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January 15, 2019
The Wisconsin DNR on Tuesday confirmed West Nile virus in ruffed grouse for the first time. There are concerns that the disease may be impacting  grouse populations. News Tribune file.
Wisconsin confirms first West Nile in grouse
9 hours 15 min ago
December 29, 2018
Winter pruning ideal for tree health
December 29, 2018 - 5:40am
December 26, 2018
A closeup of elongate hemlock scale, a tiny insect that uses a probe to suck nutrients out of evergreen needles. The insect has been found on many wreaths and other holiday decorations sold at big box stores across Wisconsin. Vermont Invasives photo.
Wisconsin wreaths carry invasive insects from eastern states
December 26, 2018 - 7:01pm
Hundreds of escapes from state deer farms reported since 2013
December 26, 2018 - 6:19am
December 19, 2018
Warden seeks information on dumped deer
December 19, 2018 - 2:18pm
December 11, 2018
No CWD found in deer from Bayfield County farm
December 11, 2018 - 1:46pm
November 28, 2018
Conservation wardens investigating deer poaching across Wisconsin
November 28, 2018 - 9:06am
November 27, 2018
Minnesota conservation officer-in-training Leah Kampa and conservation officer Kipp Duncan wrestled with a deer in a basement last week to move it outside the house. Duncan is currently working in plain clothes to watch Kampa interact with people without a second uniformed officer nearby. Steve Kuchera /
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into basement
November 27, 2018 - 5:05pm
November 16, 2018
Results are in on Douglas County's water quality
November 16, 2018 - 6:06pm
Deer in Portage County tests positive for CWD
November 16, 2018 - 9:23am
November 9, 2018
'Chocolate Milk' sediment plumes featured in 'River Talk'
November 9, 2018 - 9:57am
Buy firewood where you burn it
November 9, 2018 - 9:18am
October 30, 2018
Update: PUC approves Minnesota Power’s planned natural-gas plant
October 30, 2018 - 8:09am
October 23, 2018
Cleanup pulls thousands of butts out of watershed
October 23, 2018 - 2:54pm
October 16, 2018
New FEMA initiative puts teams in place ahead of disasters
October 16, 2018 - 2:52pm