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DNR seeks feedback on proposed hunting rules changesSubmitted: 01/26/2015
WOODRUFF - Some of last year's hunting rules changes could become permanent.

Many of the new rules were just temporary, but some could stick around.

Last year, Wisconsin's Natural Resources Board allowed temporary rule changes for the season.

Those changes came out of the Deer Trustee Report, but they'll expire this year.

Now, the DNR wants to hear from the public before permanent rules go into effect.


"Our data that is going to be coming from these online surveys and meetings will be compiled and determined to make this rule a permanent rule change or if there's some modification that needs to be added to the proposed change," said Vilas County DNR Wildlife Biologist Michele Woodford.

The DNR is offering an online form for hunters to provide feedback until February 1.

The form lets hunters easily give their opinion on a variety of rule changes.

There will also be a hearing at James Williams Middle School auditorium in Rhinelander Tuesday night to discuss the proposed rule .

"There's going to be a lot of other changes. Like the private land, public land tags that we want to know after a year's worth of hunting season and all of these changes that we implemented what the public think of those," said Woodford.

You can find the online form by searching keyword "deer" on the DNR website at the link below.


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Story By: Nolan Blair

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