Nature and Wildlife Field Guides
Just how old is that deer of Yours???
Where the buffalo roam on the World Wide Web. This is the most comprehensive bison information website on the internet today.
Chronic wasting disease, or CWD, is a fatal disease that attacks whitetail deer, blacktail deer, mule deer, and elk. Scientists believe it is caused by a protein called a prion. Prions concentrate where there is a lot of nerve tissue, such as the brain, spinal cord, eyes, and in the lymph nodes and spleen. Prions haven’t been found in meat (muscle tissue). Because we know where prions are found, Wisconsin’s Food Safety Division recommends these common-sense measures to remove them from venison products.
According to the World Health Organization, there is no evidence that chronic wasting disease passes to human beings.
Basic on Calling and Decoy setups.
Ten basic steps to complete field dressing and Butchering up you deer to save you $$$.
All the moon phases and sunrise/sunset time for any time of the year
Helpful tips in making those day a field a better one.
Strategies for finding your Spring Gobbler
The TopoZone.com is the Web's center for recreational and professional topographic map users. The Web's first interactive topo map of the entire United States.
Many a goose man has gazed upon these
large flocks of urban birds with a gleam in his eye and wondered how to get
after these birds. Make no mistake about it, these birds can be hunted.
Like all other methods of hunting the Canada goose, hunting urban geese revolves
around access and scouting.
This guide will help you recognize birds on the wing.
It emphasizes their fall and winter plumage patterns as well as size, shape, and flight characteristics.
With hunting season just around the corner, hunters want to know about the risk of contracting West Nile (WN) Virus from either handling or consuming wild game birds.
Complete planes on building and putting up a wood duck house.
Sometimes called “Mallard Factories”, these easy to build and install structures give mallard hens a safe place to lay their eggs in the spring, away from increasing numbers of prairie predators such as raccoons and skunks. Research has shown that on average, a hen mallard will have a successful nest about 80% of the time in a Hen House, whereas nests on the ground may have only a 0-20% chance of surviving.
Information about area lake in the whole state of Wisconsin. to include max depth, public access and what kind of fish are present in the lake. Also see Lake Maps for a topo of most lakes.
If you just want to catch a mess of fish, try these waters.
Our top 10 picks for hearing the sweet symphony of fins slapping on the ice. We point you in the right direction.
River cleanups, special regulations and a catch-and-release ethic all have contributed to improved fishing for smallmouth bass in the southern half of our state.
Our expert tells you about his favorite hotspots and how to catch fish when you get there.
WI DNR Field Guides for fish found in the local Lake, Rivers and streams
E nature fish guild with colorful pictures of fish found thru-out the US
& Salmon Identification Guide
Houses and Gardens
You will benefit from having fewer yard and garden pests and will enjoy learning about bats.
Wrens, bluebirds and tree swallows are the birds most commonly attracted to single-unit, enclosed bird houses. What you can do to bring them to your yard.
What to Grow to make A Butterfly garden in your backyard.
Despite their name, are actually incapable of true flight. However, a loose fold of skin, which stretches between their front and hind legs, and a flat tail, enables them to glide for distances of 60 feet or more. How to build a flying squirrel House
Growing and Managing Successful Food Plots for Wildlife For multiple kind of Wildlife. In pdf Format.
Wonderful Conservation site all about monarch butterflies. Learn more about the spectacular migration that millions of Monarchs make each year. And even tagging and even raising your own.
A great identification guide and tips on raising large silk moths.
Exotic Plant Information Center
This page raises awareness of several invasive non-native plants and their
ecological impacts in the upper Great Lakes region. Provides effective tools for
your educational, management, and research needs.
This page raises awareness of several invasive non-native plants and their ecological impacts in the upper Great Lakes region. Provides effective tools for your educational, management, and research needs.
Purple loosestrife (PL)(Lythrum salicaria) is a serious pest in Wisconsin because it is non-native, spreads quickly because of its enormous seed production and displaces native wetland plants, often becoming the local wetland dominant.
The sound of birds that you may hear while enjoying the out of doors.
Facts about Apples from Wisconsin, health benefits ,cooking tip and typical harvest dates.