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Gov. Tony Evers directs DNR to reopen state parks, forests under special conditions

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Gov. Tony Evers directs DNR to reopen state parks, forests under special conditions

Gov. Tony Evers directs DNR to reopen state parks, forests under special conditions

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Tony Evers has directed the Department of Natural Resources to reopen several state parks and forests under special conditions.

NEW AT NOON -- GOVERNOR TONYEVERS IS DIRECTING THEDEPARTMENT OF NATURALRESOURCES TOMANY -- BUT NOTALL PARKS AND FORESTS.THE 34STATE PARKS WILL BE OPEN TOTHE PUBLIC AGAIN, STARTING MAYFIRST.THERE WILL BE A FEWCHANGES -- INCLUDING REDUCEDHOURS.

PARKS WILL BE CLOSED ONWEDNESDAYS FOR CLEANING -- ANDRESTROOMS AND OTHER BUILDINGSWILL STILL BE CLOSED.IN THEPAST HOUR -- LT.

GOVERNORMANDELA BARNES SAID THIS ISJUST ONE SMALL STEP -- INSLOWLY REOPENING WISCONSIN.We must understand that thisis a process.

There is noswitch that we can flip on asingle date to reopen things,that's now how a pandemicworks.

But, as we work our waythere we will turn the dial onthese restrictions when it issafe and responsible to do soWE HAVE MORE DETAILS ABOUTWHICH PARKS ARE OPEN AND THENEW RESTRICTIONS -- AT TMJ4DOT COM.




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