Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine

Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine

2018 Contents

Cover of Winter 2018 Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine

Winter 2018

Freeze frames
Images of wintry scenes capture Wisconsin's frozen splendor.
One foggy morning on the Mississippi
Bird encounter brings new meaning to 'the eagle has landed.'
The nature of healing
In northwest Wisconsin, a youth treatment center finds the outdoors to be powerful medicine.
Early advantages
Catch-and-release trout season on the Mecan River brings best of times in worst of conditions.
NRB turns 50
State of Wisconsin Natural Resources Board marks milestone alongside the DNR.
DNR's next 50: Thriving in a digital age
Across the board, new technologies support the agency's mission and drive progress forward.
DNR connects with social media
From Facebook and Instagram to web series and podcasts, DNR has something for everyone.
Buck of a lifetime
Majestic animal lives on in long-lasting memories.
It's what hunters do
Simple gesture means 'welcome to the club.'
Back in the day
Ice fishing tale stirs memories of an old friend.
Readers Write
Sharing readers' photos and feedback.
Outside in Wisconsin
Copper Falls State Park
Friends of Wisconsin State Parks 2019 Calendar
Natural Heritage Conservation Field Notes

Cover of Fall 2018 Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine

Fall 2018

River jubilee
Wild and Scenic Rivers Act 50th anniversary puts spotlight on Wisconsin's own free-flowing waters.
Team up for trees
With an assist from the state's pro sports organizations, community forestry scores big.
Legacy of the Spill Law
Brownfields successes build on decades of vital work.
DNR memoirs
A dozen former staffers – with a combined tenure of more than 380 years – recount their dedication to Wisconsin's natural resources.
DNR labors for pollinators
Bees, butterflies and other species can use a boost to take care of business.
1,000 miles to remember
Wisconsin hiker's new book chronicles ambitious trek along her home state's Ice Age National Scenic Trail.
Hunting inspiration
Characteristics such as patience and respect help to make a better mentor.
Welcome to the club
Campus group supports, encourages, unites young hunters.
Foraging for football-sized fungi
Puffball mushrooms are easy to find, safe to harvest and make a delicious staple for the freezer.
History in hand
A 90-year-old family heirloom fulfills a new dream.
Wild Wisconsin is primed for the hunt
'Why Hunt?' guidebook balances novelty, tradition
Back in the day
Inspiration for hunters straight from the pew.
Readers Write
Sharing readers' photos and feedback.
Outside in Wisconsin
Flambeau River State Forest

Cover of Summer 2018 Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine

Summer 2018

A happy tune
Kirtland's warbler playback project shows promise as key conservation tool.
Breeding Bird Atlas II needs you
Survey volunteers are as varied as the species they observe.
Why it's good to be an atlaser
Updates on the current project
Hunter and gatherer
Outdoorsman amasses an extensive collection related to his passions – including some special magazines.
On a bicycle trip built for views
Beauty of the woods awaits on four-day ride in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.
How lake lovers become lake leaders
DNR-assisted training program empowers citizens to take the reins of local lake management.
Paddle tales
Early 1900s canoe journals capture moments of historic adventure, preserved by the daughter of the man who wrote them.
Explore the state's great outdoors.
Our treasured terns
Safeguarding these vulnerable species is critical to their continued presence in the state.
Readers Write
Photos and feedback from our readers
Back in the day
Before glamping, a mother took adversity in stride.
Outside in Wisconsin
Perrot State Park

Special Inserts

A timeline of DNR dedication

Cover of Spring 2018 Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine

Spring 2018

A DNR is born
Agency emerged 50 years ago after concerns spurred action, reorganization.
25 years of adventure
Spanning a quarter century, Natural Resources Foundation field trips have soared to new heights.
Wander these little wild spaces
Come along and see some of Milwaukee area's many fields of green.
Hatching success at State Game Farm
Upgrades modernize the DNR's pheasant-rearing facility.
Rooted in the past, a sanctuary grows
Faville Grove in Jefferson County presents timeless vision of how lands once looked.
Learn to love a sucker
If there's one born every minute, that's a good thing.
Natural leader, nature champion
Numerous sites bear the stamp of Gordon Bubolz, who mastered the business of land preservation.
Porch-sitting makes way for ducklings
With a flurry of fuzz balls, little wood ducks head out on life's adventures.
Secretary's message
A message from DNR Secretary Dan Meyer
Readers Write
Readers' photos and feedback.
Back in the day
Key on color, cast, timing in tangling with walleye.
Outside in Wisconsin
Elroy-Sparta State Trail

Special Insert

2018 Wisconsin Fishing Report