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Outdoors

Natural Resources Board to meet in Green Bay

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Huron/Ontario Rooms at the Oneida Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive in Green Bay, Wis. The public is encouraged to watch on the Department of Natural Resources’ YouTube channel at ...

Fawns freed from fence predicament

So, late Friday morning had this ... I could hear them bleating from inside the house. I shrugged it off at first, but it continued. So I headed up the hill, toward the sound. I could see the doe standing in the road — and then, as I came around the curve, the reason for the bleating ...

Hunter safety field day Aug. 10; online course required to register

CHANNING — The Sagola Township Sportsmen’s Club will host a hunter safety field day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, Class size is limited to 30 and it is first-come, first- served. To register, students must take and pass an approved online hunter education class. Once ...

Protected walleye lake now open to harvest

IRON MOUNTAIN — Anglers are reminded that smallmouth bass harvest season begins today in Wisconsin’s northern zone, which includes Michigan boundary waters. While the catch and release season is open year-round, this harvest season runs through March 2. The daily bag limit for bass on ...

Escanaba to host trappers expo July 12-13

ESCANABA — The 65th annual Trappers Convention/Outdoor Expo will be July 12-13 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time both Friday and Saturday. Admission is $10 and kids under 12 are admitted free. This “family friendly” event grows more ...

Butterfly splendor on full display in June

This is a good time to see on display a number of butterflies that use different strategies to avoid perishing during the winter. The most spectacular out right now are the Canadian tiger swallowtails, which have emerged in force after spending the cold months as a pupa attached to a tree or ...