June 3, 2014
MADISON - "The Gamekeepers: Wisconsin Wildlife Conservation from WCD to CWD" is now available for download free of charge on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' website.
The book was originally published by the department cooperatively with the Bureaus of Science Services and Wildlife in 2013 and will now be available in digital format.
"The Gamekeepers" documents the rich history of wildlife conservation in Wisconsin and how game management strategies have evolved since 1832. The creation of the department is discussed as well as the colorful history of many wildlife professionals involved in Wisconsin's wildlife conservation from 1832 to 2008.
Those interested in receiving a free digital copy of the book can search the DNR website dnr.wi.gov for "gamekeepers." For those interested in a physical copy, a limited number will be made available to the public for purchase on the same site.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Mia Van Horn, DNR customer service specialist, 608-266-5230