Outdoors

Head to Horicon for waterfowl, stories, stargazing, night hikes and a wild game sausage making demonstration News Release

Contact(s): Liz Herzmann, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 920-387-7893 HORICON, Wis. – Families and individuals who are searching for outdoor activities should look no further! Head to Horicon Marsh this fall for waterfowl, an archaeology festival and a wild game sausage-making demonstration! And, don’t forget to check out the Horicon Marsh …

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ATA, IWLA Partner to Expand Youth Archery, Bowhunting, Bowfishing

ATA and IWLA are partnering to help increase awareness and youth participation in the outdoors through bowhunting, archery and bowfishing. (Photo: Camp Shenandoah) Rare is the bowhunter, 3D shooter or traditional enthusiast who becomes interested in archery late in life. It happens, of course, but chances are good if you’re …

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October Wisconsin Natural Resources features Sandhill Wildlife Area, antlerless deer hunting – Weekly News

Contact(s): Kathy Kahler, editor, 608-266-2625 MADISON – Sandhill Wildlife Area in central Wisconsin – with marshes and woodlands that are particularly beautiful in fall – is front and center with two stories in the October issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine. “Tracing Sandhill to its roots” recalls how Sandhill was …

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Whitetails Unlimited, Wisconsin DNR team on apple tree project

Whitetails Unlimited recently partnered with the Wisconsin DNR to plant mini-apple orchards on various public hunting lands throughout Wisconsin. Each mini-orchard will consist of eight to 12 apple trees. According to a Whitetails Unlimited news release, the project will not only create an additional food source for white-tailed deer, but …

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Friends of MacKenzie Fall Festival provides opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends October 7 News Release

Contact(s): Hayley Parsons, DNR Natural Resource Educator, 608-635-8105; Samantha Kueffler, DNR MacKenzie Center Property Manager, 608-635-8035 MADISON – Outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of fall foliage are encouraged to visit the MacKenzie Center Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the 2017 MacKenzie Center Fall Festival. This family friendly …

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