APRIL 09, 2011 | SHOW #615
•World record canoe race attempt on the Rhine River
•Wisconsin DNR Spring Hearings and Conservation Congress meetings April 11
•Time to protect your boat against spiders and other crawling pests
•Wisconsin River walleye action heating up
•Jeff named promotions and marketing director for US Freshwater Fishing Federation
•Join Dan for “Talkin’ Turkey with Dan Small,” April 9 at Plymouth Alliance Church in Plymouth, Wisconsin
RESULTS FOR POLL s614
Would you support legislation to ban deer baiting and feeding statewide 10 days before and during the nine-day gun deer season?
YES 67% | NO 33% | MAYBE 0% | UNDECIDED 0% | OTHER 0%
IMPRESSIONS: 182 | RESPONSES: 15 | COMMENTS: 0
INSTANT SURVEY VOTE ON - POLL s615
Do you favor increasing the minimum size limit to 40 inches for muskellunge on all waters that currently have a 34-inch minimum size limit, and decreasing the minimum size limit to 28 inches for muskellunge on ten slow-growth waters?
BACKGROUND: Muskellunge 40-inch Minimum Size Limit on Most Waters StatewideThis proposal would increase the minimum size limit from 34 to 40 inches for muskellunge on approximately 600 waters. It would decrease the minimum size limit to 28 inches for muskellunge on ten slow-growth waters:
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WISCONSIN HUNTING & FISHING SEASONS
Advocate for Clean WaterThis message is from the River Alliance of Wisconsin
Governor Walker's proposed state budget for the next two years is chock full of major cuts to important public services, popular programs, environmental protections and the staff who make sure laws to protect the environment are followed. On the other hand, there's lots of money allocated for more highways, the shadowy new Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, more highways, tourism marketing ("Come visit our pea green lakes!"), and more highways. The Legislature intends to act fast on these sweeping changes; it is critical to add your voice to the debate to make sure environmental issues don't get lost in the shuffle.
River Alliance is working closely with other conservation organizations to highlight and fight back the many assaults on environmental programs and laws. While we know you depend on us to be the voice for rivers, this effort will take a full chorus. Our only hope is for decision makers to hear loud and clear, early and often from their constituents - you.
The three big water concerns legislators need to hear about are:
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