Besides the temperature fluctuations, the wind has been the main story. That has kept many people off the open water and eaten up the ice that remains. And what about winterkill?
April 18, 2023
Wisconsin DNR secretary Adam Payne told Natural Resources Board (NRB) members at the board’s April 12 meeting that the DNR will be making changes and improvements in the draft wolf management plan. The DNR is still reviewing the more than 3,500 comments it received on the draft wolf plan and the agency will share those comments with the public.
It’s been seven years since deer carcass tagging and in-person deer registration were eliminated in Wisconsin. Today, 37 states require physical tagging of deer. Wisconsin hunters were surprised when the state legislature discontinued “tagging” and physical in-person registrations. Why was it changed when the system wasn’t broken?
Siren, Wis. — Burnett County District Attorney James Rennicke’s office staff recently confirmed trespassing charges would not be filed against a group of men who allegedly trespassed on private land last deer season.
“After all this time, I’m not surprised,” said Ed Batton, the property owner in the incident. “Frustrated, but not surprised.”
The Crawford County DNR and Conservation Congress spring open house meeting took place in Prairie du Chien April 3.
The light turnout of meeting goers that night – just eight people – elected Steve Rickleff, of Prairie du Chien, to a two-year term as a delegate on the Crawford County Conservation Congress.
Wolves and wake boats were hot topics at Washington County’s Conservation Congress and Department of Natural Resources open house meeting April 5. Twenty-two citizens attended the open house, along with DNR representatives and local Conservation Congress delegates.
There were no wolf questions on the spring hearing agenda, but wolves are an important issue for Corky Meyer, of Boltonville.
Pruning or cutting your oak trees now puts them at risk of this tree disease.