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State officials to push DNR on access to public land

the Journal Sentinel

TAXLAND TAX LAND HiddenHuntingLand Hidden Hunting Land --- An area of land in Washington County near Kewaskum, just north of Sunset Dr. The 34-acre parcel is privately owned but open to the public through a tax-relief program run by the state Department of Natural Resources. Teeming with wildlife, this is a hunter's dreamland. The land is among more than a million acres in Wisconsin open to the public through the Managed Forest Law program. June 28, 2012. Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM Photo: Image by Mike De Sisti

State officials to push DNR on access to public land

CREATED Sep. 21, 2012 Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin legislators from both parties say they will push the state Department of Natural Resources to improve public access to more than a million acres of private forest land that is supposed to be open to the public for hunting, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing and sightseeing.

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