(1) The sporting heritage council shall study, and provide advice and make recommendations to the governor, the natural resources board, and the legislature about, issues relating to hunting, trapping, fishing, and other types of outdoor recreation activities including all of the following: (a) Ways to improve the recruitment and retention of hunters, trappers, and anglers. (b) Ways to improve the management and protection of the natural resources of this state for the purposes of hunting, trapping, fishing, and other types of outdoor recreation activities. (c) Ways to encourage youth to participate in outdoor recreation activities, including ways to implement outdoor recreation programs for youth. (d) Ways to improve access to public and private land for hunting, trapping, fishing, and other types of outdoor recreation activities. (e) Ways to improve public access to lakes. (f) Ways to increase the availability of public shooting ranges. (2) The sporting heritage council shall prepare a biennial report on the status of the recruitment and retention of hunters, trappers, and anglers in this state. The sporting heritage council shall submit its initial report under this subsection no later than July 1, 2014, and shall submit subsequent reports no later than July 1 of each even-numbered year thereafter, to the governor, to the chairperson of the natural resources board, and to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the appropriate standing committees under s. 13.172(3).
Wis. Stat. Ann. § 29.036 (West)
The department shall establish a program to recognize people who recruit others as hunters, trappers, and anglers. The program shall include a component under which a person who is issued his or her first hunting, trapping, or fishing approval in his or her lifetime may designate one person as the person who encouraged the applicant to obtain the license. The program shall provide for all of the following: (1) A method for maintaining a record of persons designated as provided under this section. (2) A method for issuing a credit to any resident who is designated as provided under this section a specified number of times, as determined by the department, in any license year. The method shall require the department to allow the recipient of the credit to apply the credit in a manner that reduces the fee for an approval that is listed under s. 29.563(2)(a)1., 2., 4. to 5g., or 8. to 9., (3)(a)1., or (6)(a)1. by one-half of the fee that would otherwise apply to the approval, rounded up to the nearest dollar, that reduces the fee specified in s. 29.563(4)(a) 1. for a resident sports license by $20, or that reduces the fee specified in s. 29.563(4)(a)2. for a resident conservation patron license by $60. The department may not require a resident to be designated more than 5 times in a license year in order to be eligible for a credit under this subsection. In this subsection, “license year” means the period between April 1 and the following March
31. Wis. Stat. Ann. § 29.084 (West)