Egg Harbor and Sister Bay Apply for Urban Green Space Grants
In a recent press release from the Wisconsin DNR, it says 2 Door County villages recently applied for a 50% matching “Urban Green Space” grant from the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. Both villages of Egg Harbor and Sister Bay hope to use these grants to assist in purchasing available waterfront properties. In Egg Harbor the 1.2 acre plot has an irregular shape and is a wooded … Continue reading
DNR Offers Deer Hunting Tips During Pandemic
With the 9-day gun-deer season starting Saturday morning, the Wisconsin DNR have a special message to all Wisconsin deer hunters urging them to keep COVID-19 safety measures in mind, and also to use the online reporting system to report their deer. DNR Secretary Preston Cole comments, “Hunting is a long-established tradition in Wisconsin. However, with the pandemic, it is up to each of us to … Continue reading
Hunter Education in Sturgeon Bay
Last week we heard from local DNR Conservation Warden Chris Kratcha about upcoming options for hunter safety courses. Now Kratcha has informed us that there will be an opportunity for two different sessions to fulfill the field day requirement, both on Saturday August 1st. First, a student must register with a certified internet field-day instructor and then complete the online training before attending the field … Continue reading
Hunter Safety Courses in Door/Kewaunee Counties?
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down most public gatherings, all local hunter safety education courses were canceled for March, April, and May. The Wisconsin DNR is now moving forward, gathering information, and possibly planning to resume these courses in our area. Conservation Warden Chris Kratcha tells us more….. With the current ongoing situation with COVID-19, courses would be mostly online, but there would still … Continue reading