May 16, 2013 in New Richmond News
Budget cutbacks and the lack of fee increases for several years have caused a severe reduction in the number of trout planted in the Willow and Apple rivers prior to the season opener. Continue Reading
April 19, 2013 in New Richmond News
Recently the Eastern Gray Wolf was delisted, and the first modern day harvest season was held in both Wisconsin and Minnesota last season. The harvest allotment and timing was very well controlled and everything went off with very few problems. Continue Reading
March 22, 2013 in New Richmond News
On Saturday I attended a talk on climate change and its effect on forests. What I expected to take away from this presentation was hard facts and solid data to let me make some real conclusions based on sound scientific reasoning. I left the talk very disappointed. Continue Reading
February 8, 2013 in New Richmond News
On Jan. 12, the Friends of the Hudson Library, in conjunction with the annual Hudson Hot Air Affair, hosted Barry Wallace, swan enthusiast, who spoke on the reintroduction of the trumpeter swan. Continue Reading
January 18, 2013 in New Richmond News
A Wisconsin Hunter Education Class will be offered to anyone in the New Richmond area, with classes beginning on Monday, Feb. 4. Continue Reading
January 11, 2013 in New Richmond News
It was back in February of 2005 when the first Outdoor Happenings column appeared. Jeff Holmquist, who was and still is editor of the New Richmond News, Chet McCarty, who was the manager of the St. Croix Wetlands Management District (SCWMD) at that time, and I met to formulate an outdoor column for the paper. Continue Reading
December 14, 2012 in New Richmond News
Over the next few months, when time permits, several of our local conservation clubs and organizations will be profiled to provide historical background plus highlight the opportunities these organizations offer to area residents.
June 1, 2012 in New Richmond News
Join a National Park Service ranger for coffee and conversation. Learn the conservation history of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and enjoy the early morning quiet as you paddle its placid waters.
This paddle event will take place on the St. Croix River from Osceola Landing to William O’Brien State Park on Sunday, June 10, from 7:15 a.m. to noon.
March 23, 2012 in New Richmond News
This year’s Spring Hearings will have a slightly different spin to it. It is scheduled for April 9 starting at 7 p.m. in all 72 of Wisconsin’s counties but the Department of Natural Resources portion will be informational only with no real rule changes being presented to be voted on.