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Celebration of a Conservation Hero May 20 at Wyalusing State Park

BAGLEY, Wis. – The life and legacy of a state wildlife manager who was instrumental in establishing the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway will be honored with a “Celebration of a Conservation Hero” at Wyalusing State Park on Tuesday, May 20. The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin and Department of Natural…


DNR Coolwater Fish Production Strategy for 2008 Announced

After placing a moratorium on coolwater fish production in 2007 because of concerns related to viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSv) in the Great Lakes, the Department of Natural Resources today announced its fish production strategy for 2008. The DNR plans to produce approximately 2 million spring fingerling walleye – about…


Aiken County wildlife area open during Saturdays in May

Aiken County’s Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve will be opened to the general public on Saturdays during the month of May.  A number of  uses, including fishing, and scouting, will be allowed.  No weapons will be permitted during May. Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve consists of…


DNR plans public auction May 21 in West Columbia

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources will conduct a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Wednesday, May 21 in West Columbia. The auction of items such as vehicles, boats, outboard motors, all-terrain vehicles and other equipment deemed as surplus will be held at the S.C. Department of Natural…


Deer don’t make good pets, so don’t adopt a ‘lost’ fawn

If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises a state wildlife biologist. Its mother has not abandoned it; she is probably nearby. “Many people who come upon a solitary spotted fawn in the woods or along a roadway mistakenly assume the animal has been…


Oyster, clam seasons in SC will close soon

South Carolina’s oyster season will close on Tuesday, May 15 according to S.C. Department of Natural Resources officials. Clam season will be extended another two weeks and close on Thursday, May 31. The seasons have been open since September 17th. Both seasons close at one-half hour after official sunset. Find…


2008 Elk and Bear Hunting Application Period Now Open

The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the Michigan elk and bear hunting license application period is now open, and hunters can apply for those licenses through June 1. There will be 330 elk and 12,993 bear hunting licenses available for the 2008 hunting seasons. Only Michigan residents are…


Highlighting IDNR Programs and Upcoming Events For the Month of May

Free Fishing Days:  Dozens of organizations conduct fishing derbies and other special events as part of Illinois Free Fishing Days, to be held this year June 6-9.  Organizations interested in receiving educational and promotional materials to be used as part of an Illinois Free Fishing Days event should contact Gary…


Boaters Urged To Take Steps To Prevent Spread of Disease and Aquatic Invasive Species

MADISON – Practice good hygiene. That sound advice that mothers, teachers and doctors give to help prevent the spread of illness is equally important this year for anglers and boaters to help keep Wisconsin lakes and fish healthy, state invasive species experts say. The discovery of hydrilla, a new invasive…


Shooting Two Turkeys Could Mean Double Trouble

POYNETTE, Wis. – Spring turkey hunters need to make sure of their target and what is near it before pulling the trigger, according to state conservation wardens who have reported number of incidents involving turkey hunters accidently bagging more than one bird with a single shot. David Holmes, Poynette, a…