THE WISCONSIN WIRE: The latest from the WI DNR

Wisconsin WireDiscounted licenses make fishing easier for all over July 4 holiday 
DNR Days and fishing a winning combo MADISON – Discounted licenses make it even easier for anglers to get all of their family and friends out fishing over the July 4th holiday. And now, a new promotional effort can make it easier and cheaper to get them out to the old ball game.   –  Read Full Article

Hunters, trappers and sturgeon spearers reminded that Aug. 1 is deadline for many season applications
MADISON – Though summer has just begun, a key deadline of August 1 is approaching for those interested in getting permits for many hunting and trapping seasons this fall.   –  Read Full Article

Drinking water monitoring and reporting violations cut by one-third 
Health-based violations remain low, with 96 percent of systems having no violationsMADISON – Wisconsin public water supply system operators reduced by one-third their violations of monitoring or reporting requirements for drinking water and continued their stellar record of serving water that met all health-based standards in 2012, a recently released report shows.  –  Read Full Article

DNR gets green light to start safe drinking water rule revision process
MADISON – The state has started revising rules governing how frequently Wisconsin’s 11,400 public water systems monitor for bacterial contaminants to reflect changes in federal rules aimed at increasing public health and safety.   –  Read Full Article

Five more companies apply for Wisconsin’s Green Tier Program
MADISON – Five Wisconsin businesses committed to environmental performance are being considered for the state’s innovative Green Tier program. The C.A. Lawton Company; Lands’ End; the Pilgrim Center of United Church Camps, Inc.; R3NEW, LLC; and R.A. Smith National, Inc., have applied for Tier 1 of the program, which encourages innovation, collaboration and new environmental goal setting.  –  Read Full Article

Support your favorite park through America is your Park campaign
MADISON – Visitors to Wisconsin State parks who get out and get active this summer can support their favorite park at the same time by taking up a challenge to help their favorite park win a recreation grant.  –  Read Full Article

Musky Clubs Alliance gives $28,710 to help raise musky
WAUSAU – Anglers who fish for musky and local economies will benefit from nearly $30,000 donated by Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin to help raise the famed fighters at state fish hatcheries.   –  Read Full Article

 

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