Sometimes just an extra pair of hands can be very helpful.
Evers makes 78 vetoes in first budget; creates Office of Outdoor Recreation in Department of Tourism.
Bill Smith’s 34-year DNR career began in 1978 as environmental engineer, ended as deputy DNR secretary.
It may have been a hindrance to Wisconsin’s annual ruffed grouse drumming survey, which helps biologists gauge population trends.
These prairie flowers, shooting stars, release pollen from a bumblebee buzzing. (Photo by Jerry Davis)Most animal sounds, usually called vocalizations and regardless of origin, carry meanings. Sometimes they are calls to others of their kind, attracting mates, sounding alarms, finding food, and in some cases acquiring food. Insects are common pollinators, which are attracted to a plant offering something including…
It will feature $10,000 in cash and prizes, with all proceeds funding projects for Wisconsin Hero Outdoors.
Even though it’s still early in 2019, it’s not too early to begin thinking about who could be nominated as the next Wisconsin ethical hunter. The award is assigned every year. (Photo by Jerry Davis)This year, do something to provide a good feeling for yourself and another hunter. Nominate an ethical Wisconsin hunter, who could – after review by a…
Relationships have never been better between the Conservation Congress, Wisconsin DNR, and the Natural Resources Board.
Madison Fishing Expo’s Charlie Grimm passed away on Saturday, May 4, opening day of the fishing season.
The Wisconsin DNR still has plenty of leftover spring turkey available for counter or online purchase.
Dane County 12-year-old’s enthusiasm captures his mentor’s attention.
Marissa Kaminski (r) won the Todd P. Eisele Memorial Scholarship for 2019. Kaminski is studying waterfowl management. On the left is Mike Eisele, co-funder of the scholarship. (Photo by Tim Eisele)Anybody who attended college several decades ago would find it amazing to see what today’s students are doing. That is particularly true at the UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources…
Question No. 16, which overwhelmingly passed, 5,120 to 2,488, asked if residents would favor reducing the daily walleye bag limit from five to three (only one could be a sauger or hybrid) on the Lake Winnebago system in Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago counties. (billMARCHEL.com)On April 8, the DNR and Conservation Congres…
Alternate sites mean citizens won’t have to travel to NRB meeting locations.
Cow No. 13 found dead of natural causes at age 24 near Butternut in early April.
Do some scouting and practice calling to prepare for this spring’s six turkey seasons.
The Wisconsin Traditional Archers will host the group’s annual Bow Jam, a self-bow jamboree, April 13-14 at the Ojibwa Bowhunters’ home site at 3045 South Johnson Road, New Berlin. Bow Jam is a great place to learn – first of all – just what a self-bow is and then how to build one. A self-bow is a bow carved out…
The 35th annual free spring fishing clinics are scheduled from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, allowing kids 15 and under to wet a line, get some fishing education, and even fill their bellies. While these Wisconsin DNR clinics are free, people are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for the Hunger Task Force, which will distribute…
DNR not asked to take a position on Assembly Bill 39, which would increase fines for poaching.
Now is a good time to consider species to be planted this spring.
This latest transfer effort marks the final shipment of Kentucky elk to Wisconsin
His reporting key to the banning of DDT. Fellow 2019 inductee Craven instrumental in beginning a national educational effort teaching benefits of hunting.
Sportsmen may nominate a fellow hunter for the annual Wisconsin Ethical Hunter of the Year Award.
New Aldo Leopold exhibit running at UW-Madison Library of Special Collections through May 24.
Anytime is a great time to lend assistance, but extra labor is particularly helpful during a tough winter. Our landowner friends, particularly farmers, must do a day’s work after a big snowstorm before their day of work begins. After school, on weekends, holidays, snow days (specifically), check and see if one of the farmers on whose land you hunt, hike,…
Seeing displays of sap-tapping tools and equipment might turn most outdoors enthusiasts and gardeners to a different store location. But fear not, anyone who can identify a maple tree, any maple, even a box elder, can make enough maple syrup for at least one pancake or French toast feed with a few neighbors. While most sugar-bush tappers wait until a…