Wildlife Damage Management: Laws and Regulations

SKU G3997-001

Author(s) Chris Warneke, Kim Wagner, Brad Koele, Jason Suckow, David Drake.

This first publication in the Living with Wildlife in Wisconsin series provides an overview of state and federal laws and regulations that define the legal status of wildlife in Wisconsin and how various species may be treated. Links are provided to additional information on federal and state wildlife laws.

Legal categories of wildlife are listed, among them game species (such as white-tail deer and mallard ducks), unprotected species (such as mice and house sparrows), protected species (such as rattlesnakes and plovers), endangered species (such as queen snakes and Kirtland warblers), and threatened species such as Canada lynx and great egrets (4 pages; 2012).