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NRB taking closer look at fenced deer study

NRB taking closer look at fenced deer study

The Natural Resources Board agreed to take a closer look at a proposed deer/forest regeneration study that would close approximately 1,000 acres to the public in Vilas County.

April 2014
Remington Arms announces voluntary recall affecting Model 700 and Model Seven rifles

Remington Arms announces voluntary recall affecting Model 700 and Model Seven rifles

Remington Arms Company, on Friday announced a voluntary recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro (“XMP”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014.

April 2014
Chippewa tribes appeal night-shooting loss

Chippewa tribes appeal night-shooting loss

State wants $18K in fees from Chippewa tribes

April 2014
Study: higher buck kill could slow CWD spread

Study: higher buck kill could slow CWD spread

A just-released University of Wisconsin study of chronic wasting disease recommends focusing more hunting pressure on the deer most likely to carry and spread CWD in whitetails: bucks, the males of the species.

April 2014
Fenced-deer study raises concerns of state group

Fenced-deer study raises concerns of state group

The DNR eventually may go ahead with its idea to build several fenced enclosures on 900 acres in Vilas County to study deer impact on forest regeneration, but the agency likely will have to shed more light on its intent first.

April 2014
DNR considers 900-acre enclosure for deer study

DNR considers 900-acre enclosure for deer study

A 30-year experiment to determine how heavily deer of different population levels browse forest vegetation is planned for a 900-acre area in north-central Vilas County south of Palmer Lake

March 2014
Waterfowl season changes ahead

Waterfowl season changes ahead

State waterfowlers can expect fewer Ontario Canada geese, a smaller Horicon Zone, and possibly an early teal season this fall.

March 2014
Hunters’ choice: public or private?

Hunters’ choice: public or private?

There are a number of unknowns about just how the DNR is going to implement changes from the Deer Trustee Report

March 2014
Land for sale signs coming soon

Land for sale signs coming soon

Get ready to see “For Sale” signs appear on up to 10,000 acres of state lands.

March 2014
DNR says elk must ‘leave home’

DNR says elk must ‘leave home’

Like that 20-something youngster who finds living with parents an overly comfortable lifestyle, Wisconsin’s elk seem not one bit interested in what lies beyond their current habitat – so the DNR is moving some of them to a new home

February 2014
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