Conservation Congress and Wisconsin DNR decided to cancel in-person portion of spring hearing meetings scheduled April 13 due to coronavirus pandemic, but sportsmen may submit local rule resolutions through April 6.
Left to right: Larry Bonde of the Conservation Congress, DNR Deputy Secretary Todd Ambs, NRB member Greg Kazmierski, and Tami Ryan, current DNR wildlife director, provide background on CWD efforts in Wisconsin during a Sept. 3 meeting in Madison. (Photo by Tim Eisele)The Wisconsin DNR, Conservation Congress, and Natural Resources Board held a joint press conference Tuesday, Sept. 3 to…
Board delegates worried over creating a bounty system and the amount of payouts and believe the DNR should continue researching CWD.
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…
For the first time in its 85-year history, the Conservation Congress will allow online input for the dozens of questions dealing with fish, wildlife and environmental issues.
Riggle calls for a Nov. 30 emergency closure to 2018 Zone A ruffed grouse season.
CDACs, DNR, Natural Resources Board, and individual hunters tugging on antlerless deer quota recommendations.
Wisconsin’s 60-day duck season will open Sept. 29 in north, south zones; long-standing Horicon Marsh goose zone eliminated
Hunters will see several changes in the state’s 2018 Canada goose season. (Photo by Tim Eisele)Wisconsin waterfowl hunters will see some major changes in the 2018 seasons. The Natural Resources Board approved the seasons that include: A uniform statewide opening of the duck hunting season on Saturday, Sept. 29. Elimination of the Horicon goose zone. A Canada goose season in…
(Photo by Bill Diers)MADISON, Wis. — The Conservation Congress plans to ask attendees at its spring hearings whether lawmakers should charge people to use state land and eliminate group hunting. The congress asks hearing attendees every year for their positions on current outdoors issues. The answers are advisory only. This year’s questionnaire will ask attendees if legislators should impose a…
Wisconsin conservation groups join forces to raise awareness of legislation that could threaten state wetlands
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, Ducks Unlimited, Trout Unlimited, the Conservation Congress, Wisconsin Trappers Association, Wisconsin Waterfowl Association, and Pheasants Forever issued a joint press alert.
Possible walleye, sauger, and northern pike regulation changes top the list.
But there’s concern that it could take years to implement the revisions, particularly changes that might require legislative action or regulatory changes.