Wisconsin

WISCONSIN | Fall webworms start making an appearance

MADISON, WI–Web-like nests of fall webworm caterpillars, a common native pest active from July through September in Wisconsin, are beginning to appear in parts of the state. “Fall webworms are rarely large enough to cause lasting damage to trees, but the presence of nests and feeding damage from caterpillars can greatly affect how the tree … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Fall webworms start making an appearance

WISCONSIN | Aug. 1 deadline looms for Upriver Lakes Sturgeon Spearing Drawing

OSHKOSH, Wis.– Sturgeon spearers have until Aug. 1 to apply for a 2019 Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing license or purchase a preference point to be used in future drawings. Participation in the Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing season on lakes Butte des Morts, Winneconne and Poygan in February 2019 is controlled through a preference point system … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Aug. 1 deadline looms for Upriver Lakes Sturgeon Spearing Drawing

WISCONSIN | Public update set on Lake Poygan restoration

OSHKOSH, WI – Details regarding the Lake Poygan Habitat Restoration Area project will be presented at a public informational meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the James Coughlin Center in Oshkosh. The project — which involves the construction of a long, arcing break wall — is designed to establish a quiet … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Public update set on Lake Poygan restoration

Tim O’Brien Homes Unveils 1st Home in Wisconsin’s 1st Net Zero Community

NEW BERLIN, Wis./ July 16, 2018 (STL.News) On Friday, July 20th at 10:00 a.m., Tim O’Brien Homes Inc along with Neumann Companies, SunVest Solar Inc., and the City of New Berlin will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Savannah Model Home at Wisconsin’s first Net Zero community, Red Fox Crossing in New Berlin. A … Continue reading Tim O’Brien Homes Unveils 1st Home in Wisconsin’s 1st Net Zero Community

WISCONSIN | Anglers encouraged to take questionnaire about bag, size limits on Mississippi River

LA CROSSE, WI – Anglers who fish the Mississippi River between Prescott, Wis., and the Iowa border can take an online questionnaire about what they think about existing bag and size limits on that stretch of the river and their reactions to potential regulation changes. The online questionnaire is part of a multi-state review by … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Anglers encouraged to take questionnaire about bag, size limits on Mississippi River

WISCONSIN | Public comment period opens for Interim Forest Management Plans

MADISON, WI – Two draft interim plans that will guide the management of forest resources of state-owned properties are now available for review and comment from July 16 through July 30, 2018.  Interim plans guide forest management on properties until formal master plans are completed. Interim Forest Management Plans are important because they help department … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Public comment period opens for Interim Forest Management Plans

WISCONSIN | Department of Natural Resources to open no-fee public shooting range in Columbia County July 24

POYNETTE, Wis. – For the first time in more than 20 years, southern Wisconsin target shooting enthusiasts will get a new no-fee public shooting range on public land when the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources opens the Columbia County Public Target Range on July 24. DNR Secretary Dan Meyer will cut the ribbon at 10 … Continue reading WISCONSIN | Department of Natural Resources to open no-fee public shooting range in Columbia County July 24

WISCONSIN News: Wayne County man, Charles F. Sarno indicted on drug charges

West Salem, WN. – A Wayne County man was indicted in federal court on charges involving methamphetamine, cocaine and crack cocaine. Charles F. Sarno, 36, of West Salem, was indicted on one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine cocaine. The indictment … Continue reading WISCONSIN News: Wayne County man, Charles F. Sarno indicted on drug charges