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…
Public comment period on the 2019 season framework open through March 15.
Conservation Congress, sportsmen could start with rule change ideas that would cost nothing to implement.
10th annual Hyde squirrel hunting tournament draws hunters, participants of all ages.
Veteran sportsman Scott Loomans to head up DNR Dvision of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
NRB members consider joint meetings with Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection board.
Walleye and bluegill action has been decent on some lakes.
Positive birds were picked up in Ashland, Douglas counties.
Understand that Preston Cole is not the political appointee of the past. He has natural resources credentials with a degree in forest management, and he worked for the Missouri Conservation Department. He has served on the Natural Resources Board for 12 years, where he gained a good understanding of the DNR, and has seen its warts.
Here’s a way for hunters to demonstrate landowner appreciation – and perhaps gain future access permission
Early winter and late spring a good time for hunters to volunteer for woodland projects.
Former marine, first responder Eric Falkner gets WHO going in Wisconsin.