Ruffed grouse hunters can assist wildlife health officials in a multi-year study monitoring for West Nile virus in ruffed grouse by submitting samples from their harvested ruffed grouse. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is collaborating with the Minnesota and Michigan Departments of Natural Resources, the Ruffed Grouse Society and the Wisconsin Conservation Congress to conduct the study. Read more
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is expanding programs aimed at reducing the spread of chronic wasting disease. The agency announced it will offer cost-sharing to those who are willing to offer Adopt-a-Kiosk and Adopt-a-Dumpster programs across the state.
The Chequamegon and Mercer/Butternut eight-player football teams will compete in the same conference starting in 2020 following approval by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control on Friday.
Bonus harvest authorizations (formerly known as tags) for antlerless deer during the 2019 Wisconsin deer hunting seasons will be available for purchase starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 19 through the Go Wild website and license sales locations.
The public will have an opportunity to provide input and comments on a proposed ruffed grouse management plan for Wisconsin in person at a series of public hearings as wells as online. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is drafting a ruffed grouse management plan that outlines obj…
Derrick Moe of Cloquet, Minnesota finished first amongst 171 runners with a time of 17:53 at the Flambeau Hospital Evergreen 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Park Falls City Hall. Eleven-year-old Nora Starr finished first amongst females at 20:20.
Outdoor Writers Association of America recently announced that newly elected board member Emily Stone of Cable was recognized as an award recipient during the 2019 OWAA Excellence in Craft Contests. This annual awards program recognizes and honors the best work of outdoor communicators who a…
The state Department of Natural Resources wants to add nearly 20 miles of all-terrain vehicle routes in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest.
The public has until Sept. 20, 2019 to provide feedback on two proposed rule revisions related to assessing the overall health of lakes and streams in Wisconsin.
With her teammates cheering her on, Team SEaL's Bailey Beilke took to the podium at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo, Ohio, on July 19 to receive the silver medal in the women’s intermediate entry level handicap trap event during the Scholastic Clay Target Program's annual national ch…
In light of new scientific data and concerns over future viability of the sharp-tailed grouse population in Wisconsin, the Department of Natural Resources will not issue hunting permits for the fall 2019 hunting season.
After the Department of Natural Resources' successful winter capture effort in Kentucky, more than 60 elk await release from their acclimation and quarantine pen into their new home in northern Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's 2019 spring waterfowl population surveys indicate stable to increased numbers of the main species of breeding waterfowl as well as excellent wetland conditions, which should result in increased waterfowl production this year across most of the state.
A free, drop-in summer art program at the Cable Natural History Museum’s Wayside Wandering Natural Play Area is engaging artists of all ages and abilities this summer.
The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is seeking public comment on a proposal to begin charging new recreation fees, increasing overnight fees, and removing fees from some recreation sites on the Forest.
Eligible disabled hunters hoping to participate in the 2019 gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities must contact a hunt sponsor to sign up before Sept. 1.
Junior Josi Orr of the Chequamegon High School softball team earned honorable mention on the 2019 Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association small schools (Div. 3-5) all-state team.
Six members of the Butternut/Mercer Pioneers baseball team earned Indianhead Conference honors for their performance this year. Pictured from left: John Lynch (honorable mention), Brendan BeBeau (honorable mention), Josh Brown (second team all conference), Jace Scherwinski (first team all co…
The Chequamegon 10 and under and 12 and under softball teams traveled to Ashland Saturday, June 15 for tournament play. The 10U team took second place in its division while the 12U team went undefeated to win the championship in its bracket.
The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association held their annual Senior All Star Series June 17-18 in Wisconsin Dells, and Brooklyn Hanson and Hannah Borne of Chequamegon High School were named to the Division 4/5 Gray Team as shortstop and catcher, respectively.
Construction to permanently repair roads and trails damaged during the 2016 flood event in Ashland, Bayfield and Sawyer counties is underway.
Following a 30-day application period, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conducted the random drawing for four residents who will have the opportunity to participate in the 2019 elk hunting season.