The three states are in the early stages of planning to test samples from grouse this fall, but at this point there is no evidence that the virus is having a population-level impact in the Great Lakes region.
Rogers’ actions surface May 17 during discussion on Farm Bill renewal.
Wisconsin DNR personnel and volunteers now running spring ruffed grouse drumming surveys.
Video blog from Kristen Monroe offers up tips on where they can be found.
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Deer farmers would have three options for enhanced fencing, movement of live deer from CWD counties would be banned, and hunters would have to bone out carcasses in CWD counties or take carcasses directly to processors or taxidermists.
Team efforts involve mulling reg changes with Minnesota on a stretch of the Mississippi and working with Michigan to help walleyes rebound at Lac Vieux Desert.
MCAC has teamed up with the USA High School Clay Target League to offer a new sanctioned varsity sport – clay target shooting – to begin this fall.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will raffle off a fifth bull elk tag.
The CWD-positive one-year-old doe was harvested on a disease surveillance permit issued within a 10-mile radius of the recent Lincoln County positive detection. It's Oneida County's first CWD-positive wild deer.
Bears, bobcats, gray wolves and mountain lions expanding into some areas they have not inhabited in years.
Using a blind is not a guarantee for bagging a gobbler, but at least hunters get to spend some time in the woods.
On Saturday, April 14, the area will be front and center for the second annual Wisconsin Prairie Chicken Festival.
In Minnesota, Kawishiwi River and stretch of Mississippi, along with Kinnickinnic River in Wisconsin and middle fork of Vermilion in Illinois included in that top-10 at-risk list.
Wisconsin's population has grown from only 11 Kirtland's warblers and three nests documented in 2007 to 53 birds and 20 total nests in 2017.
Duck opening dates, Canada geese bag limits/zones highlight changes in Wisconsin migratory bird hunting regs [video]
North duck zone will open one week later than in previous years, resulting in a single statewide opener for the North, South and Mississippi zones on Sept. 29; daily Canada goose bag limit increased to three birds per day.
The season is expected to look similar to previous waterfowl seasons overall as far as season length and duck bag limits, but with one significant change on the duck side of the season – the duck zones would all open on the same day, if NRB members approve the season framework as offered by the DNR.
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