Mount Horeb youth used gun case, tagged her deer, and had it tested for CWD.
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Whitetails Unlimited recently partnered with the Wisconsin DNR to plant mini-apple orchards on various public hunting lands throughout Wisconsin. Each mini-orchard will consist of eight to 12 apple trees. According to a Whitetails Unlimited news release, the project will not…
Plymouth, Minn. — When you snap photos of your buck this fall, remember to submit them to the 2017 Best Buck Photo Contest appearing in the Outdoor News publications. The annual photo contest is now open to hunting enthusiasts in…
New Wisconsin state budget eliminates carcass tags for deer and turkeys, registration of Canada geese
Motorists may now pick up road-killed turkeys with DNR authorization.
The DNR will be doing weekly updates throughout the archery season.
“We’ve collared a random sample of deer and coyotes, so the collars don’t indicate anything about the animals’ health or suitability for harvest.”
The cooperation of hunters and private businesses has become increasingly vital to the success of sampling process.
Some businesses offer hunters processing, testing, and taxidermy.
MADISON — Early in September, County Deer Advisory Councils will provide preliminary recommendations on county deer population objectives for the next three years and potential changes to Deer Management Unit (DMU) boundaries for online public review and comment. The online…
Ban designed to slow the disease's spread by preventing deer from congregating over feed and bait piles.
Would be scaled back in counties with chronic wasting disease; bill now headed to governor.
Senate already passed bill; would only then need Gov. Scott Walker’s signature to lift CWD protection.
Ban would last three years in counties with CWD if no additional deer test positive and would last two years in neighboring counties; heads to state Assembly.
The 2017 season structure designates Ashland, Iron and Vilas counties and the eastern half of Eau Claire County as buck-only.
John Walker was cited in 2015 for placing corn and pumpkins near his deer stands on his Washburn County property. A circuit judge tossed the citation, finding there wasn't any evidence Walker intended to hunt over the food.
Plan covers action items like surveillance and monitoring, education and outreach, biosecurity and safety, research, and public involvement.
Agency sampled more than 6,000 deer for chronic wasting disease statewide in 2016; positive detections primarily within the endemic area in southern Wisconsin.
What I like most about CDAC is that assessments and recommendations are determined according to each individual county’s specific deer season goals.
Baiting, feeding ban in CWD-affected counties the one remaining tool the DNR has to slow CWD spread.
Five-year study one of the largest in the nation; researchers’ goal is to collar 100 deer per year.
Perhaps a Wisconsin County Deer Advisory Council meeting will provide some clarity into how other states take initiative to include public insight into the policy-making process of any given deer season.
Agency looking to capture 500 deer over five years in two study areas; predators also being collared.
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