Helpful tips can help Wisconsin homeowners avoid potential conflicts with black bears – Weekly News

Contact(s): Brad Koele, DNR wildlife damage specialist, 715-356-5211 Ext. 234 MADISON – Black bears have begun to emerge from their dens throughout Wisconsin and homeowners are encouraged to take precautions to avoid potential conflicts. Black bears normally avoid contact with people, but when food sources are available bears can quickly …

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Wisconsin State Parks encouraging visitors to get active and stay healthy with new OutWiGo initiative – Weekly News

Contact(s): Missy Vanlanduyt, 608-266-7617; Jane Simkins, 608-266-7616, Wisconsin State Parks; or Paul Holtan, DNR Office of Communications, 608-267-7517 MADISON – Wisconsin State Parks are kicking off a new initiative called OutWiGo — pronounced “Out-We-Go” to promote good health through the great outdoors. People looking to get moving, get motivated or …

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