WNR magazine - March 2015 Previews and Reviews

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Previews & Reviews

March 2015

Conservation Patron Video
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That’s Why I’m A Conservation Patron!

Three reasons to become a Conservation Patron: Support wildlife management and research; conserve natural resources; and leave a legacy for future generations. Purchasing this one license offers many different privileges, including licenses, stamps, applications, park admission, a subscription to WNR magazine and more.

NRF Field Trips

2015 Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin Field Trips

Our upcoming April issue will showcase some of the more than 150 field trips offered by the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin. Check out the NRF website for more information about the trips or to register for a trip and become a Foundation member:

Natural Resources Foundation website

2015 Fishing Forecast

2015 Wisconsin Fishing Report

Fishing season is just around the corner and it's time to get excited about what the new year might bring. What better way to feed that excitement than by reviewing the 2015  Fishing Report -- a detailed newspaper of fishing forecasts for Wisconsin waters for the coming year -- included in the April issue of WNR magazine.

Fishing Wisconsin

Maple Syrup Festival

MacKenzie Center Maple Syrup Festival: April 4, 2015

Begin your day with a pancake breakfast in the main lodge ($7 adult/$5 child). The rest of the festival is free -- enjoy guided tours of the sugarbush, demonstrations on tapping a maple tree, learn how Native Americans and pioneers made maple syrup, listen to live music and take a horse-drawn wagon ride. For more info, please see:

MacKenzie Center events


Former Features: Thinkin' like a gobbler

In the last issue of WNR magazine we highlighted the program that reintroduced turkeys into Wisconsin. Now 35 years later, there are self-sustaining populations in every county in the state. In "Thinkin' like a gobbler (1999)" get tips and tactics to talk turkey and bring in toms in springtime.

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

WNR magazine April 2015

Coming in April...

Catch the Field Trip fervor

Connecting bison and butterflies

A big day for birds

Pick a plum of an isle

Preventing Wildfires

Preventing Wildfires

Spring is wildfire season in Wisconsin and 98 percent of these wildfires are caused by humans. In this special insert in our April issue, learn how to take proactive measures to prevent these human-caused disasters.

Forest fire protection

Prepare For Safe Boating

Prepare for safe boating

Boating season is approaching and this special insert in our April issue offers helpful reminders to ensure you have a safe and fun on-the-water experience. Get info about life jacket facts, boating safety courses, registration and titling, being "boat ready" and more.

Boating in Wisconsin


See us at Canoecopia

WNR magazine will be at Canoecopia, the world's largest paddling expo, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, March 13-15. Stop by to purchase a new or gift subscription and you'll receive a special show price and bag!