Volunteers are needed at Kohler-Andrae State Park on Public Lands Day. - Photo credit: DNR
MADISON, Wis. - Ninety-five percent of Wisconsin residents participate in nature-based recreation, and nearly two-thirds find their fun, adventure, and relaxation on public lands.
Such sky-high participation is one reason why National Public Lands Day and National Hunting and Fishing Day, observed on Sept. 28 this year, are worth celebrating in Wisconsin, says Department of Natural Resources Secretary-designee Preston Cole.
"Every day is a great day to enjoy Wisconsin's great outdoors, but September 28 ...