MADISON – Contestants for the 2009 Wisconsin waterfowl and pheasant stamp design contests will have an exciting change of venue this year. Judging will be held in concurrence with premier of the 48th Annual Art and the Animal Exhibition at the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay. The primary…


Lightweight Utility Vehicles Temporary Allowed on ATV Trails

Five northern counties to host pilot program MADISON – Lightweight utility vehicles — also known as LUVs, UTVs or side by sides — are now temporarily allowed on certain all-terrain vehicle trails in northern Wisconsin. Lincoln, Washburn, Sawyer, Florence and Marinette counties have elected to enroll in the LUV Pilot…


Internet ATV Safety Course Now Available

  MADISON – Operators of all terrain vehicles (ATV) now have a convenient online method to receive ATV Safety Certification through an Internet Web page introduced by the state Department of Natural Resources. “This should prove very beneficial to young adult operators and out-of-state operators who need ATV Safety Certification,”…