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9.5 hours!

9.5 hours!

    River Alliance’s executive director Raj Shukla speaks at the SB 76/AB 105 high-capacity well bill hearing. See River Alliance’s full testimony.  Two Minutes, One Email Last Wednesday there was a 9.5 hour hearing on Wisconsin’s groundwater. BIG thanks to Central Sands Water Action Coalition (CSWAC) advocates and many more citizen advocates from around the state! […]

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Update | NRC Bans Chocolate in Bear Bait

Update | NRC Bans Chocolate in Bear Bait

MICHIGAN UNITED CONSERVATION CLUBS UPDATE | NRC Bans Chocolate in Bear Bait Friend — A little over a year ago, Michigan’s bear hunting organizations asked the Natural Resources Commission to consider banning chocolate in bear bait to reduce the risk of harming non-target wildlife. Chocolate contains theobromine, which can be toxic to bears and other […]

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EVOLVED: Hunting Plot that Keeps Giving

EVOLVED: Hunting Plot that Keeps Giving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          THE HUNTING PLOT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING NEW EVOLVED HARVEST SHOT PLOT GROWS TONS OF SWEET, LATE-SEASON FORAGE FOR DEER  Baton Rouge, LA (March 9, 2017) – Brassicas are a family of fast-growing leafy-green forage annuals that include turnips, beets, rapes and kales. In addition to their highly palatable […]

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State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration

State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration

State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration Created: 02 March 2017 Around the state, at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress will hold hearings in each county to discuss a multitude of DNR-related conservation issues. Whether to open a hunting season on Sandhill Cranes in Wisconsin […]

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New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Estuaries

New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Estuaries

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and Rick Larsen (D- WA) have founded and will serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Estuary Caucus in the 115th Congress. The new caucus will give our nation’s estuaries a stronger voice and presence in Washington by uniting lawmakers from across […]

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State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration

  State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration Created: 02 March 2017 Around the state, at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, the WWisconsin Conservation Congress will hold hearings in each county to discuss a multitude of DNR-related conservation issues. Whether to open a hunting season on Sandhill Cranes in Wisconsin will again be up for […]

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Last Day for FeederWatch and a Painted Bunting Gift

Last Day for FeederWatch and a Painted Bunting Gift

Dear Mr. Gary Engberg, Today is the last day to join Project FeederWatch this season; if you do, you’ll receive the 2017-2018 FeederWatch season at no extra cost, plus we will mail you a gorgeous coaster celebrating one of the most colorful birds in North America, the Painted Bunting.   Join FeederWatch today and receive […]

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February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary

 February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary Roost Count Summary February 27, 2017   Hello all you fine roost counters:   On February 26, 2017 you collectively tallied 39 eagles through 44 volunteer hours invested (Table 1).  This was our last count of the winter season and it seems as though we just got started.  Uff-da!  […]

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Open Water Walleyes and Saugers by Gary A. Engberg

 Open Water Walleyes and Saugers   Hard-core anglers have always known that there are walleyes and saugers to catch in the open water below most rivers during the late winter and very early spring in the Midwest. The Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers have hydro dams on them and if the temperature is above freezing, an […]

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Re: Sugarloaf Eagle Roost Count

Re: Sugarloaf Eagle Roost Count

Dear Donna and Bill, Peter, Gary, Donna, and Roger, This is a reminder of the last Sugar Loaf Roost Count on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 3:45 to 6:00 pm. One weather forecast says that the temperatures on Sunday will be 41, or more, and that there may be a snow shower in the afternoon.  We […]

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