Those interested in building a strong connection with nature, learning more about conservation, eating locally and sustainably, and receiving hands-on training from hunting experts are encouraged to head to Crex Meadows Wildlife Area in April for a Learn to Hunt turkey event.
Many bears throughout Wisconsin have begun to emerge from their dens, and homeowners are encouraged to take precautions to avoid potential conflicts with hungry bears. Black bears normally avoid contact with people, but when food sources are available bears can quickly learn to associate humans with food
The village of Rib Lake has requested approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to upgrade its existing wastewater treatment facility. The Taylor County village's treatment facility has historically performed adequately and generally complied with DNR discharge standards.
U.S. SENATOR TAMMY BALDWIN’S NEW LEGISLATION TO ACCELERATE WATER TECHNOLOGIES RECEIVES STRONG SUPPORT
The Water Council: “An important and critical step in fostering new, innovative procedures and products in the marketplace and in communities that would help address these tremendous national challenges.”
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today introduced new legislation, the Water Technology Acceleration Act, which would accelerate the development and deployment of water technologies to solve our most pressing water challenges, including lead safety, phosphorous reduction and treatment of bacteria and nitrates.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is planning to conduct prescribed burning on a number of DNR properties in southern Wisconsin this spring if appropriate weather conditions exist.
Most of the existing treatment plant was constructed in 1979 and although the plant has sufficient capacity, much of the equipment is in need of replacement or rehabilitation. Improvements proposed for phase one, the first of three phases, would include
Rep. David Steffen (R-Howard) was joined by members of local law enforcement in supporting a bill that aims to make counties whole for costs incurred while housing state prisoners in county jails. Currently, state prisoners who have violated conditions of their probation, parole, or extended supervision can be housed in county jails while they await revocation proceedings. These are commonly known as probation and parole holds
In response to threats by Senate Republicans to block emergency relief for the citizens of Flint, Michigan, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement
Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner released the following statement in support of the efforts of the City of Waukesha to borrow water from Lake Michigan. Congressman Sensenbrenner: “The City of Waukesha has gone through extensive public and environmental processes, and meets the requirements necessary under the Great Lakes Compact to borrow Lake Michigan water.