Recreation

WGF evaluation of plans and policies affecting outdoor recreation based on our natural resources in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin’s Green Fire and Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Seeking Stories of Extreme Weather in Wisconsin

America’s hunters, anglers, and other outdoorspeople have a keen eye; they know the best spot to cast a fly in the rapids, prime habitat for grouse, and the right place to catch a gorgeous sunset or spot a morel mushroom.  This keen eye also makes them acutely aware of changes in the natural landscape around …

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WGF Comments on WDNR Draft SCORP

To: John Pohlman, SCORP Project Manager

Re: Comments on Draft Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) For the official record, I am writing on behalf of Wisconsin’s Green Fire: Voices for Conservation in support of the draft SCORP document. In particular we agree that the plan should emphasize the following projects:

  • The conservation of the state’s wetland …
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Comment to DNR on Proposed Program Guidance for the Angler Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation Program

The R3 Program Guidance Document describes a new program to provide matching grants to local governmental, non-governmental, and citizen groups to help them promote sport fishing in Wisconsin. Grants are targeted at groups making innovative efforts to increase angling interest and activity among adults and among people of color. I and WGF applaud the emphasis on adults and people of color.

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