State now in position to make some sensible changes to deer hunting regulations.
Has been appointed to lead a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional office covering six Midwestern states; will be stationed in Chicago, although Stepp said she was leaving for a job in Missouri.
The young bull was part of a contingent of animals transferred from Kentucky to Wisconsin in April.
Numbers increase across a majority of the state.
Studies show that bullet fragments move through a dispatched animal carcass well beyond the wound channel.
Capt. Casey Krueger to succeed Chief Todd Schaller, who will retire from the top law enforcement position.
“We don’t publicize the date of the release. We keep it pretty close to the vest. They (the public) have no idea where the releases will occur.”
Senate rejection of DATCP secretary nominee Brad Pfaff may have DNR secretary designee Cole thinking twice.
Candlelight events have become a long-standing tradition at state properties such as Pike Lake (Washington County), which is celebrating 31 years of candlelight events, with 30 years at Newport State Park (Door County), and 28 years at the Flambeau River State Forest (Sawyer County).
Effort to aid one of Wisconsin’s 48 orchid species bears fruit.
Its location is also within 10 miles of adjacent Fond du Lac County. As required by law, this new CWD-positive detection will renew a three-year baiting and feeding ban in Sheboygan County and a two-year ban in Fond du Lac County.
DNR conservation biologist: “One of our biggest discoveries in 2019 was finding massasaugas in a habitat that DNR staff and State Natural Area crews had just improved for them. It shows that when you build it, they will come.”
For 2020, 2021 and 2022, chinook salmon stocking numbers will increase to 1,200,000 fish annually, coho stocking will increase to 500,000 annually, steelhead stocking will increase to 460,000 fish annually and brown trout, a popular fish, caught off piers and in harbors, will increase to 450,000 fish annually.
Overall, preliminary figures show that 160,769 deer were registered during the nine-day gun deer hunt, compared to 213,972 in 2018. Of the deer harvested in the 2019 nine-day season, 75,236 were antlered compared to 105,315 in 2018. The nine-day hunt also provided hunters with 85,533 antlerless deer, a decrease from 108,657 in 2018.
The debate is only the latest in the ever-changing history of wolf management in Wisconsin, and it comes as Wisconsinites are divided on wolf issues.
The infection is the first detected in Dunn County.
Florence Teeters got the idea to get her first hunting license for this year’s gun deer season while sitting in the blind on her land in Price County with her son Bill during last year’s gun deer season.
In total, 90,286 deer were harvested by gun and registered statewide during the opening weekend in 2019, compared to 123,090 in 2018. A total of 46,866 bucks were registered on opening weekend, compared to 67,636 in 2018.
In addition to the five bulls harvested by state hunters, members of the Ojibwa tribes successfully filled their five-bull quota.
The two illegally shot 20 deer, including nine bucks.
Wisconsin DNR crossbow hunting report finds no sociological or biological reasons not to continue with season
Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board members still concerned about high crossbow buck harvest success rates.
Test results are in from the first year of a multi-state study on West Nile virus in ruffed grouse in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Because Great Lakes perch is so hard to come by, some businesses are turning to European perch, or Zander, he said, which comes from Poland and other areas in Europe with bodies of fresh water. The fish comes to the U.S. frozen and is not as tasty as yellow perch.
Wisconsin DNR is planning on releasing about 2,000 pheasants on eight state hunting grounds just before Christmas.
He cites possible conflict of interest in his role as executive director of Wisconsin Green Fire.
Decision now moves to full Wisconsin Senate.