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First Ice Trout

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First Ice Trout First ice is a magical time to pursue many species of gamefish, and members of the trout family are no exception. Just ask veteran trout and salmon guide Bernie Keefe, who plies the high-country lakes around Granby, Colorado.  “Rainbows, brookies and browns are all hungry right now,” he says. […]

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Record Landowner Demand for CRP Met with Extraordinarily Low Acceptance Rate    5-8-2016

Record Landowner Demand for CRP Met with Extraordinarily Low Acceptance Rate 5-8-2016

Secretary Vilsack Suggests Congress look at larger CRP in 2018 Farm Bill St. Paul, MN – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that 800,000 acres will be enrolled through three different components of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Of particular note, USDA’s CRP general sign-up completed at the end of February generated […]

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Posted in Birds, Conservation, Deer, Doves, Fishing, Game Birds, Going Green, Habitat, Hunting, Outdoor and DNR Legislation, Pheasant, Pheasants Forever, Quail, Tips, Turkeys, Websites, Wildlife0 Comments

Wisconsin DNR News Release: Wisconsin Celebrates Clean Air Month and a Decade of Air Quality Awareness Week   4-3-2016

Wisconsin DNR News Release: Wisconsin Celebrates Clean Air Month and a Decade of Air Quality Awareness Week 4-3-2016

  NEWS RELEASE Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 101 S Webster, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI  53707 Phone:  608-267-2773    TDD:  711 dnr.wi.gov    www.wisconsin.gov  DATE:   May 2, 2016  CONTACT:  Gail Good, DNR Air Program, 608-264-8537, gail.good@wisconsin.gov; Jim Dick, communications, 608-267-2773, james.dick@wisconsin.gov   SUBJECT:  Wisconsin celebrates Clean Air Month and a decade of Air Quality Awareness Week […]

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Mountain Streams Offer Climate Refuge   3-21-2016

Mountain Streams Offer Climate Refuge 3-21-2016

Editor’s Note: One of the great concerns about climate change among anglers and conservationists has been the potential impact on trout and salmon, which are the canaries in the mine when it comes to warming water. This report from NOAA seems to indicate that things are not so bad, at least not yet, as we […]

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Despite Record Attacks on Water, Air, and Land, Citizens Fend Off Worst Legislation   3-10-2016

Despite Record Attacks on Water, Air, and Land, Citizens Fend Off Worst Legislation 3-10-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Jonah Hermann, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, (920) 860-1416 -or- jonah@conservationvoters.org Despite Record Attacks on Water, Air, and Land, Citizens Fend Off Worst Legislation 2015-16 Legislative Session Coming to a Close MADISON — As the 2015-2016 legislative session comes to its end, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters credits large numbers of […]

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Nature Conservancy Awards Grants to 50 Schools    1-27-2016

Nature Conservancy Awards Grants to 50 Schools 1-27-2016

Arlington, VA | January 21, 2016 The Nature Conservancy has selected 50 schools in 15 states across the country as recipients of Nature Works Everywhere grants for the 2015-2016 school year. The grants are designed to connect students to a global challenge—to understand and protect the natural systems that produce our food, water, clean air and energy. Thanks to […]

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TRCP to Celebrate Three Extraordinary Champions of Habitat Conservation   1-21-2016

TRCP to Celebrate Three Extraordinary Champions of Habitat Conservation 1-21-2016

News for Immediate Release January 14, 2016 Contact: Kristyn Brady, 617-501-6352, kbrady@trcp.org TRCP to Celebrate Three Extraordinary Champions of Habitat Conservation Philanthropist Louis Bacon, Sen. Martin Heinrich, and Sen. James Risch will be recognized at eighth annual awards dinner in April 2016  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is proud to announce the […]

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Posted in Big Game, Bow Hunting, Camping and Hiking, Canoeing, Conservation, Ducks, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Geese, Global Warming, Going Green, Guns, Habitat, Hunting, Kids & Conservation, Outdoor and DNR Legislation, River Fishing, Shooting Sports, Theodore Roosevelt conservation Partnership, Trout, Turkeys, Waterfowl, Wildlife0 Comments

Electric Raft to Debut on Colorado River This Spring   1-12-2016

Electric Raft to Debut on Colorado River This Spring 1-12-2016

By Laura Pyle, The Daily Climate   First of its kind electric powered raft to debut on Colorado River this spring. Adventure rafting on the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam in Arizona is about to get an electric makeover. This spring one of the region’s rafting operators will launch the Colorado River’s first all-electric […]

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2016 Legislative Session Opens With Attacks on Environment   1-2-2016

2016 Legislative Session Opens With Attacks on Environment 1-2-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 4th, 2016 CONTACT: Jonah Hermann, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, (920) 860-1416 -or- jonah@conservationvoters.org Legislators Leap into 2016 with Assault on Natural Resources Seven Bills Rolling Back Natural Resource Protections to be heard on Tuesday and Wednesday MADISON, WI — The Legislature is holding hearings on at least seven bills […]

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Mercury Marine Earns Fifth “Green Master” Honors    12-26-2015

Mercury Marine Earns Fifth “Green Master” Honors 12-26-2015

Mercury Marine has earned “Green Master” designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for the fifth consecutive year.   Earning the Green Master designation places Mercury among the top 20 percent of the nearly 200 participating companies. Few have received the designation five consecutive years.   The Green Masters Program measures companies on a broad […]

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