Tuesday, May 30th, 2023
Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

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May 24, 2023

Minnesota bonding, cash bills pass in late hours of session; two gun-control measures pass

The Minnesota DNR will receive $233.1 million from the bonding bill and $14.1 million from the cash bill to be used for infrastructure-improvement projects.
Also, two gun-control measures pass, and the House and Senate approved the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund renewal bill. Voters now will have the opportunity to renew the state lottery dedication during the November 2024 election.

Wisconsin DNR estimates state’s elk numbers will pass 500 by July

Wisconsin’s northern elk herd is expected to reach about 355 animals following the spring calving season, with the newer southern herd hitting about 160 elk once calves hit the ground in June.
The DNR told the Natural Resources Board at a May 24 meeting that the Clam Lake herd in Ashland and Sawyer counties now numbers an estimated 271 elk, and about 130 in Jackson County in the Black River State Forest.

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