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Doug Duren

Doug Duren

Doug Duren is a passionate conservationist, land manager, and part-time curmudgeon. In addition to his work, Doug can often be found at the Duren Family Farm, caring for and managing it, for this and future generations.

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Is CWD Changing Midwestern Deer Hunting?

Cal In the Field S03 E04 Apr 19, 2022

Is CWD Changing Midwestern Deer Hunting?

This week, Cal is at Doug Duren’s farm outside of Cazenovia, Wisconsin hunting deer and talking Chronic Wasting Disease. Home to our good friend, Cazenovia is also ground zero for CWD, a 100% fatal and highly transmissible prion based disease. Join Cal as he hunts with Doug to see first hand how CWD...
Ryan Callaghan Apr 19, 2022
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Mark Kenyon and Doug Duren Get to Work on the Farm

Back 40 S02 E02 Nov 15, 2020

Mark Kenyon and Doug Duren Get to Work on the Farm

In this episode, Mark Kenyon is joined by everyone’s favorite guitar-picking Wisconsinite Doug Duren to revisit the plan he proposed during his 2019 visit to the farm. Doug and Mark have a goal to get 55 trees in the ground and double the acreage of food plots on the property. Along the way they’ll...
Doug Duren Nov 15, 2020
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Mark Kenyon and Doug Duren Hunt the Late October Pre-Rut

Back 40 S01 E05 Nov 25, 2019

Mark Kenyon and Doug Duren Hunt the Late October Pre-Rut

Fall has settled across the Back 40, and deer season is in full swing. With a few target bucks identified, Mark Kenyon has invited Doug Duren to hunt the late October pre-rut. Both Kenyon and Duren are disciples of conservation writer Aldo Leopold, who famously advocated for Americans to develop a...
Mark Kenyon Nov 25, 2019
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What Hunters Can Do About Chronic Wasting Disease

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What Hunters Can Do About Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic wasting disease is one of the biggest conservation challenges of our time. In my previous article, I discussed various reasons everyone should be concerned about CWD. However, that may have left you wondering what we can do about it. The answer is we can buy time and pay for science. Through...
Doug Duren Jun 7, 2019
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