Wisconsin DNR wants tighter firewood restrictions

Ash Borer evidence below bark.MADISON — Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials plan to ask their board for permission to tighten restrictions on firewood movement.

The new rules amend the regulations to ban firewood coming from more than 10 miles away to state properties, such as parks. The current ruling is 25 miles.

DNR officials also recommend lifting the ban on out-of-state firewood

These deliberations will take place at an October 24, 2012 meeting in Madison.

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