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Wisconsin state flower...and other things

The Common Blue Violet (viola sororia) is the state flower of Wisconsin, Illinois, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. What do all of these states know? 127 more words

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DNR: 10 Zebra Mussels Found In Christmas Lake Despite Treatment

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In a second search of Christmas Lake, teams of divers have found and removed a total of 10 zebra mussels, according to the Department of Natural Resources. 107 more words

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Officials Urge Memorial Weekend Boaters To Keep Safety In Mind

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Many boat owners will dust off their boats and hit the water this holiday weekend, so it’s a good time to brush up on boating safety. 246 more words

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DNR proposes no antlerless quotas for 13 counties this fall

MADISON (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources plans to ask its board this month to prohibit hunters from killing antlerless deer in 13 counties in effort to regrow the herd. 79 more words

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Authorities Seek Tips After Bald Eagle Found Shot Dead

SALEM TWP. (WWJ/AP) – Authorities are seeking information from the public after a bald eagle was found fatally shot in Washtenaw County.

The bird was found in a rural area on April 3 in Salem Township, northeast of Ann Arbor, by a resident who called the state Department of Natural Resources’ poaching hotline. 112 more words

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Hickenlooper Signs Wildfire Mitigation Bills In Durango

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Legislation to boost a grant program that helps communities remove forest fuels to prevent wildfires has been signed into law by Gov. 140 more words

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Authorities catch poacher after multi-year investigation

KIMT News 3 – A Blue Earth man is in trouble with authorities after he was caught poaching again.

28-year-old Brandon Greeley is a licensed bear guide in Tofte and is well-known by Minnesota DNR conservation officers in northern and southern Minneosta as a chronic poacher. 300 more words

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