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  • 2/5/2015 7:45:00 PM
    Dear Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Supporter,  Come celebrate everything upland at Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever's National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic with this 2-for-1 special ticket offer. The event comes to the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines this February 20-22. Buy One, Get One Ticket Special:  ...
  • 1/28/2015 12:55:00 PM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3465 MADISON - The state Natural Resources Board approved wildlife and fisheries questions proposed by the Department of Natural Resources for the public to review at the 2015 Spring Fish and Wildlife Rules Hearings. The board met today at the State Natural Resources Building and signed off on the agenc...
  • 1/22/2015 12:50:00 PM
    Please follow this link to the current issue of the Urban Forestry Insider. For ease of reading save pdf to desktop. Thanks and enjoy!
  • 12/26/2014 7:30:00 PM
    December 23, 2014 Wisconsin’s oldest trumpeter swan a symbol of success recovery effortsMADISON – A regal old swan spending the winter on a wild river in Burnett County stands as a remarkable symbol of the success of Wisconsin’s trumpeter swan recovery program.  -  Read Full Article Residents in 50 states inv...
  • 12/18/2014 2:20:00 PM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3441   MADISON - The Department of Natural Resources' seedling production will merge into a single operation at its Boscobel nursery under a reorganization plan to balance expected customer demand with production costs. Wisconsin landowners will maintain their access to purchase native trees a...
  • 12/11/2014 1:30:00 PM
    Wild turkey hunters have until close of business on Wednesday, Dec. 10 to apply for available permits for the spring 2015 hunting season. The 2015 spring turkey season will begin April 11-12 with the annual Spring Youth Turkey Hunt. The regular turkey season will begin the following Wednesday, April 15, and will consist of six ...
  • 12/7/2014 9:00:00 PM
    Tom and Julie Bergholz remind us to send your spring turkey application in by December 10. Tom's Guns Tom & Julie Bergholz215 W. Main Street P.O Box 115 Marshall, WI 53559tomsguns@gmail.com608.655.3772Like us on Facebook, Tom's Guns. https://www.facebook.com/tomsgunsmarshallwi
  • 11/16/2014 6:50:00 PM
    Richland Center FFA President & members thank Wings Over Wisconsin Dan Schmitt (Beaver Dam Representative) & Executive Director Burt Bushke for their donation.   Richland Center FFA Member & Beaver Dam Wings Over Wisconsin Board Member Dan Schmitt   Richland Center FFA President & Member, with FFA advisor Mark Th...
  • 10/29/2014 10:40:00 AM
    Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Fall colors still impressive in parts of southern and central Wisconsin Fall colors are still pretty impressive in parts of southern and even central Wisconsin, but with the recent winds and several days o...
  • 10/18/2014 4:35:00 PM
    Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Fall color now at or approaching peak in southern Wisconsin; more hunting season open Saturday, October 18 Fall colors are now at or near peak through much of southern and central Wisconsin, though some ar...
  • 10/15/2014 8:20:00 AM
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is hosting a "Learn to Hunt Woodcock” workshop for college-aged students who are interested in learning to hunt this native game bird.   Selected participants will be required to attend a mandatory meeting that will take place Friday, October 24th, 2014 on the UW-Stevens ...
  • 10/3/2014 10:15:00 AM
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for October 2, 2014 Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Fall colors are still at peak across northern Wisconsin and at or near peak through central Wisconsin Fall colors are s...
  • 10/3/2014 9:45:00 AM
    MADISON - After vandalism led to the death of a number of pheasant chicks at Richland Center High School, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources donated 110 young pheasants from the State Game Farm in Poynette, Wis. School programs with a wildlife emphasis, like those found at RCHS, set the stage for many kids to pursue a career in conserva...
  • 9/25/2014 2:15:00 PM
    From the Pendergrass Library My son informed me that many of the stories that we’re involved in shouldn’t always end with the phrase - “but we had a good time” - because in his mind it isn’t always true. Jack said sometimes it’s not even a marginally good time when we come up short of our goal of catching a fis...
  • 9/25/2014 2:10:00 PM
    From the Pendergrass Library Among the many domesticated animals that have lived at our ranch/asylum there’s currently a wild rabbit residing here as well; or as everyone else in the house describes him - a bunny. The word bunny gives the impression this long-legged rodent is soft and cute, innocent and sweet. What comes to mind with a bunn...
  • 9/24/2014 6:35:00 PM
    WAYNE, NJ - Pro Line Manufacturing Company has announced an agreement to produce and distribute a new line of footwear under the Girls with Guns brand. According to Bob Hollenberg, VP of Pro Line, "We are developing the footwear based on the Girls with Guns philosophy of Fashion meets Function". Pro Line has developed premium quality hun...
  • 9/17/2014 11:45:00 AM
    Preliminary wild turkey, pheasant, ruffed grouse and gray partridge brood survey results now available for 2014MADISON – According to preliminary 2014 brood survey results, Wisconsin’s wild turkeys saw an increase in both the number and size of broods observed. Pheasant brood numbers have increased compared to last year, while ruffed gr...
  • 9/17/2014 11:20:00 AM
    William Hill sends us a photo of his dog.  “She’s looking so sad,” William writes,  “because it's been so long since she hunted!!  So she wants to sleep in my spot, instead.”
  • 9/12/2014 11:40:00 AM
    Areas of Wisconsin have received from 5 to 7 inches of rain since the beginning of September and water levels are very high on lakes, rivers and streams. In the north, many streams and rivers are at or near flood stage, and lake levels are nearing the top of many people's docks. All major river systems are running above average. The Bois Brule R...
  • 9/11/2014 10:00:00 AM
    While some may think the formula for producing pheasants is confusing or downright mysterious, science tells us weather and habitat are the two critical variables determining our pheasant population.  Evidenced by our 2014 Pheasant Hunting Forecast, positive weather patterns during the winter and spring seasons h...
  • 9/9/2014 1:50:00 PM
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for September 4, 2014 Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Stormy week leads to wet start to the early goose, dove, teal and bear seasons Wisconsin has had some stormy weather ...
  • 9/3/2014 4:20:00 PM
    Sept. 13 marks opening of archery deer hunting season and Wisconsin’s first statewide crossbow hunting seasonMADISON -- With fall right around the corner, Sept. 13 marks the opening of the 2014 archery and crossbow deer hunting seasons. These seasons will run concurrently statewide, from Sept. 13 to Jan. 4, 2015.   -&...
  • 9/3/2014 4:15:00 PM
    With a number of 2014 fall hunting and trapping seasons just around the corner, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will once again offer a Fall Hunting and Trapping Forecast. The fall forecast provides a great deal of information and helpful tips for all types of hunting and trapping. To view this year’s hunting and trapping ...
  • 8/29/2014 5:15:00 PM
    Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) As Labor Day approaches, signs of fall showing up in trees turning color, first of the hunting seasons beginning Labor Day weekend traditionally signals the end of the summer season and signs of fall are b...
  • 8/29/2014 4:55:00 PM
    In 2014, the mourning dove hunting season will run from Sept. 1 to Nov. 29.New in 2014, 20 days have been added to the end of the current 70-day dovehunting season.Dove hunters are encouraged to check out the Fields & Forest LandsInteractive Gamebird HuntingTool<http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/lands/fflight.html> - a new resource a...