WNR magazine - September 2014 Previews and Reviews

Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine

Previews & Reviews

September 2014

Tree Stand Safety

Coming in October...

Stand up for safety

Take tree stands seriously from the start. Hunting from heights provides great benefits including increasing your field of vision. But with those benefits, comes serious risks...

New Deer Hunting Rules

New deer hunting rule changes 

The August issue of WNR magazine highlighted some of the new deer hunting rule changes that are beginning in 2014. To find all the new rules, regulations, management units, frequently asked questions and more, check out:

Deer Hunting in Wisconsin

Fall State Parks Photo Contest

Fall in love with WI state parks Facebook photo contest

Don't forget to bring your camera when you're out in the colorful state parks and forests this fall. You can submit your best photos to the Wisconsin DNR Facebook page for this new photo contest. DNR Facebook fans will vote once a day for their favorite photos and the winning photographer wins a 2015 state park sticker, 2015 state trail pass and a 2-year subscription to WNR magazine! For more information, see:

Wisconsin state parks fall photo contest

Hunting and Fishing app

Mobile apps

The Wisconsin DNR now has two free mobile apps; the official Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife Guide and the State Parks and Forests Guide. Read all about them in our October issue or download now!

Wisconsin DNR mobile apps

Black Bear

Former Features: Bear in mind

This is the time of year when black bears will be out foraging for food in preparation of the coming winter. In "Bear in mind (June 2009)" we took a look at this large, wild animal, why bears do what they do, their population spread, and why bears should not be feared, but respected.

For more great stories, search our entire archive of previous articles.

WNR October 2014

Coming in October...

Plan for forest diversity, recreation and economic opportunities.

Learn to build a better home for bats.

Stand up for safety in tree stands.

Discover what’s cooking at wild rice camp.

Toasting Wisconsin's wine country.

WI Bat Festival

WI Bat Festival, October 3-5, 2014

In the October 2014 issue of WNR magazine, learn about the critical role bats play in keeping insect populations in balance and also how to build a home for them.

And, coming to Milwaukee October 3-5 is the Wisconsin Bat Festival. This is a family-friendly event where you can meet live bats from around the world – including a bat with a 6-foot wingspan! This science symposium features bat programs, children's activities, crafts and more.

Wisconsin Bat Festival