Warden Wire FAQs: Special Edition - 2016 Gun-Deer Season (#1)
October 26, 2016 Welcome to Warden Wire's periodic feature FAQs: Special Edition - 2016 Gun-Deer Season. These special edition FAQs were taken by the DNR Call Center, the Department of Natural Resources' conservation wardens and the Bureau of Wildlife Management. Today's topics in this first edition provide an overview of rules. Future editions will provide greater details for each topic to help you prepare for the deer hunting seasons. The Call Center is staffed daily, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., and offers bilingual service in Spanish and Hmong. The DNR Call Center staff is happy to help you with any and all of your questions. The number is 1-888-936-7463.
Outdoor RecreationDNR warden rescues capsized canoeists from logjam on anniversary on fast Pecatonica River
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:24:33 p.m.
Warden Nick Webster was teaching all about boating and water safety to a captive audience of local grade-schoolers at Lafayette County Rural Safety Days on September 27 when he was interrupted by an enthused boy who had the inside scoop and proceeded to beat Warden Nick to the ending of his story about the two capsized canoeists on the Pecatonica River.
Wardens in ActionPublic reminded of Southern Duck and Goose Closure in early October
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 11:31:04 a.m.
Although the southern duck zone just opened last weekend, DNR conservation wardens remind hunters as of next week Monday - Friday, October 10 -14, the southern duck and goose seasons will close.
Outdoor RecreationPublic reminded baiting/feeding ban to be enforced in Oneida, Forest & Vilas
Thursday, October 06, 2016 3:27:27 p.m.
RHINELANDER, Wis. - Hunters, wildlife observers and residents are reminded a ban on baiting and feeding deer is in effect and will be enforced in Oneida, Forest and Vilas counties following the detection of chronic wasting disease in two captive white-tailed deer in Oneida County.
Crime StoppersUPDATED: County officials identify victim; DNR investigating fatal boating accident in Marathon County one dead
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 9:16:30 a.m.
(October 4: This updates October 3 story to identify victim by Marathon County officials and include possible factors in accident.)
Wardens in Action
Monday, October 03, 2016 3:42:04 p.m.
Last revised: Friday, February 19, 2016