FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2015
Contact: Rep. Steineke: 608-266-2418

Rep. Jim Steineke Encourages Nominations for the La Crosse Tribune/DNR Hunter Ethics Award

Madison . . . Representative Jim Steineke (R – Kaukauna) is encouraging residents of the 5th Assembly District to nominate someone for the La Crosse Tribune/Department of Natural Resources Hunter Ethics Award.

Nominations for this statewide award, now in its 18th year, will be accepted through February 15. The award is about recognizing sportsmen and sportswomen who go above and beyond for others who have the same passion or interest in hunting.

“Wisconsin has a proud sporting heritage," Rep. Steineke said. "The DNR wants to make sure that we recognize those who are going above and beyond their duties as responsible hunters to strengthen our sporting tradition."

Whether it's helping a fellow hunter in distress, providing opportunities for disabled hunters, teaching young hunters, coming to the aid of a conservation warden or simply showing other hunters that ethical hunting is part of the hunt, this is a chance for the DNR to recognize the contributions made by selfless hunters.

To become eligible for the 2014 award, the nominee must be a licensed Wisconsin hunter, and the ethical hunting act must have occurred in Wisconsin during the 2014 calendar year. Nominations will be considered for any DNR-regulated hunting activity in Wisconsin.

Written nominations must contain the name, address and telephone number of the witness or witnesses to the behavior that lead to the nomination and mailed to Chief Conservation Warden Todd Schaller at Todd.schaller@wisconsin.gov, or to Department of Natural Resources, Attention: Chief Warden Todd Schaller LE/5, PO Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707-7921, by Feb. 15, 2015.

For More Information, contact Chief Conservation Warden Todd Schaller at Todd.Schaller@wisconsin.gov or 608-266-111.

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