Outdoors

Entries sought for Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl stamp design contests – Weekly News

Contact(s): Jaqi Christopher, DNR assistant upland wildlife ecologist, 608-261-8458 MADISON – Artists looking to have their work featured on a piece of history have until July 15, 2019 to submit artwork for the 2020 Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl stamp design contests. 2019 Wild Turkey Stamp by Stephen Senechal …

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The WDNR King wardens: Deep dive into family history shows they are wired for public service — who knew?

By: Joanne M. Haas/WDNR Bureau of Law Enforcement The King family’s three Wisconsin conservation wardens got a jaw-dropper of a surprise when the lid was lifted from a dust-covered box jammed in a congested storage room of a departed grandmother. Lt. Jeff King, Conservation Warden Nicholas King and Hunter Education …

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Horicon Marsh Bird Club meeting and program; unveiling of newly donated passenger pigeon mount News Release

Contact(s): Liz Herzmann, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 920-387-7893 HORICON, Wis. – Join members of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club Feb. 21 for a rare chance to unveil an exceptionally preserved specimen of an extinct bird that once darkened the skies of Wisconsin. A mounted Passenger Pigeon that had been in …

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