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Save Hunting on the Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge!

Monday, June 13, 2005

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently reviewing the comprehensive conservation plan for the Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge. Included in this plan are proposed changes to the hunting regulations on the refuge. It is critical that all NRA members and hunters contact USFWS and urge them not to limit hunting on the refuge.

Among the proposals being considered are:

  • Limiting the number of shells a waterfowl hunter can carry to 25. This limitation is unnecessary and would unfairly target youth and beginning hunters who are not expert shots.

  • Complete closure of hunting in some areas of the refuge. Such closures should not be done unless absolutely biologically necessary.

  • Electric motor only areas that would make hunter access to these areas very difficult.

  • Limited permit only hunts and daily fees for hunter access.

USFWS is holding a series of public meetings on the plan, attend the meeting in your area and let them know that you want hunting on the refuge protected. Also, contact USFWS using the information below and make your voice heard.

Click here to read the news coverage of the issue. http://www.lacrossetribune.com/articles/2005/05/19/news/00lead.txt

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge
Attention: CCP Comment
51 East 4th Street
Room 101
Winona, MN 55987

Or by email at: r3planning@fws.gov

Upcoming public meetings:

Winona, Minnesota Monday, June 13 Winona Middle School Cafeteria,
1570 Homer Road
Wabasha, Minnesota Tuesday, June 14 Wabasha/Kellogg High School Cafeteria,
2113 East Hiawatha Drive
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin Thursday, June 16 Prairie du Chien High School Cafeteria,
800 East Crawford Street
Savanna, Illinois Tuesday, June 21 House of Events,
108 Main Street
Stoddard, Wisconsin Wednesday, June 22 American Legion Post 315,
located at 414 Broadway
Onalaska, Wisconsin Thursday, June 23 Onalaska Middle School,
711 Quincy Street
Lansing, Iowa Tuesday, July 12 Lansing (Kee) High School,
569 Center Street
Cassville, Wisconsin Thursday, July 14 Cassville High School,
715 E. Amelia Street
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