DNR warden rescues capsized canoeists from logjam on anniversary on fast Pecatonica River
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 ActionDNR warden seeks public's tips in case of illegal shooting of bucks, fawn in Oneida County
Monday, October 03, 2016 3:42:04 p.m.
The Department of Natural Resources' Bureau of Law Enforcement is seeking the public's help with a case involving the illegal shooting of three deer in Oneida County. On August 23, Conservation Warden Tim Ebert of Oneida County was alerted of 2 dead antlered bucks and one dead buck fawn along Highway 47 in the Town of Woodruff, between Walter Drive and Forest Trail. The 3 deer were found with bullet wounds to the head and in the ditch line, most likely where they fell after being shot sometime between 4 and 5:30 a.m. The deer season is currently closed and shooting deer from the roadway is illegal in Wisconsin. If you have any information related to this crime, please call or text the DNR Hotline 1-800-TIP-WDNR or 1-800-847-9367 to confidentially share your information.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:37:48 a.m.
Last revised: Friday, February 19, 2016