WWOA Testimony at SB 999 Public Hearing

Feb 15, 2024

* Please note that information following SB999/AB1093 will be posted under News, Government Affairs going forward. President Don Hoffman is holding WWOA’s testimony and executive director, Nancy Bozek, is holding the letters of more than 50 members that were sent to their legislators, the bill’s authors, and/or Senate Committee members. WWOA’s testimony and a copy of your letters were presented to the Senate Committee members.

Public Hearing Announced for SB 999 – MFL & Motorized Vehicles

Feb 9, 2024

Your Voice is Needed! Public Hearing Scheduled for Wed, February 14 at 1 pm on Open Managed Forest Law Lands & Motorized Vehicles Yesterday, February 8, 2024, WWOA sent you a message about WI Senate Bill 999 with proposed changes to the Managed Forest Law program to require access for motorized vehicles on Open MFL lands.

Proposed Change to the Managed Forest Law Program

Feb 8, 2024

Your Voice is Needed – Open Managed Forest Law Lands & Motorized Vehicles Yesterday, February 7, 2024, Wisconsin Senate Bill 999, was read into the record for the first time and referred to the Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage.

Forest Owners Tax Tips for 2023

Jan 31, 2024

The 2023 Forest Owners Tax Tips are now available to assist you in completing your timber tax forms.  Be sure to share this information with your accountant too!

September 7 – WI DNR Cone Collection Training

Sep 3, 2023

RED PINE IN WISCONSIN: A HISTORY AND A FUTURE Contact: Richard Nesslar, Jeremiah Auer, Roger Bohringer, There are over 100 species and many varieties of the genus Pinus around the world. In Wisconsin, the eastern white pine, red or “Norway” pine and jack pine are the only native and most plentiful pine species.

WDNR Drought Resource Webpage

Sep 1, 2023

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the recent launch of a Drought Resource webpage as a new public source for information related to the drought conditions experienced by 82% of the state. The new webpage gives viewers access to current drought conditions across Wisconsin, helpful resources from various DNR programs and other state and national resources regarding drought conditions.

WDNR Fall Hunting Outlook

Sep 1, 2023

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today released the 2023 fall forecast series detailing the coming seasons’ hunting outlook for a variety of popular game species. These forecasts outline what hunters and trappers across the state can expect this year while pursuing their favorite game species. Forecasts also include helpful reminders about public land access opportunities, game registration requirements and season dates.

Pallet Fire in Waushara County

Jul 11, 2023

830-Acre Fire In Waushara County 99% Contained The 830-acre Pallet Fire in Waushara County is now 99% contained. / Photo Credit: Wisconsin DNR COLOMA, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fire crews and local agencies are on the scene of the now roughly 830-acre Pallet Fire in Waushara County, southeast of Coloma. The fire is 99% contained. Three primary structures and 17 secondary structures have been lost.

WI DNR Announces Nonresident License Fee Increases

Jul 11, 2023

Wisconsin DNR Announces Nonresident Hunting And Fishing License Fee Increase MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a fee increase for many nonresident hunting and fishing licenses as a result of the final 2024-2025 budget enacted by Governor Tony Evers last week. The fee changes range from $5-$40 and are only for nonresidents. Licenses for the 2023-2024 season are valid through March 31, 2024.

Warning on Misleading Home Warranty Mail Solicitations

Jul 10, 2023

Wisconsin OCI, DFI, and DATCP Alert Consumers to Misleading Home Warranty Mail Solicitations MADISON, Wis. – Today, July 10, 2023,  the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance of Wisconsin (OCI), Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) are alerting consumers about a surge of suspicious mailers being sent regarding home warranties.