Waterfowl

Low spring waterfowl numbers reflect drought conditions

DNR Report Madison – State breeding duck numbers are lower than average this spring due to severe drought conditions across northern Wisconsin and fewer seasonal wetlands observed in southern Wisconsin, according to waterfowl biologists. "Year to year, local and regional variations in wetland habitat and breeding ducks is part of the natural cycle in the world of wetland wildlife," said…

National Duck and Goose Calling Championships coming to Moline

Moline, Ill. – The North American Duck and Goose Calling Championships will be held March 6-7 at Moline's Ramada Inn and Conference Center and will include three sanctioned regional qualifying events for the upcoming World Duck Calling Championship in Stuttgart, Ariz. The contests are the North American Regional, Illinois River Regional and Northern Illinois Regional. The March 6 schedule includes…