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November 27, 2015
Snowmobilers need passes on Wisconsin trails
The trail passes need to be purchased separately from the registration and are the responsibility of the snowmobile owner.
November 27, 2015 - 8:44am
May 29, 2015
Keep wildlife wild
Things got wild at the Humane Society of Douglas County last week.
May 29, 2015 - 8:02am
May 15, 2015
DNR seeks nominees for heritage council
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking nominations through May 22 for individuals with experience and interest to fill two positions — the angling and deer positions — on the Sporting Heritage Council. The council, established by 2011 Wis. Act 168, advises Gov. Scott Walker,...
May 15, 2015 - 7:00am
May 5, 2015
County approves fight against invaders
Douglas County is joining Superior to waive herbicide restrictions on public lands in an effort to curb an invasive species before it gets a foothold in the area.
May 5, 2015 - 8:18am
April 10, 2015
DNR burns slated for Solon Springs, Brule
The state Department of Natural Resources will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on various state lands and some private lands in Barron, Douglas, Polk Washburn, and Burnett counties including Crex Meadows and Fish Lake wildlife areas. Douglas County sites slated for...
April 10, 2015 - 7:00am
Natural resource event
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ annual spring wildlife and fisheries rules hearings will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in every county statewide. In Douglas County, the meeting will be held at the Brule Town Hall, 5820 Maple Street. A complete list of meeting locations...
April 10, 2015 - 7:00am
March 3, 2015
DNR board approves purchase of Brule-St. Croix property
The Department of Natural Resources Board on Wednesday recommended purchasing an easement on 21,189 acres in eastern Douglas County.
March 3, 2015 - 8:28am
February 7, 2015
DNR lifts Brule River State Forest logging cap
The Department of Natural Resources Board last week removed the 600-acre cap on timber harvesting in the Brule River State Forest to better manage...
February 7, 2015 - 6:28pm
January 30, 2015
DNR sets black bear quotas
Kevin Murphy For the Superior Telegram MADISON — On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board approved black bear quotas...
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am
December 26, 2014
Public comments sought on process to streamline municipal wetland permits
A new general permit that streamlines approvals for municipal projects potentially affecting wetlands has been drafted and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on the language.
December 26, 2014 - 10:37am
December 2, 2014
DNR reaches agreement for mitigation
Wisconsin has another option for mitigating wetlands for development.
December 2, 2014 - 8:12am
November 25, 2014
DNR seeks comment on Brule forest master plan
An amendment to the Brule River State Forest master plan would adjust the annual allowable timber harvest limit to account for the acquisition of 6,505 acres of forest since the master plan was approved in 2002, under a proposal by the Department of Natural Resources.
November 25, 2014 - 7:02am
November 19, 2014
DNR urges deer hunters to research new rules before gun season starts this weekend
With big changes getting rolled out for Saturday's kickoff to the nine-day gun deer hunt, the Department of Natural Resources is urging hunters to do their homework.
November 19, 2014 - 8:47am
November 18, 2014
Judge dismisses suit against DNR
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources over mining exploration.
November 18, 2014 - 8:28am
October 20, 2014
Wisconsin closes fourth wolf harvest zone
Douglas County is in one of the four wolf harvest zones that has been closed to any further hunting and trapping of wolves for the 2014-2015 season. The most recent zone to close is zone 5 in central Wisconsin, which will close at 6:30 p.m. today according to the Wisconsin DNR.
October 20, 2014 - 10:30am