We need your urgent help! The bill designating the wild turkey as the Wisconsin state game bird has been submitted for legislative members to co-sponsor. Please contact as many legislative members as you can and ask them to co-sponsor bill LRB-2888. It is important that we act now to get this bill passed.!
FROM: Rep. Gordon Hintz and Rep. Michael Schraa
DATE: January 14, 2016
Co-Sponsorship of LRB-2888– relating to: designating the wild turkey as the official state game bird.
SHORT DEADLINE: Noon, January 20, 2016
At the request of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, we have drafted legislation designating the wild turkey the official State Game Bird in Wisconsin. The tradition of turkey hunting in Wisconsin has a history unmatched by any other game bird, with Wisconsin ranking in the top states in wild turkey harvest and population.