Outdoors

Volunteer training set for Rare Plant Monitoring Program – Weekly News

Contact(s): Kevin Doyle, 608-267-9788 Native plant enthusiasts sought to see how state’s rare treasures are faring MADISON — People who enjoy looking for plants can see some of the state’s rarest and most beautiful native species up close in 2018 by participating in volunteer training for the Wisconsin Rare Plant …

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

Contact(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 also fell in 2017, but the bigger story was …

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