DNR magazine survives – for now – and JFC increases fees for camping and daily admission to state parks.
Wisconsin – Tim Eisele
Mill tax has a direct, positive impact on wildlife habitat; magazine doesn’t cost the DNR a dime.
An interesting experience in southwestern Wisconsin, to be sure, but not one that can top the incident a friend had while turkey hunting up north.
Minnesota, Missouri fund natural resource efforts through sales tax programs — so why not Wisconsin?
Sportsmen no longer have to shoulder entire burden through hunting, fishing, trapping fee increases.
His idea falls outside of NRB’s responsibility of setting policy for the DNR.
Is Walker’s magazine move a sleight of hand to divert attention from his desire to kill the forest mill tax?
Readings of Aldo Leopold’s essays and showings of ‘Green Fire’ scheduled around the state the first week of March
Increases in six licenses or stamps, along with pulling sportsmen’s dollars from commercial fisheries, would provide an estimated $14.8 million for the DNR
Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board takes up railroad issue, asks for return to foot-traffic crossing of rails
Natural Resources Board also polling sportsmen on question of creating a muskie tagging system that would limit anglers to keeping just one muskie per season
Wisconsin’s CWD expert, Mike Samuel, has suggestions for DNR and Natural Resources Board on white-tailed deer health
Wisconsin’s top CWD researcher retiring at the end of January
Wisconsin’s Natural Resource Board makes appropriate changes in 2016 to meet open meetings law requirements
With changes, no danger of natural resources management issues escaping public review
Online public comment on committee’s work open from from Dec. 20 through Jan. 3, 2017
Retired DNR wildlife leader Tom Hauge says if state can invest in Milwaukee Bucks, the state can also invest in Wisconsin’s real deer herd
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board approves third phase of Wisconsin legislature’s 10,000-acre DNR land sale
Some Wisconsin sportsmen still resistant to the idea of selling off public land that could be used for hunting, trapping and fishing
DNR’s Cathy Stepp seems intent on cleaning house even when house appears to be in order
A positive perception of hunting by the majority of this country’s voting public will keep hunters in the field
Waterfowling public will be invited to judging and events leading up to Sept. 15-16, 2017, judging of art from nationally known artists
Top three entries in each category to be on display Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee Aug. 4-14
Organizers and volunteers work all year to put together event in the vision of founder Gov. Warren Knowles
Congress leaders call for deer feeding, baiting ban and double-fencing on game farms with CWD positives
Wisconsin NRB member Greg Kazmierski way off base in his description of the DNR’s Sex-Age-Kill formula
2006 SAK audit by seven experts from U.S. and Canada had high praise for Wisconsin’s SAK deer formula
Wisconsin sportsmen may begin buying 2016 licenses; turkey tags on sale March 21 as scheduled
USFWS is looking at possible 60-day duck season
Agency expects system to be running by end of March; leftover turkey tags go on sale March 21
DNR later claimed the meeting didn’t include government business, so it couldn’t be called ‘a meeting’
Decoy motion is allowed in Wisconsin, but that motion must be imparted by wind or hunter