NRB strikes holiday hunt in two counties, reduces antlerless deer quotas in 11 northern counties.
Instead returns to 10 permits, as in each of the previous two seasons.
Public comment will be limited during meetings, but may be delivered prior to meetings.
Now’s the time for Wisconsin landowners to pull garlic mustard plants.
Woods and waters are special places that sportsmen need to work to preserve. (Photo by Tim Eisele)People who hunt, trap and fish know about the special places. If you are a duck hunter, you know the magic of sunrise and sunset on your favorite duck marsh. The cattails, water and distant bluffs tell you that you are in a special…
Hen mallard daily bag limit increases to two per day for 2020 season.
Deer hunters listened in remotely and may now submit online comments regarding CDAC recommendations.
Wisconsin waters are open and people may fish if they have a license and abide by normal season regulations. In addition, all regulations apply for hunting and trapping.
Conservation Congress and Wisconsin DNR decided to cancel in-person portion of spring hearing meetings scheduled April 13 due to coronavirus pandemic, but sportsmen may submit local rule resolutions through April 6.
Green Bay native attended UW-Stevens Point and comes to NRB from Vernon County’s Kickapoo Valley Reserve.
Cole has served in that post since December 2018.
Natural Resources Board members looking for shorter crossbow season, adding 10 days to gun season, statewide deer baiting ban and more.
More state duck hunters now looking at open-water hunting on Green Bay and Lake Michigan.
Studies show that bullet fragments move through a dispatched animal carcass well beyond the wound channel.
Senate rejection of DATCP secretary nominee Brad Pfaff may have DNR secretary designee Cole thinking twice.
Wisconsin DNR crossbow hunting report finds no sociological or biological reasons not to continue with season
Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board members still concerned about high crossbow buck harvest success rates.
He cites possible conflict of interest in his role as executive director of Wisconsin Green Fire.
Decision now moves to full Wisconsin Senate.
The state duck stamp has been the same cost since 1997, while inflation and higher costs of gasoline and equipment to “build” habitat eat away at its effectiveness.
Left to right: Larry Bonde of the Conservation Congress, DNR Deputy Secretary Todd Ambs, NRB member Greg Kazmierski, and Tami Ryan, current DNR wildlife director, provide background on CWD efforts in Wisconsin during a Sept. 3 meeting in Madison. (Photo by Tim Eisele)The Wisconsin DNR, Conservation Congress, and Natural Resources Board held a joint press conference Tuesday, Sept. 3 to…
Jim and Katie Leonhard, Driftless Region landowners, valued advice they received from professionals with My Wisconsin Woods. (Photo by Tim Eisele)The My Wisconsin Woods program, previously offered by the Aldo Leopold Foundation in southwest Wisconsin, is now available statewide. This program is geared especially for landowners who have never had a forester out to their land before. Landowners can go…
Buddy Huffaker (l) and Katie and Jim Leonhard review photos of land management activities over recent years. (Photo by Tim Eisele)Cross Plains, Wis. — A successful woodland owner has a good offense and a good defense. On offense, take the initiative to do something! Consider what you’d like the woodland to look like in the future, obtain advice from knowledgeable…
(mywisconsinwoods.org)Baraboo, Wis. — The My Wisconsin Woods Program originally started in southwest Wisconsin to show woodland owners the joy and benefits of managing their woods. Jim and Katie Leonhard, of Cross Plains, are examples of the many landowners who benefited from the My Wisconsin Woods Program in the Driftless Region, and now that program has gone statewide. “No single conservation…
NRB members may move to shorten the season with a proposed Jan. 5 closing date.
(Photo by Tim Eisele)“If you don’t have it, you don’t want it.” “Buy time and pay for science.” You might have heard those words if you have attended recent meetings on chronic wasting disease (CWD). They are the favorite mantras of Doug Duren, a landowner from Cazenovia in Richland County. Duren serves on the County Deer Advisory Council and is the…
Wisconsin wildlife refuge closed areas and ruffed grouse and waterfowl management plans all open for public comment now.