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March 26, 2004

Bills allowing more ATV wetland access advance

Rep. Tom Hackbarth: “The reality is that riding doesn’t destroy wetlands.” St. Paul Several plans for again changing the rules on all-terrain vehicle use in Minnesota are getting a close look at the Capitol this session, including some that would open wetlands to off-road vehicles. The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee passed a bill

1,496 acres headed for public ownership

Correspondent Madison Hunters and outdoor enthusiasts will have a new place to hunt and enjoy wildlife in a couple of years, thanks to an effort spearheaded by the Madison Audubon Society (MAS). MAS, other conservation groups and the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship fund bought the Zeloski Marsh in eastern Jefferson County. The 1,496-acre muck farm was purchased

April 2-4: Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo, at the Radisson Hotel in Bloomington, Minn. For info call 612-926-5128, e-mail at mwfly@mwfly.com or go to www.greatwaters2004.com.

April 2-4: Wild River Gun Show, Trollhaugen, Dresser, Wisc. Fri.: 5-9 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. April 17: 8th Annual Woodcarvers Expo, Wildlife & Songbird Wood Carvings and others, 10-5 p.m., Thunderbird Mall, Menomonie. For more info call Jean Moats, 715-664-8638. May 15-16: Green County Conservation League Gun Show, Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe.

Hassett reviews first year with DNR

Correspondent Stevens Point, Wis. DNR Secretary Scott Hassett said his first year at the helm of the DNR has been challenging, but also enjoyable. Hassett attended the annual convention of the Wisconsin Commercial Deer and Elk Farmers Association in Stevens Point, and agreed to an interview with Wisconsin Outdoor News. “There were not a lot

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