Support Democrat Senator Fred Risser’s Proposal to Ban Hunting & Trapping in Wisconsin State Parks

Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin

Wyalusing State Park is a 2,628-acre Wisconsin state park In 2012 the republican dominated WI legislature passed legislation allowing for hunting and trapping in State park properties. The controversial aspect of Act 168 is a requirement that all state parks be open to hunting and trapping.There negative aspects to hunting and trapping on public park properties is that it could drive away vistors. Hunting on state park properties can adversly affect visitation because of fear for personal safety. Hearing gun shots and worrying that a beloved pet could get caught in a trap while hiking state park trails is a major concern for state park visitors.

Recent news is that democratSenator Fred Risserhas drawn up a pair of billsthat would ban hunting and limit the types of mechanisms trappers can use in state parks.

Senator Fred A. Risser (D) Wisconsin state legislators need to hear from…

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