Wisconsin deer hunter wildlife survey
How to participate
The survey period is Sept. 18 - Jan. 9. You can help with this survey by recording the following from your deer hunting trips:
- date hunted;
- number of hours hunted;
- zone (map);
- land type;
- weather conditions; and
- type and number of animals.
Observations can be reported by smartphone, desktop or mail. Select a method below for further instructions.
Observations are collected using the Survey123 app.
1. Go to Google Play (Android) or the Apple App Store (iOS) and install Survey123 (free).
2. Scan the QR code below with your phone's camera, click on the link that appears. This will load and open the Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey in Survey123. If prompted to login, click 'Continue without signing in' to proceed.
3. Once the survey is installed, select the 'X' at the top left of the screen and choose 'Close and lose changes'. The Survey123 app and Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey are now loaded onto your phone and ready for you to record your observations. Upon your next hunting trip, open Survey123 and then the Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey to record your observations.
4. You can use your phone's GPS to record your sighting location or use the map to pin your sightings.
** DO NOT use the app while driving! **
Click on the link below to enter survey data (use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge):
Observations are collected using the tally sheet and then mailed to Brian Dhuey at the end of the month.
2801 Progress Rd.
Madison, WI 53716
It is important that all of your deer hunting efforts be recorded, even if no wildlife is seen.
Reports should include sightings of:
Data collected is used to provide wildlife distribution and abundance information; annual results are in the Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey report:
Trail camera photos wanted
If you have trail camera photos of the following animals: cougar, lynx, moose, wolf, or wolverine; please submit them to wildlife management.