Prevent the Spread of Forest Pests – Don’t Move Firewood
With the annual gun deer hunting season starting soon, many will travel to their annual deer camp spot in our state.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is asking hunters who use firewood to either buy local or certified firewood in order to prevent the spread of harmful forest pests and diseases.

Protecting our forests helps preserve wildlife habitats used for hunting. State certified firewood displays a DATCP label with a certification number and the firewood dealer’s name.

It is available at many retail locations including gas stations and may be purchased directly from certified firewood dealers.

DATCP’s firewood dealer certification program is voluntary, and there are currently 36 participants....


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