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Tune in to Wild Turkeys in Wisconsin and get ready for the spring turkey hunt

Published by Central Office February 21, 2017

Contact(s): Sawyer Briel, DNR communications, 608-261-0751; Dan Small, Deer Hunt 2016 Host, 414-588-4082

MADISON -- This March, tune in to "Wild Turkeys in Wisconsin" and learn more about one of Wisconsin's most popular game birds - the wild turkey.

"Wild Turkeys in Wisconsin" will teach viewers about the history and biology of the wild turkey, with an emphasis on the restoration and management of this species in Wisconsin.

Wild turkey
Wild turkey
Photo Credit: Ryan Brady

Fox Sports North (WI, MN, ND, SD, IA)

Fox Sports Wisconsin

The full show and a short preview can be viewed online on the Wild Turkeys of Wisconsin YouTube channel: [EXIT DNR].

For more information regarding wild turkey management in Wisconsin, including the current Turkey Management Plan, search the Department of Natural Resources website,, for keywords "turkey management." To learn more about turkey hunting opportunities, search keywords "turkey hunting."

Wild Turkeys in Wisconsin is brought to you by the Outdoor Heritage Education Center, DNR Turkey Stamp funds, the National Wild Turkey Federation and Hunting Works for Wisconsin.

Last Revised: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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James Dick
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