A number of factors could be impacting grouse numbers, but West Nile virus is being eyed as the biggest culprit.
CDACs, DNR, Natural Resources Board, and individual hunters tugging on antlerless deer quota recommendations.
Rogers’ actions surface May 17 during discussion on Farm Bill renewal.
Governor calls for enhanced game farm fencing, limiting game farm deer movement, and wild deer carcass de-boning before movement of harvested venison.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will raffle off a fifth bull elk tag.
Wisconsin DNR’s ability to manage natural resources in poorer hands now with Thiede’s departure to EPA
Kurt Thiede resigned to work for Cathy Stepp as her chief of staff at the EPA in Chicago. (Photo by Tim Eisele)Here we go again. When politicians play games with the DNR, we end up with agency leaders who do not have the mix of leadership skills, natural resource backgrounds, or natural resource management experience that Wisconsin sportsmen have seen…
Feb. 28 was the 16th anniversary of the discovery of CWD in Wisconsin.
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.
To help prevent ticks from getting on your skin, tuck pant legs into socks and spray pants with Permethrine. (Photo by Tim Eisele)Winter may be time for some to “hibernate,” but in Madison, it is a time for learning. And quality of life is all about life-long learning. The UW-Madison Arboretum began its 50th annual Winter Enrichment series in January. The event began in…
Law change would not impact federally-owned wetlands under Corps of Engineers management.
Sportsmen ask legislators to slow down, look for middle ground.
Dan Meyer’s arrival as new Wisconsin DNR secretary cited as reason for delay.
His displeasure surfaces during legislative hearing on a bill that could curtail the DNR’s ability to regulate navigable streams.
Karl Eisele, Jr. (center) was a cheerleader in the early 1940s.The attention of most outdoorsmen was probably on a favorite woodland where deer were in the peak of the rut, or on a marsh or field in search of game birds. But on this Veterans Day, 100 families participated in an event on the field in Camp Randall Stadium in…
Third Wisconsin waterfowl guide sentenced to $25,000 fine for violations in Mississippi River refuge
Sentence also includes two-year ban from guiding for fish or wildlife in the refuge.
Same sentence issued in previous federal case; one more guide to be sentenced Oct. 18.
UW-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resource hosts Wisconsin’s first visit by the federal duck stamp contest.
Weekend includes state’s first decoy carving contest sponsored by Wisconsin Waterfowl Association.
There are rumblings that she will resign as DNR secretary sometime after state budget passes.
DNR magazine survives – for now – and JFC increases fees for camping and daily admission to state parks.
Mill tax has a direct, positive impact on wildlife habitat; magazine doesn’t cost the DNR a dime.
An interesting experience in southwestern Wisconsin, to be sure, but not one that can top the incident a friend had while turkey hunting up north.
Is Walker’s magazine move a sleight of hand to divert attention from his desire to kill the forest mill tax?
Forestry mill tax, DNR magazine set to disappear.
Also made it harder for game wardens to enforce late hunting by changing “hunting hours” to “shooting hours,” and asked the governor and legislature to once again allow sportsmen to cross railroad tracks on foot.