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Bill aims to allow backyard wildlife feeding, but critics fear deer disease-
State Rep. Ken Borton wants to allow recreational wildlife and bird feeding to be protected. He said the intent is to allow feeding of squirrels and other small animals. But state wildlife officials say that would encourage deer and elk to congregate, spreading disease.00
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FRESH: New Wisconsin Law Aims to Protect Watersheds From Farm Runoff-
Fresh is a biweekly newsletter from Circle of Blue that unpacks the biggest international, state, and local policy news stories facing the Great Lakes region today.
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More fallout from Midland dam failures: blood-sucking parasites in rivers-
The Edenville and Sanford dams once blocked invasive lampreys from entering upstream rivers. But the 2020 dam failures provided an opening, and lamprey now threaten native fish. Regulators say they have a plan.
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Anishinaabe tribes work to save a fish significant to their culture and an important source of protein-
Native American tribes are working with university researchers and others to determine why whitefish, an important source of protein, is declining.
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Company seeks first-time restart of shuttered nuclear plant-
If successful, Palisades would become the first U.S. nuclear reactor to restart after its fuel has been removed.