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Wisconsin Deer Hunting

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  • 3/25/2013 10:20:00 AM
    March 24, 2013 By: Department of Natural Resources Frequently Asked Questions - March 24, 2013 Welcome to another special edition of a popular Warden Wire feature -- the Frequently Asked Questions. You may recall the recent installments of FAQs - the Special Edition during the recent sturgeon spearing and gun-deer seasons. Warden Wire again is p...
  • 3/20/2013 10:35:00 AM
    First survey looks at 2013 season; second survey focuses on deer trustee report MADISON -- Providing valuable input and shaping decisions on the future of deer management in Wisconsin is not just reserved for deer hunters. State wildlife officials want to hear from anyone interested in deer, from farmers to landowners to wildlife watchers. The De...
  • 3/20/2013 10:15:00 AM
    By Jordan Senf Many of the people in Wisconsin don’t know how great their state really is. We are all proud of being Badgers and Packer Fans and all that. But I suspect that too many Wisconsinites do not appreciate the diverse geography that makes up our state. For example, I live in a virtual ocean of cornfields. Not far to the north a pl...
  • 3/11/2013 11:05:00 AM
    By John Luthens Like a plundering barbarian digging in his heels for an epic charge, I have stockpiled an arsenal for a year’s conquest of Wisconsin.  Over the span of nine days I made the rounds to three sporting shows and I am now fully armed. I limbered up my casting arm at the Northeast Wisconsin Sport Fishing Show in Appleton, mad...
  • 3/8/2013 1:20:00 PM
    Are you interested in implementation of the Deer Trustee Report but can't make it to this Saturday's public meeting? You can now view the meeting live on the Web. Though Department of Natural Resources officials encourage in-person participation at the Saturday, March 9, public meeting kicking off implementation of the Deer Trustee Report, the gen...
  • 3/6/2013 2:05:00 PM
    March 5, 2013 By: Bureau of Law Enforcement Overbagging, illegal deer kills and snowmobilers among recent cases in east central counties Warden Judi Nigbor of Montello assisted the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department with locating a lost snowmobiler. The snowmobiler was found when the dispatcher was able to contact the person by cell pho...
  • 3/6/2013 11:50:00 AM
    MADISON - Though the 2013 deer hunting season is months away, planning is underway with statewide Deer Hunter Forums being held by Department of Natural Resources during the last two weeks of March. The department has scheduled 34 meetings seeking public input representing all counties in the state. This is the first formal opportunity of the year...
  • 3/6/2013 10:40:00 AM
    The DNR invites you to join an online chat this Thursday at noon to talk about implementation of the Deer Trustee Report. To participate, visit the DNR home page, dnr.wi.gov, and look for the advertisement to enter the chat, or search the phrase "ask the experts". The report contains 62 recommendations assembled by Dr. James Kroll, along with Drs....
  • 3/1/2013 10:00:00 AM
    The 2012 Wisconsin Wolf Report is now available by visiting here
  • 2/28/2013 10:05:00 AM
    MADISON -- The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board has appointed five members to the new Sporting Heritage Council, the first of its kind to advise Gov. Scott Walker, the Natural Resources Board and state legislature on fishing, hunting and trapping issues. The council, established by 2011 Wis. Act 168, will largely focus on recruitment, retention a...
  • 2/26/2013 11:40:00 AM
    February 25, 2013 NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The employees and management of three Connecticut-based companies in the firearms industry speak out about their jobs and their combined economic impact on the state in a video released today by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry. Rel...
  • 2/25/2013 11:10:00 AM
    The recently completed NAFA auction in Toronto Feb 21-23 saw some dramatic price increases in wild fur pelts. This reflects a combination of reduced animal populations due to the summer drought, cold winter weather and promotion of fur garments in China. Some articles like raccoon, muskrat and red foxes almost doubled in price. Even less desirable ...
  • 2/22/2013 8:50:00 AM
    February 21, 2013 Eric Lobner, DNR Deer Trustee Report Coordinator, 608-235-0860 MADISON - The public is invited to play an active role in the implementation of Wisconsin’s Deer Trustee Report through direct participation in a series of meetings hosted by the Department of Natural Resources, starting March 9, in Stevens Point. The meeting ...
  • 2/20/2013 9:30:00 AM
    OP-ED by DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp I am taking this opportunity to set the record straight on our plans for the MacKenzie Environmental Education Center. Unfortunately, there has been a great deal of confusion about our intentions for the MacKenzie center in the days since we made our historic and exciting announcement about our plans for the futu...
  • 2/14/2013 1:55:00 PM
    February 13, 2013 Contacts:    Rob Bohmann, 262-235-5825 or Kari Lee-Zimmermann, 608-266-0580 Poynette, WI. – The Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) is pleased to learn that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is exploring the creation of an outdoor skills recruitment and retention center which will focus o...
  • 2/14/2013 9:20:00 AM
    February 12, 2013 – Today the Wisconsin Hunters Rights Coalition (HRC) applauded portions of a Dane County Judge’s ruling on the use of dogs to hunt wolves. Last month, Judge Anderson issued an encouraging oral ruling and has since released his written ruling. In the ruling, Judge Anderson vacated the temporary injunction blocking th...
  • 2/14/2013 9:10:00 AM
    February 12, 2013 POYNETTE, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has begun to explore the creation of an outdoor skills recruitment and retention center which will focus on promoting the education and training of long term mentors to help reverse the nationwide trend of declining hunters, anglers and trappers. “We beli...
  • 2/13/2013 5:40:00 PM
    Feb. 12, 2013 MADISON -- Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp issued the following statement on Tuesday’s filing of a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by The Humane Society of the United States and other groups, to restore federal protections for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region: When federall...
  • 2/13/2013 5:25:00 PM
    Enroll today so you are ready for opening day of all seasons MADISON – More than 40 percent of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education courses are held in spring, making this an opportune time for you to enroll to complete the class to ensure you can hunt when you want to hunt. “This truly is the best time to ge...
  • 2/13/2013 4:50:00 PM
    EDITOR'S ADVISORY: This news release has been updated with 2013 grant recipients. MADISON – Seven Wisconsin municipalities have been awarded an Urban Wildlife Damage Abatement and Control grant to aid them in development and implementation of long-term management solutions for dealing with problems caused by white-tailed deer or Canada geese...
  • 2/13/2013 4:40:00 PM
    MADISON – Preliminary results of the 2012 Wisconsin deer hunter wildlife survey show hunters reported spending 24,868 hours in the field observing wildlife and on average saw 0.39 deer per hour statewide. The next most frequently observed species was turkey. In its fourth year, the survey asks Wisconsin deer hunters to report on wildlife the...
  • 2/11/2013 12:50:00 PM
    February 8, 2012 – MADISON – Today the Wisconsin’s Hunters Right Coalition (HRC) applauded Governor Walker’s announcement of new deer management initiatives that will be featured in his 2013-14 budget proposal.  The initiatives will be aimed at successful implementation of the 2012 Deer Trustee Report, something HRC m...
  • 2/11/2013 10:30:00 AM
    Today Gov. Walker announced initiatives funded in the state budget to provide the Department of Natural Resources with tools necessary to implement the 2012 Deer Trustee Report. The initiatives include establishing a Deer Management Assistance Program (D-MAP); investing in new technology to better assess land cover; creating a fee system to fund ...
  • 2/11/2013 10:15:00 AM
    “Deer hunting in Wisconsin is part of our DNA. It feeds traditions and fuels a huge economic engine for the state.” That’s what Governor Scott Walker said today as he unveiled budget provisions he says will make sure the 2012 Deer Trustee Report is successfully implemented. You may remember in 2011 Gov. Walker commissioned Dr. J...
  • 2/7/2013 10:15:00 AM
    February 6, 2013 Contact(s): Tim Lizotte, DNR wildlife supervisor, 262-574-2120; Jennifer Pelej, public affairs manager, 608-264-9248. MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have confirmed that a Waukesha County deer has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. This is the first CWD-positive deer in the county. &...