Release Date: Wed, Oct 27, 2010

Annual Deer Hunt Special to Air on WPT's Wisconsin Channel

For More Information: Lynn Brockmeyer, 608-263-3364, [email protected] Michael Bridgeman, 608-265-3855, [email protected]  Hunters around the state are busy making preparations in anticipation of the upcoming deer hunt season. Deer Hunt 2010, airing at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 on Wisconsin Public Television's  (WPT) Wisconsin Channel, provides a valuable review what every hunter should know before heading to the woods. Hosted by Dan Small, the program features important information from Department of Natural Resources conservation wardens and University of Wisconsin-Madison wildlife biologists.   Deer Hunt 2010 also includes stories from veteran hunters, an update on chronic wasting disease, a review of tree-stand safety and new hunting rules, and a statewide deer season forecast.  Viewers may call in with questions during and after the broadcast to the DNR service line at 1-888-936-7463. The line is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension. Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV, Park Falls; WHLA-TV, La Crosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.

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