After moving its spring hearings entirely online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress reported a record-setting 64,943 responses — double the previous record — on a variety of conservation issues.
As many Wisconsinites work from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, they're noticing more wildlife in city and suburban neighborhoods. UW-Madison professor David Drake discusses how wildlife is reacting to the enormous change in human habits.
Mary Lee Agnew is an urban wildlife photographer who travels by bike to her favorite Milwaukee haunts to wait patiently and mindfully for nature to reveal herself. Since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, she's been noticing changes.
A manufacturer of firefighting foam says the majority of more than 250 drinking water wells it's tested in Marinette County turned up no trace of toxic chemicals known as PFAS. But state regulators say it's too early to tell the scope of PFAS contamination within drinking water in the area.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is urging anglers to stay within their home communities during the weekend inland fishing season opener to avoid spreading COVID-19 to other regions of the state.
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, outdoor activities are defined as essential under the state's stay-at-home order, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources expects a successful spring turkey harvest.