The DNR said it pulled in more than $15 million from vehicle admission fees and trail passes from January through August. That’s a 21% increase from the same period in 2019.
The region could experience a “traffic jam” of chinook salmon in the coming month.
Most turkey hunting still allowed on state property.
Even while respecting social distancing, odds are there’s some quality water with good gamefishing opportunities near you right now.
Move is temporary during COVID-19 crisis, director says.
Double-crested cormorants in Pennsylvania enjoying benefits of stocked trout without human competition.
No new restrictions on state park access just yet.
73rd annual event postponed to May 6-9, 2021; 2020 fishing opener still scheduled May 9.
Deer hunters listened in remotely and may now submit online comments regarding CDAC recommendations.
As we all learn to deal with this pandemic, realize that it could be worse.
The Koochiching County Board voted unanimously to close the county-owned Rainy River accesses, which include the Upper Sioux landing, Frontier landing, Nelson Park landing and Vidas landing due to concerns of large numbers of anglers coming into the area in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision will be reviewed April 14 at the next board meeting.
While most fun things are off-limits, for the most part, the outdoors is not.
Solid science-based discussions needed in both arenas to avoid hyperbole.
People who enjoy the outdoors already know the health benefits of being outside.
As of Tuesday, March 24, state parks, trails and restrooms remain open; property buildings closed.
The coronavirus is impacting outdoor use and will likely impact it more as the pandemic progresses.
Blogger also wonders if the DNR might consider opening up deer season a little earlier this year.
With the coronavirus placing people at home beyond their usual timeframe, spending additional hours within nature’s settings becomes an excellent benefit.
Shutdown in response to virus pandemic.
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.
During this challenging time, find comfort in the great outdoors and enjoy the upcoming peak of the spring migration.
Participating in outdoor activities almost guarantees ‘social distancing’
The Fish & Boat Commission also announced a number of changes to its trout stocking plans. For starters, public volunteers are no longer permitted to assist with trout stocking, a longtime tradition for many families across the state.
State parks, recreation areas and public lands remain open.
On Sunday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office instructed DNR to close state parks and other sites.