- The Wisconsin DNR could use your help to research the health of the state's deer population.
This is the third year of a five-year research project looking into causes of death in deer.
Each year the agency has relied on volunteers to help gather data in the field.
This time the DNR is looking for anyone who can spend a full day in the woods with biologists.
They'll have you check traps, take blood samples, perform ultrasounds on does, and fit deer with radio collars and tags.
Biologists plan to work around Winter and Shiocton in January, February and March.
Volunteers can sign up on the DNR's website by clicking the link below and selecting the get involved tab.
You can also call project coordinator Mike Watt at 608-221-6376.
Deer Research Volunteers
Story By: Associated Press