Outdoors

Bald eagle nests increase 5.7 percent in 2017 to hit another record – Weekly News

Contact(s): Jim Woodford 715-365-8856; Laura Jaskiewicz, 715-365-8922 Kenosha County nest another highlight of annual survey RHINELANDER – The Wisconsin bald eagle population is growing and thriving according to the 2017 bald eagle nest survey results. The comeback of the national symbol in Wisconsin continues 45 years after work to help …

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WDNR Wardens, State Patrol & University of Wisconsin train together to assess drone’s role in investigations

By: Joanne M. Haas/DNR Bureau of Law Enforcement When can an investigation be helped by eyes in the sky? That’s what a team of DNR conservation wardens, Wisconsin State Patrol officers and a crew of University of Wisconsin-Madison students and their professor set out to learn in a daylong training …

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Wisconsin’s annual nine-day gun deer hunt sees slight increase in statewide buck harvest – Weekly News

Contact(s): Kevin Wallenfang, DNR big game ecologist, 608-261-7589; Kimberly Currie, DNR Customer and Outreach Services Bureau, 608-267-7799; Todd Schaller, 608-381-8927; Sawyer Briel, DNR communications, 608-282-5334 [EDITOR’S ADVISORY: This news release has been updated to correct that the muzzleloader season runs through Dec. 6.] Opportunities for antlerless deer hunting continue… Source …

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