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February 2, 2024

Jeff Frischkorn: That weekend getaway in an RV doesn’t come without headaches

Having given up on Rving and RV ownership several years – and three units – ago, I do not miss one iota of the trials and tribulations of said products.
Not that I remain immune from keeping an eye on the industry and the goings-on of the so-called “RV Lifestyle.” And the best source – in my humble opinion – of that station of life is a frequent online blog produced by a full-time RVing couple.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launching National Recovery Plan for wolves

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today said it would develop “a path to support a long term and durable approach for gray wolves in the lower 48 states” including – for the first time – a National Recovery Plan under the Endangered Species Act. 
The agency said it will undertake the process to develop the first-ever nationwide gray wolf recovery plan by Dec. 12, 2025. The announcement does not make any immediate changes to the legal status of gray wolves in the United States.

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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board gives DNR the nod on 10% fewer bear tags this fall

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) reduced the bear harvest quota from last season for 2024, which will result in 10% fewer tags to be issued.
The 2023 bear harvest took a significant dip, totaling 3,005 bears, whereas the kill in an average year is around 4,000. The 2023 harvest included 26 bears shot on agriculture damage permits, 25 during learn-to-hunt events, and 29 bears by tribal off-reservation hunters.

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Retired Wisconsin wardens want hunter education in-person field day, stress its importance

An award-winning hunter safety instructor in Wisconsin is frustrated a bill that requires young persons to attend an in-person field day as a requirement for passing an online hunter education course is stalled in the state Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage.

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Public input needed on fisheries management plans for 104 Minnesota lakes

February is the month to connect with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries offices across Minnesota about 112 lakes in 34 counties that will have their fisheries lake management plans updated in 2024.
“People interested in the health and quality of Minnesota’s fisheries are a critical part of the DNR’s fisheries lake management planning process,” said Jon Hansen, DNR fisheries management consultant.

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Michigan DNR cancels 2024 Black Lake sturgeon season due to poor ice conditions

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is announcing the cancellation of the 2024 Black Lake sturgeon season, which was scheduled to start Saturday, Feb. 3.
A harvest limit is set for each Black Lake sturgeon season. With the current marginal ice conditions and depletion of ice on Black Lake, there is concern of excessive harvest with the inability to effectively track harvests with limited DNR personnel on the ice. 

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