Population declines over the past several decades have led to an increased emphasis on grassland habitat management on the four core properties and neighboring private lands.
Wisconsin DNR Reports
Interest in sturgeon spearing continues to be strong with 12,962 licenses sold for the 2017 season, including 12,479 for Lake Winnebago and 483 for the Upriver Lakes.
Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin are confident that experimental teal seasons met federal requirements and that the fourth year should not require any additional monitoring.
Season opens at 5 a.m. Jan. 7 and runs until midnight May 5
Competition, which attracts many of the top wildlife artists from across the country each year, will be held Sept. 15-16