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DNR Requests Feedback on Big Rice, Little Rice Lake Management

Created: 02/03/2014 2:58 PM WDIO.com

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking feedback from the public regarding Big Rice, and Little Rice Lake management.  The meeting will be held at the DNR Tower offices at 650 Highway 169 in Tower on Thursday, February 20 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM.

Tower area wildlife managers and shallow lakes specialists will be on hand to discuss Big Rice and Little Rice Lake management.

According to a press release, DNR Staff will be available to discuss wild rice management, duck hunting, pickerelweed management, water level management and Little Rice Refuge waterfowl surveys.

“This will be an opportunity for the public to ask questions about the management of these lakes, and to provide feedback on how management decisions may be impacting their use of those areas,” Tom Rusch, DNR Tower area wildlife manager said in the release.

Hunters, ricers, trappers, bird watchers and other wildlife enthusiasts are all welcome to attend and participate in the discussion.

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