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April 19, 2019
The type of poison that has led to the death of several dogs in northern Wisconsin is shown lying on the ground. The Wisconsin DNR is seeking information on the poisoning deaths, which have occurred in Bayfield, Marinette and Florence counties since December. (Photo courtsey of Wisconsin DNR)
DNR seeks help solving dog poisoning cases
April 19, 2019 - 11:53am
April 15, 2019
Advisory council seeks input Wednesday on antlerless deer harvest
April 15, 2019 - 2:51pm
April 13, 2019
Wisconsin sees 2018 uptick in chronic wasting disease
April 13, 2019 - 8:08am
April 10, 2019
Northwestern Wisconsin winter ‘not catastrophic’ for deer
April 10, 2019 - 1:53pm
April 8, 2019
Volunteers needed for crane count Saturday
April 8, 2019 - 8:51pm
Flu finally peaks in Wisconsin
April 8, 2019 - 3:55pm
Conservation Congress invites public input at meetings Monday
April 8, 2019 - 12:50pm
March 30, 2019
          Gypsy moth egg masses dot the trunk and branch of a maple tree. Homeowners can treat the masses this spring to prevent moth outbreaks. (Photo courtesy of Bill McNee, Wisconsin DNR)
Manage gypsy moths to protect trees
March 30, 2019 - 3:36pm
March 29, 2019
Chiquamegon-Nicolet Forest closes trails to bikes, ATVs for spring break-up
March 29, 2019 - 12:53pm
March 28, 2019
A group of little brown bats with white nose syndrome, a deadly fungus now blamed for cutting bat numbers by 90 percent in the Soudan underground mine near Lake Vermilion. U.S.D.A photo.
Minnesota bats devastated by white-nose syndrome
March 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
March 26, 2019
State health officials: Flu season hasn't yet peaked
March 26, 2019 - 9:58am
March 14, 2019
A University of Wisconsin-Superior professor has co-developed a device to help combat the seasonal loss of beehives. Submitted photo
UWS professor, retired staff member develop beekeeping device
March 14, 2019 - 3:54pm
March 12, 2019
Douglas County Council meets to discuss deer hunt totals, 2019 recommendations
March 12, 2019 - 11:42am
March 10, 2019
Black-capped chickadees don’t put on much extra winter fat. Instead, they store fuel outside their bodies in the form of food caches. Photo by Emily Stone.
Natural Connections: Winter birds at the Sax-Zim Bog
March 10, 2019 - 4:59pm
March 4, 2019
Photo courtesy of Wisconsin DNR  A trail camera catches a picture of an American marten in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Inconsistent snowpack in recent years is one reason conservation biologists are turning to trail cameras to help research and monitor marten populations.
DNR turns camera on endangered marten
March 4, 2019 - 10:56am