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Looking for that perfect autumn "snap:" Wisconsin DNR launches fall photo contest

MADISON (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is launching a fall photo contest.

The agency is looking for fall photos taken on state properties such as parks, forests, trails and recreation areas for its “Fall in Love with Wisconsin State Parks” contest. 78 more words


Industry to Seek Changes in 'Fracking' Rules

CHICAGO (AP) - Supporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they’ll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists. 300 more words


Bill Evans' Town Council Update for September 9th

At the regular meeting of Sackville Town Council last night, September 8th, Council approved a bid for the lease, repair, and eventual sale of the former Department of Natural Resources building on Milton Lane to Wards Hydraulics, inc. 221 more words

Spiny Waterflea Found In Basswood Lake In BWCA

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials have confirmed the presence of the invasive spiny waterflea in another popular lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. 126 more words


This 8-Point Rack Would Have Been A Record

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Department of Natural Resources put a trophy-size rack of antlers on display at their offices in St. Paul on Tuesday, but they’re not exactly happy about it. 80 more words


Iowa DNR: Ups & Downs During 2014 Boating Season

The 2014 boating season is starting to wrap  up and officers on the water say it was an up and down year.

According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, there have been 27 boat accidents statewide so far. 114 more words


DNR Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Zebra Mussels

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has a new, four-legged partner in fighting the spread of aquatic, invasive species.

Highly-trained dogs can sniff out just about anything, from drugs to bombs. 141 more words