Weigh in on deer herd size and management unit boundaries.
Wisconsin DNR Reports
Preliminary data from the Wisconsin DNR shows hunters harvested 4,129 bears during the 2020 Wisconsin black bear season, an increase from the 3,679 reported in 2019.
Wisconsin DNR will host a regional virtual public meeting – for St. Croix, Pierce, Dunn, Chippewa, Eau Claire and Clark counties – to discuss updating the Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan.
EHD can be fatal to deer but is not a threat to human health.
The crane endured one of Wisconsin’s harshest winters to hatch a happy milestone.
The updating process will include a review of the existing plan, an analysis of available data and trends and significant public input on angling and management preferences.
A wholesale fish dealer from Platteville is facing state charges.
New online form available for hunters.
Using the new occupancy model, the DNR estimated that there are between 957 and 1,573 wolves in Wisconsin, with the most likely estimate being 1,195 wolves. This is an increase from the 2019 range of 835 to 1,333 wolves with the most likely estimate being 1,047 wolves.
Aim of study is to gain more information about statewide hunter success and selectivity when deer hunting.
First positive identification of EAB in both counties.
In collaboration with the Minnesota and Michigan Departments of Natural Resources, the Ruffed Grouse Society and Wisconsin Conservation Congress, the Wisconsin DNR will conduct the third and final year of sampling in a multi-year monitoring program this fall looking at WNV in ruffed grouse.
Moving westward, the rice outlook improves across northern Wisconsin.
DNR: Fall hunting, trapping season forecasts highlight hunter opportunities, notable changes to limits, zones
The agency releases the 2020 fall forecast series.
Millions of yards of contamination cleaned from riverbed.
A total of 22 wildlife artists submitted 37 pieces of artwork for the 2021 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp design contests.
“These findings indicate that while ruffed grouse are being exposed to WNV, there are birds that are surviving and clearing the virus from their bodies.”
It’s believed that early identification and reporting will keep Japanese stilt grass from spreading.
With no permits available, no applications will be made available or accepted this year.
The new laws affect passenger requirements, headlamps, operational requirements, vehicle legal definitions and more.
Butterfly dock has reportedly grown as tall as 7 feet with leaves that can span over one yard in diameter, shading out native species.
Survey seeks to identify chimneys providing bird habitat;
pilot project aims to help owners pay for repairs to preserve habitat.
Just shy of 28,000 Wisconsin residents entered the drawing for one of four once-in-a-lifetime elk tags. The winners are from the cities of Appleton, Junction City, Marengo and McFarland.
With capacity limits in place for select properties since May 1, some of these properties have seen an overwhelming number of visitors.
Weather conditions were optimal for almost every period of the 2020 turkey season.
Special conditions to ensure the safety of staff and visitors.