Natural Resources Board http://wxpr.org en Board Tightens Ring On Firewood Purchases http://wxpr.org/post/board-tightens-ring-firewood-purchases <p>The state&nbsp;Natural Resources Board voted unanimously in favor of key provisions to change the state's hunting culture -- changes drafted by Texas researcher James Kroll. One key provision eliminates in-person deer registrations at places like bars and gas stations, in favor of online and phone registrations.. Other changes include a reduction in deer management units, the creation of county committees to advise state wildlife experts on deer population goals.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:14:21 +0000 Ken Krall 13442 at http://wxpr.org Board Tightens Ring On Firewood Purchases NRB Approves Shoreland Zoning Changes http://wxpr.org/post/nrb-approves-shoreland-zoning-changes <p>The state Natural Resources Board has approved changes in Wisconsin's shoreland protection laws that a DNR spokesperson says make them better for landowners.</p><p>The state updated the regulations in 2010 for the first time since the 1960's. The changes were met with resistence by local zoning administrators who said they were going to be costly and difficult to implement.</p><p> </p><p>Russ Rasmussen, an administrator in the DNR's water division, says the update clarifies hard surface regulations concerning runoff. He outlines the changes...</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:11:42 +0000 Ken Krall 11889 at http://wxpr.org NRB Approves Shoreland Zoning Changes More of Willow Flowage Opens to Vehicles http://wxpr.org/post/more-willow-flowage-opens-vehicles <p>Willow Flowage roads may see more ATVs and UTVs.&nbsp; The DNR’s Natural Resources Board has approved an amendment that increases motorized vehicle access.&nbsp;</p><p>Thomas Shockley is the DNR’s Willow Flowage Forester. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">H</span>e says the public weighed in on the original management plan for the Flowage.</p> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10117 at http://wxpr.org More of Willow Flowage Opens to Vehicles