wildlife

DNR: Moose sightings rare in Chippewa Valley

Rare occurrence in that part of the state

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has received reports of moose sightings in the Chippewa Valley -- a rare occurrence in that part of the state.

DNR wants input on Green Bay-area properties

DNR seeking input on master plan for Green Bay properties

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on a new master plan for properties along the western shore of Green Bay.

Walker announces deer plans in upcoming budget

Proposal to include mini-hunts

Gov. Scott Walker says his executive budget will implement a number of deer hunting changes, including new mini-hunts, money for mapping technology and new funding for chronic wasting disease surveillance.

Wildlife rehabilitators decline by half since 2001

Changes in economy and permitting possible contributors to drop

The number of wildlife groups caring for injured animals in Wisconsin has dropped by half over the last decade according to state agency numbers, putting pressure on places like the Raptor Education Group Inc. in northern Wisconsin.

Wildlife rehabilitators decline by half since 2001

Changes in economy and permitting possible contributors to drop

The number of wildlife groups caring for injured animals in Wisconsin has dropped by half over the last decade according to state agency numbers, putting pressure on places like the Raptor Education Group Inc. in northern Wisconsin.