Wisconsin – Anglers re-write state fish records in catch and release and by weight categories

TweetContact(s): Karl Scheidegger, DNR fisheries management, 608-267-9426 MADISON — Records are made to be broken, and anglers quickly proved this truism in the first year of Wisconsin’s new program recognizing catch-and-release state record fish. Traditional state records for fish by weight … Continue reading →

Help protect Wisconsin’s woodlands from timber theft

TweetContact(s): Carmen Hardin, DNR applied forestry bureau director, carmen.hardin@wisconsin.gov, 608-267-3139; Capt. Dave Zebro, NOR Headquarters, Spooner Service Center, david.zebro@wisconsin.gov, 715-645-0055 RHINELANDER, Wis. – State officials are joining efforts with federal and tribal authorities to halt birch tree timber thefts threatening Wisconsin’s woodlands, a … Continue reading →

Funding available to assist in promoting safe ATV operation in Wisconsin

TweetContact(s): Gary Eddy DNR Recreation Enforcement & Education ATV / Snowmobile Administrator, 608-245-2315 MADISON – Organizations interested in assisting the Department of Natural Resources in the recruitment and training of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety instructors and volunteer trail ambassadors may apply … Continue reading →

Restoring Great Lakes Habitat Benefits People and Fish

Tweet A new storymap from NOAA Habitat Conservation tells the story of NOAA’s involvement with the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, showcasing two of the more than 200 NOAA efforts in the region. The initiative identifies key priorities including cleanup of toxic sites, reducing … Continue reading →