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June 2009

Crossing paths with bears

As bears extend their range, learn what to do if you see them on the trail or near your home.

by Linda Olver

Attitudes toward one Wisconsin native, the American black bear (Ursus americanus), have changed for the better and the worse over the past 200 years. Native Americans revered... Read full article

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© Robert H. Read Hunting a woodland curative
Whether wild or grown, ginseng is a valued commodity in Wisconsin.


What's the buzz about bees?
Encouraging a mix of native bees will help cut the sting of honey bee declines.


© Peninsula State Park Archives One hundred years of memories
Peninsula State Park turns 100. Share some good times at the park and party on!

© Mark MontabaIt works for me!
Your tips for homemade gear that make outdoor trips more enjoyable.


© Lower Wisconsin Sate Riverway Board Peaceful passage
For 20 years, the Lower Wisconsin Riverway has safeguarded 92 miles of waterway, shorelands and quiet exploration.


Special Insert: Safe Boating Depends On You

dvd iconJoin Wisconsin DNR Conservation Warden Tyler Strelow and test your on-water skills and judgement.