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DNR Seeking Public Input On Great Lakes Beach Listings
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Sauk City Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Shorewood Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Very High Fire Danger Across Most Of Wisconsin
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Very High Fire Danger Across Most Of Wisconsin

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Port Washington Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Wisconsin NRB Meeting May 25
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Wisconsin NRB Meeting May 25

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. May 18

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Oregon Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Awarded $2 Million To Assess Brownfields
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DNR Awarded $2 Million To Assess Brownfields

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Omro Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Elroy-Sparta State Trail Reopening Soon
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Elroy-Sparta State Trail Reopening Soon

Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Scheduled For May 14

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Kimberly Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
May Is Clean Air Month
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May Is Clean Air Month

DNR Celebrates Air Quality Improvements, Accomplishments And Public Outreach

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Kewaunee Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Tips In Bald Eagle Shooting Case
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DNR Seeking Tips In Bald Eagle Shooting Case

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Hilbert Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Makes It Easier For Public To Weigh In On Air Quality Issues
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Elkhorn Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
2022 Spring Hearing Results Now Available
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2022 Spring Hearing Results Now Available

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Cedarburg Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Protect Your Valuable Ash Trees Against Emerald Ash Borer
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Boscobel Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
PCB Contamination Found At Rochester Park In Sheboygan Falls
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Beloit Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities
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DNR Seeking Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities

Virtual Listening Sessions Taking Place April 20

DNR Survey Finds More Households Recycling Or Reusing Unwanted Electronics
DNR Providing $85,000 In Grants To Rural Counties For Recycling Electronics
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DNR Providing $85,000 In Grants To Rural Counties For Recycling Electronics

Now Accepting Applications Through April 29

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Appleton Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Work Play Earth Day Returns For 2022
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Work Play Earth Day Returns For 2022

Help Protect The Planet; Volunteer And Recreate At Wisconsin State Parks

DNR Awards $90,000 Urban Forestry Grants To Five Communities
U.S. Department Of The Interior Seeking Public Comment On Replacement Names For Derogatory Names Of Geographic Features
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U.S. Department Of The Interior Seeking Public Comment On Replacement Names For Derogatory Names Of Geographic Features

28 Geographic Features in Wisconsin Have Derogatory Names

DNR Adds New Property In Washington County
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DNR Adds New Property In Washington County

Lizard Mound Ownership Transferred Back To DNR

Ice Age National Scenic Trail’s Eastern Terminus To Be Relocated
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Ice Age National Scenic Trail’s Eastern Terminus To Be Relocated

The Boulder Will Return To Its Original Location In Potawatomi State Park

Wisconsin NRB Meeting April 13
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Wisconsin NRB Meeting April 13

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. April 6

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Montreal Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Strain Confirmed In Wisconsin’s Wild Bird Populations
DNR Issues Permit Modification For Kinnard Farms
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DNR Issues Permit Modification For Kinnard Farms

CAFO Now Required To Conduct Groundwater Monitoring Of Farm Fields

DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Manitowoc
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DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Manitowoc

Funds Will Support Contamination Assessment; Future Development Planned

DNR Extends Public Comment Period For Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Pipeline Relocation
Incidental Take Notice For Columbia County
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Incidental Take Notice For Columbia County

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Abbotsford Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Projects
Platteville Wholesale Fish Dealer Convicted In Wisconsin’s First-Ever Invasive Carp Case
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Platteville Wholesale Fish Dealer Convicted In Wisconsin’s First-Ever Invasive Carp Case

Public Tip Started DNR Warden Investigation In 2018

DNR Now Accepting Entries For 2023 State Park And Forest Vehicle Admission Sticker Contest
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DNR Now Accepting Entries For 2023 State Park And Forest Vehicle Admission Sticker Contest

Design Contest Is Open To High School Students Across Wisconsin

WCC Virtual Spring Hearing Begins April 11 At 7 P.M.
DNR Approves Village Of Somers Diversion Application
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DNR Approves Village Of Somers Diversion Application

Water In Diversion Area Will Be Returned To Lake Michigan

Incidental Take Notice For Adams County
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Incidental Take Notice For Adams County

 

Incidental Take Notice For Juneau County
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Incidental Take Notice For Juneau County

 

Incidental Take Notice For Adams, Juneau And Wood Counties
Wisconsin Tree Champions Lauded For Outstanding Community Service
DNR Announces Additional Funding Now Available For Communities Impacted By Storm Damage
DNR Announces New Winnebago System Fisheries Biologists
DNR To Refund $10 Application Fee For 2021 Fall Wolf Harvest Permit Or Preference Point
DNR Now Accepting Applications For 2023 Class Of State Conservation Wardens
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DNR Now Accepting Applications For 2023 Class Of State Conservation Wardens

Application Deadline March 6, 2022

Wisconsin Wolf Hunting Update
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Wisconsin Wolf Hunting Update

 

Wisconsin Initiative On Climate Change Impacts Releases Climate Assessment Report
Wisconsin NRB Meeting Feb. 23
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Wisconsin NRB Meeting Feb. 23

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. Feb. 16

DNR Seeking Public Comment On Interim Forest Management Plan For Wildcat Mountain State Park
DNR Recruiting 2023 Class Of State Conservation Wardens
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DNR Recruiting 2023 Class Of State Conservation Wardens

Join The Team Protecting Wisconsin’s Natural Resources And The People Who Depend On Them

DNR Extends Public Comment Period For Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Pipeline Relocation
DNR To Begin Winter Prescribed Burns Feb. 1
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DNR To Begin Winter Prescribed Burns Feb. 1

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Two Rivers Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Incidental Take Notice For Columbia County
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Incidental Take Notice For Columbia County

 

Help Protect Wisconsin’s Endangered Resources This Tax Season
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Help Protect Wisconsin’s Endangered Resources This Tax Season

Make A Donation On Your State Tax Form

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Osseo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Angler Recruitment Grants Now Available
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DNR Angler Recruitment Grants Now Available

Deadline To Apply Is Tuesday, Feb. 15

DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To Monroe County
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DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To Monroe County

Funds Will Support Contamination Assessment Of Two Former Railroad Properties In City Of Sparta

Reduce Salt Use This Winter
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Reduce Salt Use This Winter

Salt Pollution Impacts Freshwater, Health And Infrastructure

Wisconsin NRB Meeting Jan. 26
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Wisconsin NRB Meeting Jan. 26

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. Jan. 19

DNR To Host Virtual Public Hearing On Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline Relocation
EPA Recognizes Air Quality In Rhinelander;  Entire State Now Meets Latest Sulfur Dioxide Air Quality Standard
2021 Wisconsin Elk Hunting Season Ends With Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience For Four Hunters
DNR Seeking Public Comment On Greater Prairie-Chicken Management Plan; Virtual Open House Jan. 18
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DNR Seeking Public Comment On Greater Prairie-Chicken Management Plan; Virtual Open House Jan. 18

Deadline For Public Comments Is Feb. 18, 2022

DNR Confirms CWD In Wild Deer Harvested In Monroe County
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DNR Confirms CWD In Wild Deer Harvested In Monroe County

Baiting And Feeding Bans Renewed For Monroe County

Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Jan. 12
Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 15-16
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Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 15-16

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Menasha Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Celebrate The New Year With A First Day Hike
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Celebrate The New Year With A First Day Hike

OutWiGo To Wisconsin State Parks Jan. 1

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Bloomer Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The Village Of Winter Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City of Whitehall Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Drawing Down Niebauer Springs Pond
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DNR Drawing Down Niebauer Springs Pond

Public Advised To Stay Off Ice

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Waterloo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Input On Draft Environmental Impact Statement For Proposed Enbridge Pipeline Relocation
2022 Public Access Lands Atlas Now Available
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2022 Public Access Lands Atlas Now Available

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of South Wayne Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Sheboygan Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeks Public Comment On Updated Water Condition Lists
DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Beaver Dam
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DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Beaver Dam

Funds Will Support Contamination Assessment; Future Development Planned

Wisconsin NRB Meeting Dec. 8
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Wisconsin NRB Meeting Dec. 8

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. Dec. 1

DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Altoona
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DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Altoona

Funds To Support Environmental Assessment Of Former Auto Shop And Electrical Transformer Housing Facility

Hunters Prepare For Wisconsin’s 170th Nine-Day Gun Deer Season
AG Kaul Announces Lawsuit Alleging Milwaukee Landlord Joe Berrada Violated Wisconsin Landlord-Tenant Law
DNR Celebrates America Recycles Day By Announcing Recycling Excellence Awards Honoring Wisconsin Recycling And Waste Reduction Programs
Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Nov. 18
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Whitefish Bay Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Announces $320,000 In Funding To Reduce Diesel Engine Emissions
DNR Offers Free Tree Seedlings To Wisconsin Fourth Graders Ahead Of Arbor Day 2022
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Osseo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Groundswell Conservancy, Village Of Black Earth Seeks Urban Green Space Grant For Land Acquisition
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Elmwood Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Announces Temporary Closure Of Peshtigo Shooting Range
City Of Schofield Seeks Urban Green Space Grant For Land Acquisition
DNR Completes Fish Stocking In Forestville Flowage
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DNR Completes Fish Stocking In Forestville Flowage

Partners With U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service National Fish Hatchery To Reestablish Fish Populations

DNR Confirms CWD Detected In Fond Du Lac County
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DNR Confirms CWD Detected In Fond Du Lac County

Baiting And Feeding Ban Renewed In Fond Du Lac And Winnebago Counties

State Agencies To Host Virtual Listening Sessions For Wisconsin Environmental Equity Dashboard
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State Agencies To Host Virtual Listening Sessions For Wisconsin Environmental Equity Dashboard

Community Listening Sessions To Be Held Nov. 2, 4 And 6

Fall 2021 Wolf Hunt Update
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Fall 2021 Wolf Hunt Update

 

DNR Working With Multiple Agencies To Remove Invasive Carp From Mississippi River Oct. 25-29
DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To Village Of Johnson Creek
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DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To Village Of Johnson Creek

Funds To Support Environmental Assessment of Former Dry Cleaner Property

DNR Seeks Public Comments On Green Tier Application For Brady Corporation Good Hope Road Facility
DNR Invites The Public To A Day Of Discovery
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DNR Invites The Public To A Day Of Discovery

Proudly Sponsoring The Science By The River Event On Oct. 23

DNR To Host Virtual Public Meeting On Special Well Casing Depth Area & TCE Contamination Oct. 27
DNR Seeking Public Comments On Proposed Snowmobile Trail Designation Within Flambeau River State Forest
DNR Aware Of Elk Reported In Southern Wisconsin
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DNR Aware Of Elk Reported In Southern Wisconsin

Common For Young Bull Elk To Roam During Breeding Season

Wisconsin DNR Joins Stoughton Utilities For National Imagine A Day Without Water To Celebrate The Removal Of The Last Lead Service Line In The City Of Stoughton
Slinger High School Student Wins 2022 State Park And Forest Vehicle Admission Sticker Contest
DNR Seeking Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities
DNR’s Go Wild License And Registration System Recognized For Digital Excellence
Celebrate Wisconsin’s Working Forests During Forest Products Week Oct. 17 – 23
Wisconsin NRB Meeting Oct. 27
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Wisconsin NRB Meeting Oct. 27

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. Oct. 20

Incidental Take Notice For Columbia County
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Incidental Take Notice For Columbia County

 

Incidental Take Notice For Grant County
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Incidental Take Notice For Grant County

 

Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Oct. 11
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Mount Horeb Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR To Host Virtual Hearing On Village Of Somers  Water Diversion Application Nov. 10
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DNR To Host Virtual Hearing On Village Of Somers Water Diversion Application Nov. 10

Public Comments Accepted Until Nov. 30

eDNA From Invasive Carp Identified In Milwaukee River
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eDNA From Invasive Carp Identified In Milwaukee River

DNR Conducts River Sampling Week Of Oct. 4

DNR Seeks Public Comments On Green Tier Application For Phillips-Medisize, St. Croix Meadows Facility
Wisconsin Air Quality Report Shows Improvement
Wisconsin DNR Announces November 2021 Wolf Harvest Quota
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Wisconsin DNR Announces November 2021 Wolf Harvest Quota

Licenses To Go On Sale Oct. 25

DNR To Host ‘Protecting The People – Safe Drinking Water For All’ Webinar Oct. 12
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DNR To Host ‘Protecting The People – Safe Drinking Water For All’ Webinar Oct. 12

Third Webinar In Series Of Panel Discussions About Safe Water For All

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Kendall Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of St. Francis  Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Schofield  Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Confirms Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease In La Crosse County Deer
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DNR Confirms Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease In La Crosse County Deer

Disease Can Cause Deer Fatality But Is Not A Threat To Human Health

Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Oct. 1
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Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Oct. 1

Public Encouraged To Watch Via DNR’s YouTube Channel

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Markesan Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Ladysmith  Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Kieler SD #1 Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR To Monitor CWD Samples In Northeastern Counties, Other Focus Areas
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Green Lake Safe Drinking Water And Clean Water Project
DNR To Host ‘Threats On Tap: Marginalized Communities’ Webinar Sept. 15
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DNR To Host ‘Threats On Tap: Marginalized Communities’ Webinar Sept. 15

Second Webinar In Series Of Panel Discussions About Safe Water For All

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village of Dorchester Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Deer Liver PFAS Surveillance Results Now Available
New DNR Waste Characterization Study Reveals Increase In Food Waste And Opportunities For Waste Reduction
Groundwater Coordinating Council Releases Annual Report
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Groundwater Coordinating Council Releases Annual Report

Nitrates, PFAS Top List Of Improvement Recommendations

Take Action To Reduce Algae Blooms In Wisconsin Waterbodies
What Harvesters And Hunters Should Know To Stay Safe And Protect Vulnerable Wild Rice Beds
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What Harvesters And Hunters Should Know To Stay Safe And Protect Vulnerable Wild Rice Beds

Waterfowl hunters and wild rice harvesters both use Wisconsin’s native wild rice beds from late August through September.

Ice Age Trail Alliance Seeks Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Grant For Land Acquisition In Portage County
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Ice Age Trail Alliance Seeks Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Grant For Land Acquisition In Portage County

The DNR will accept public written comments on this proposed grant through Sept. 17, 2021.

Incidental Take Notice For Ozaukee County
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Incidental Take Notice For Ozaukee County

The public is encouraged to submit written comments regarding project-related impacts to the queensnake by Sept. 24, 2021

Incidental Take Notice For Juneau County
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Incidental Take Notice For Juneau County

Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the species' overall population at risk.

Annual Drinking Water Report Shows Compliance Despite Pandemic Challenges
DNR Launches New Webpage For Solar Installation Applications
Brady Corporation Joins DNR’s Green Tier Program
Clean Boats, Clean Waters Grants Available
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Clean Boats, Clean Waters Grants Available

New Applicants Must Contact DNR By Sept. 2

Find Your Adventure: Download Hunt Wild Mobile App
Inaugural Waterfowl Hunters Expo Aug. 28
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Inaugural Waterfowl Hunters Expo Aug. 28

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment On Updated Water Condition Lists
Collaborative Aquatic Invasive Species Detection Reveals New Discoveries
Statement By Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Member Sharon Adams Clarifying Aug. 11 Vote
2021 Bonus Antlerless Deer Harvest Authorizations Available For Purchase Aug. 16
Join Statewide Search For Aquatic Invasive Species Aug. 21
Recycling Excellence Award Nominations Now Open
Invasive European Frogbit Found In Oconto County
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Invasive European Frogbit Found In Oconto County

First Discovery Of Highly Invasive Plant In Wisconsin

Get Ready For A Safe Hunting Season: Take A Hunter Safety Course
DNR Announces Aug. 16 Closure Of Lake Trout Fishing Season In Apostle Islands Region Of Lake Superior
2021 Farmland Zone Antlerless Harvest Authorization Selection Now Open
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2021 Farmland Zone Antlerless Harvest Authorization Selection Now Open

Visit Go Wild To Purchase Licenses, Make Selections

The C.A. Lawton Co. Becomes First Green Tier Participant to Receive Special New Air Permit
New Zealand Mudsnails Discovered In Two New Southern Wisconsin Streams
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New Zealand Mudsnails Discovered In Two New Southern Wisconsin Streams

Wisconsinites Urged To Help Prevent Spread Of Invasive Species

DNR Announces New Lake Trout Regulations For Lake Michigan And Green Bay
DNR Kicks Off Water Quality Month With Safe Water For All Campaign; Announces Panel Series
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DNR Kicks Off Water Quality Month With Safe Water For All Campaign; Announces Panel Series

Agency Working With DHS And Other Partners To Make Sure Our Water Is Safe Now And For Future Generations

DNR Offering Surface Water Grant Funding
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DNR Offering Surface Water Grant Funding

Accepting Applications Through Nov. 1

Outdoors For All: Explore The Outdoors With Adaptive Equipment And All-Terrain Wheelchairs
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Outdoors For All: Explore The Outdoors With Adaptive Equipment And All-Terrain Wheelchairs

Accessible Cabins Also Available

DNR And EPA To Host Air Permit Public Engagement Webinar
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DNR And EPA To Host Air Permit Public Engagement Webinar

Learn How To Participate In The Air Permit Process

DNR Seeking Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities
Wisconsin Beachgoers: Be Aware Of Blue-Green Algae Risks
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Wisconsin Beachgoers: Be Aware Of Blue-Green Algae Risks

Wisconsin Beachgoers: Be Aware Of Blue-Green Algae Risks

Spring Waterfowl Survey Results Show Overall Population Increase
Think Smart Before You Start This Summer: Follow ATV/UTV Safety Precautions And Use Care On Uneven Terrain
2021 Elk Hunt Application Winners Announced
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2021 Elk Hunt Application Winners Announced

 

Common Tern Reaches An Uncommon Milestone
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Common Tern Reaches An Uncommon Milestone

Habitat And Monitoring Help Endangered Bird Set Longevity Record

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Cumberland  Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Biologist Finds “Holy Grail” Of Rare Plants In State Natural Area
Boat Sober, Wear Your Life Jacket This Holiday Weekend
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Boat Sober, Wear Your Life Jacket This Holiday Weekend

DNR Wardens Join Local Boat Patrols For Operation Dry Water

DNR Issues Waukesha Diversion Approval, Implementing Great Lakes Compact Council Decision
DNR To Host Preliminary Public Hearing On Sturgeon Spearing Regulations
DNR Accepting Applications For Fall Deer Hunt At Sandhill Wildlife Area
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DNR Accepting Applications For Fall Deer Hunt At Sandhill Wildlife Area

Application Deadline July 15

DNR Anticipates Strong Season For Lake Michigan Fishery
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Prairie Du Chien Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Milwaukee Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Smallmouth Bass Northern Zone Season Opens June 19
DNR Reports Decrease In Preliminary 2021 Spring Turkey Harvest Registrations
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DNR Reports Decrease In Preliminary 2021 Spring Turkey Harvest Registrations

Early Results Show 17% Decrease From 2020 Numbers During Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Gov. Tony Evers Proclaims June 21-27 Pollinator Week
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Gov. Tony Evers Proclaims June 21-27 Pollinator Week

Take Action To Help Bees & Butterflies

High Fire Danger Across Wisconsin
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High Fire Danger Across Wisconsin

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City of Milwaukee Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Assisting With Cleanup Of Manure Spill Near The Town Of Merrill
Wisconsin NRB Meeting June 23
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Wisconsin NRB Meeting June 23

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. June 16

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Ripon Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Platteville Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of North Fond Du Lac Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Hurley Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Dam Safety Awareness Day Spotlights Critical Infrastructure And Recreation Safety
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Dam Safety Awareness Day Spotlights Critical Infrastructure And Recreation Safety

Recreate Safely Near Dams By Following Safety Tips

DNR Seeking Public Input On Great Lakes Beach Listings
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DNR Seeking Public Input On Great Lakes Beach Listings

New Beach Health Website Will Inform Wisconsin Beachgoers

Protect Wisconsin’s Forests And Trees By Not Moving Firewood
DNR Submits Central Sands Lakes Study Findings And Recommendations To State Legislature
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DNR Submits Central Sands Lakes Study Findings And Recommendations To State Legislature

Recommendations Follow Study Of Pleasant, Long And Plainfield Lakes In Waushara County

DNR Seeking Public Input On Flood Insurance Rate Maps In Florence County
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of the City of Jefferson Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Wisconsin State Park System Increases Outdoor Capacities
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Ashland Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Antigo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
New Eagle Tower Opens May 19
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New Eagle Tower Opens May 19

Peninsula State Park Landmark Now Safer And More Accessible

DNR Hosts Virtual Listening Sessions On PFAS Contamination In Marinette & Peshtigo On May 19
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DNR Hosts Virtual Listening Sessions On PFAS Contamination In Marinette & Peshtigo On May 19

Public Encouraged To Attend & Provide Comments

Green Tier Program Celebrates Anniversaries
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Green Tier Program Celebrates Anniversaries

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Wisconsin Rapids Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City of Wausau Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Very High Fire Danger Across Wisconsin
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Very High Fire Danger Across Wisconsin

 

Find Your Adventure During Free Fun Weekend
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Find Your Adventure During Free Fun Weekend

No Park Stickers, Fishing Licenses Or Trail Passes Required June 5-6

Wisconsin NRB Virtual Meeting May 26
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Wisconsin NRB Virtual Meeting May 26

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. May 19

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Waterloo Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Incidental Take Notice For Dunn County
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Incidental Take Notice For Dunn County

 

DNR Announces $385,000 In Funding To Reduce Diesel Engine Emissions
DNR, Dane County Sheriff’s Office Renew Weekend Public Hours At Shooting Range
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DNR, Dane County Sheriff’s Office Renew Weekend Public Hours At Shooting Range

Public To Have Access Before 2021 Gun Deer Season

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of Thorp Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Announces Public Hearing And Comment Period For Proposed Landfill Expansion In Menomonee Falls
Think Smart Before You Start: DNR Urges ATV And UTV Enthusiasts To Follow Safety Tips And Stay Off Undesignated Roads
High Risk of Wildfires Continues As Dry Conditions Persist
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High Risk of Wildfires Continues As Dry Conditions Persist

Minimal Rain Chances Elevate Risk In The Northwest

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Sun Prairie Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
New Report Highlights Volunteers’ Contributions To State Natural Areas
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New Report Highlights Volunteers’ Contributions To State Natural Areas

Organized Volunteer Workdays Resume This Month

DNR To Host Public Meeting On Dredging Materials In The Milwaukee Estuary Area Of Concern
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Menomonee Falls Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Launches Healthy Watersheds Initiative To Spotlight Wisconsin’s Water Resources
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DNR Launches Healthy Watersheds Initiative To Spotlight Wisconsin’s Water Resources

Initiative Complements DNR’s Focus On Restoring Impaired Waters

Wisconsin DNR Updates Peninsula State Park
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Wisconsin DNR Updates Peninsula State Park

 

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City of Marshfield Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Fire Danger Remains Very High And High Across The State
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Fire Danger Remains Very High And High Across The State

Be Vigilant; Avoid Burning

Extreme Fire Danger For Saturday, May 1
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Extreme Fire Danger For Saturday, May 1

Red Flag Warning Has Been Issued

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The Village of Campbellsport Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Be Fire Smart: Critical Fire Conditions Expected This Weekend
Wisconsin State Park System Is Hiring
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Wisconsin State Park System Is Hiring

Many Seasonal Positions Available In Wisconsin’s Northwoods

Incidental Take Notice For Buffalo And Trempealeau County
DNR Seeking Public Comment On Proposed Non-Metallic Mine Reclamation Plan Guidance
Wisconsin State Parks Spring Operation Changes Begin April 30
Off-Highway Motorcycle Trail Passes Now Available For Non-Residents
General Fishing Season Opens May 1
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General Fishing Season Opens May 1

Fishing Forecasts Look Promising

More Fishing Tournaments Using Immediate Release Method
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The Town Of Berlin Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Weekend Forecast Primed For Wildfires
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Weekend Forecast Primed For Wildfires

Fire Danger Very High And High Across Wisconsin

DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To Village Of Clinton
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The Village Of Oakfield Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Download The Hunt Wild App In Time For Turkey Season
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Download The Hunt Wild App In Time For Turkey Season

Everything You Need In The Palm Of Your Hand

Take Steps Now To Avoid Potential Conflicts With Black Bears
DNR Seeking Volunteers For Karner Blue Butterfly Surveys
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DNR Seeking Volunteers For Karner Blue Butterfly Surveys

Required Online Training Available Now

2021 Spring Hearing Results Now Available
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2021 Spring Hearing Results Now Available

 

Fire Danger Very High And High Across Wisconsin
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Fire Danger Very High And High Across Wisconsin

Stay Vigilant; Avoid Burning

Hunt Safely This Spring Turkey Season
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Hunt Safely This Spring Turkey Season

Avoid Wearing Red, White Or Blue While Afield

DNR Received Public Comments On Draft Economic Impact Analysis Regarding Nitrate Pollution In Groundwater
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Oconomowoc Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
PFAS In Wisconsin Webinar 2 p.m. April 19
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PFAS In Wisconsin Webinar 2 p.m. April 19

Presented By The Wisconsin DNR & DHS

New Fish Consumption Advisory For Silver Creek
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New Fish Consumption Advisory For Silver Creek

Elevated Levels Of PFAS Found In Brook And Brown Trout

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Oshkosh Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Wild Rice Management Strategic Analysis
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DNR Seeking Public Comment For Wild Rice Management Strategic Analysis

Deadline To Submit Comments June 7

Wisconsin State Park System Spring Operations Update
DNR Seeking Public Comment On Fall 2021 Wolf Harvest Season And Future Of Wolf Management
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DNR Seeking Public Comment On Fall 2021 Wolf Harvest Season And Future Of Wolf Management

Comment Period Open April 15 To May 15

DNR Recruiting Next Class Of Wisconsin Conservation Wardens
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DNR Recruiting Next Class Of Wisconsin Conservation Wardens

Part-Time Positions Also Available

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Nekoosa Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Begins Dredging And Cleanup Of Three-Quarter Mile Segment Of Portage Canal
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DNR Begins Dredging And Cleanup Of Three-Quarter Mile Segment Of Portage Canal

Work Crews Continue After Safety Precautions Lifted

DNR Extends Deadline For Town Of Peshtigo Residents To Receive Free PFAS Sampling Of Private Drinking Water Wells
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Hartford Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
WCC Virtual Spring Hearing Begins April 12 at 7 p.m.
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of New Richmond Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Recommends Regional Strategy For Central Sands High-Capacity Well Withdrawals, Seeks Public Comment
Help Protect Oak Trees From Oak Wilt
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Help Protect Oak Trees From Oak Wilt

The DNR Recommends Not Pruning Until After July

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Village Of Kohler   Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Celebrate Citizen Science Month By Volunteering To Monitor Wisconsin’s Amazing Natural Resources
Everyone Age 16 and Older Now Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine
Majority Of Wisconsin Under Very High Fire Danger
DNR Responding To Large Wildfire In Menomonee Falls
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DNR Responding To Large Wildfire In Menomonee Falls

Avoid The Area Of Silver Spring Drive And Marcy Road

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of New Holstein Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Very High Fire Danger Across Wisconsin
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Very High Fire Danger Across Wisconsin

Take Extra Precautions This Holiday Weekend

Incidental Take Notice For Ozaukee County
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Incidental Take Notice For Ozaukee County

 

Wisconsin NRB Virtual Meeting April 14
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Wisconsin NRB Virtual Meeting April 14

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. April 7

DNR Launches Lake Protection Network To Prevent  Spread Of Aquatic Invasive Species
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Mosinee Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Nearly 40,000 Acres Of Private Land Will Open To Turkey Hunters
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Nearly 40,000 Acres Of Private Land Will Open To Turkey Hunters

Public Access Made Possible Through DNR & USDA Partnership

Runoff Management Grants Annual Report Now Available
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Runoff Management Grants Annual Report Now Available

Successful Year For Targeted Runoff Management, Urban Nonpoint Source and Stormwater Grants

Incidental Take Notice For Racine County
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Incidental Take Notice For Racine County

 

DNR Continues Partnership With USDA To Manage Wolf Conflicts
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DNR Continues Partnership With USDA To Manage Wolf Conflicts

Timely Call To USDA Remains Best Practice For Livestock And Pet Owners

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Monroe Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeks Public Comments For Proposed Green Tier Contract With The C.A. Lawton Co.
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DNR Seeks Public Comments For Proposed Green Tier Contract With The C.A. Lawton Co.

Deadline For Public Comments March 30; Virtual Public Meeting March 26

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Fond Du Lac Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Working With Multiple Agencies To Remove Invasive Carp From Mississippi River
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DNR Working With Multiple Agencies To Remove Invasive Carp From Mississippi River

First Time For New Method In Wisconsin/Minnesota Waters

Multiple State Agencies Responding To PFAS Contamination On French Island
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Multiple State Agencies Responding To PFAS Contamination On French Island

Interim Area-wide Drinking Water Advisory Issued For PFAS

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Beaver Dam Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Be Fire Smart: Get Your Free Burning Permit Now
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Be Fire Smart: Get Your Free Burning Permit Now

Fire Danger Remains High For Parts Of Wisconsin

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City of Park Falls Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Virtual 2021 Deer Season Planning Meetings March 22-April 1
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Bangor Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Incidental Take Notice for Columbia County
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Incidental Take Notice for Columbia County

 

DNR To Host Virtual Listening Sessions Regarding PFAS Investigation In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities On March 17
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Mayville Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Horicon Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Awards More Than $6.2 Million In Surface Water Grants For 2021
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Milton Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
Walleye Lakes of Concern Project Targets Four Area Lakes
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Walleye Lakes of Concern Project Targets Four Area Lakes

DNR To Host Virtual Public Meeting March 24

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Green Bay Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeking Public Comment On Draft Economic Impact Analysis Regarding Nitrate Pollution In Groundwater; Comment Deadline April 10
DNR Continues PFAS Drinking Water Well Sampling In Town Of Peshtigo
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DNR Continues PFAS Drinking Water Well Sampling In Town Of Peshtigo

Residents Encouraged Opt-In For Free Test

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of Manitowoc Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Conducting Winter Prescribed Burns In Local Marshlands To Reduce Fire Hazards And Improve Vegetation
DNR Receives Straddling Community Diversion Application From Somers Water Utility
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DNR Receives Straddling Community Diversion Application From Somers Water Utility

Water In Diversion Area Would Be Returned To Lake Michigan

DNR Proposes Firearm Restriction On Land Purchased In Merton
DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Lake Mills Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project
DNR Seeks Public Comments For Proposed Green Tier Contract With The C.A. Lawton Co.
Environmental Review Of The City Of Sheboygan Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Environmental Review Of The City Of Kiel Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
All Wolf Harvest Zones Are Now Closed
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All Wolf Harvest Zones Are Now Closed

 

Environmental Review Of The Village Of Bonduel Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Wolf Harvest Zones 1,3,4 Will Close To Hunting And Trapping Effective 3 p.m. Feb. 24
Wolf Harvest Zones 2,5,6 Will Close To Hunting And Trapping Effective 10 a.m. Feb. 24
February Wolf Harvest Season Feb. 22-28
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February Wolf Harvest Season Feb. 22-28

 

DNR Launches PFAS External Advisory Group
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DNR Launches PFAS External Advisory Group

 

New PBS Wisconsin Program Spotlights State Natural Areas And State Parks
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New PBS Wisconsin Program Spotlights State Natural Areas And State Parks

“Wisconsin’s Scenic Treasures: Southern Vistas” Airs This March

Ice Shanty Removal Dates Approaching
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Ice Shanty Removal Dates Approaching

Removal Deadlines Apply To All Boundary Waters

Environmental Review Of The City Of Watertown Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
WCC Applauds Funding Proposed In Governor’s Budget To Support Conservation
Environmental Review Of The City of Janesville Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Wisconsin Conservation Congress Seeking Students For Youth Conservation Congress
Wisconsin DNR Announces February Wolf Harvest Season
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Wisconsin DNR Announces February Wolf Harvest Season

Apply For Permit And Preference Points Feb. 16 - 19

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Feb. 24
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Feb. 24

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments 11 a.m. Feb. 17

Incidental Take Notice For Ozaukee County
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Incidental Take Notice For Ozaukee County

 

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Announces Special Meeting Feb. 15
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Announces Special Meeting Feb. 15

Deadline For Written Comments: 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14

Environmental Review Of City Of West Allis Project For Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Additional Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Marinette And Oconto Counties
Environmental Review Of City Of Mayville Project For Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan For Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Jefferson And Rock Counties Virtual Public Meeting Feb. 23
Great Lakes Fishing Guide Virtual Meeting Feb. 17
Save The Date: Wisconsin Water Week March 8-12
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Save The Date: Wisconsin Water Week March 8-12

Join The Discussion Online

Environmental Review Of The City Of Shawano Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
DNR Now Accepting Submissions For 2022 Stamp Design Contests
Turn Your Property Into A Deer Destination
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Turn Your Property Into A Deer Destination

Attend DNR Virtual Open House Feb. 10 To Learn More About Deer Management Assistance Program

Environmental Review Of The City Of Menasha Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Virtual Lake Michigan Whitefish Public Hearing Feb. 8
Virtual Meeting On Proposed Rough Fish Contract Changes Feb. 10
DNR Natural Resources Board Honor Awarded To Gail Good
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DNR Natural Resources Board Honor Awarded To Gail Good

Rebecca Wallace Memorial Award Honors Excellence In Environmental Work

Environmental Review Of The City Of Kenosha Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Prescribed Burns Spark A Better Future For Rare Ecosystems
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Prescribed Burns Spark A Better Future For Rare Ecosystems

Fall Burns Control Invasive Species, Boost Native Plants

Wisconsin’s 2020 Elk Hunting Season Ends On High Note
Fall Turkey Harvest Numbers And Permit Sales Increased In 2020
Environmental Review Of The City Of Kaukauna Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
DNR Releases Latest Sampling Results Revealing Broader PFAS Presence In Madison Area Lakes And Yahara River Chain
DNR Confirms CWD In Wood County Wild Deer; Renews Baiting And Feeding Bans
Environmental Review Of The City of Edgerton Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Announces Special Meeting Jan. 22
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Announces Special Meeting Jan. 22

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments: 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21

Environmental Review Of The City Of Eau Claire Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
DNR Seeking Nominations For 2020 Hunter Ethics Award
New Smelt Consumption Advisory for Lake Superior
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New Smelt Consumption Advisory for Lake Superior

Elevated Levels of PFAS Found in Rainbow Smelt

Madison Gas And Electric Expands Tier 2 Green Tier Participation
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Madison Gas And Electric Expands Tier 2 Green Tier Participation

Company Looks To Reduce Environmental Impact And Advance Culture of Sustainability

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Jan. 27
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Jan. 27

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments Jan. 20 at 11 a.m.

Environmental Review Of The City Of Columbus Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Cast Your Line During Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 16-17
Environmental Review Of The City Of Baraboo Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
DNR Confirms CWD Detected In Shawano County
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DNR Confirms CWD Detected In Shawano County

Baiting and Feeding Ban Renewed In Shawano And Waupaca Counties

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan For Calumet, Fond Du Lac, Outagamie And Winnebago Counties Virtual Public Meeting Jan. 26
Environmental Review Of The City of Bloomer Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
DNR Reminds Wisconsinites To Reduce Salt Use This Winter
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DNR Reminds Wisconsinites To Reduce Salt Use This Winter

Chlorides Impact Our Environment, Economy And Infrastructure

Snowmobilers: Think Smart Before You Start
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Snowmobilers: Think Smart Before You Start

Snowmobile And Ice Safety Tips From The Wisconsin DNR

Sauk Prairie Bald Eagle Watching Goes Virtual For 2021
Incidental Take Notice for Adams County
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Incidental Take Notice for Adams County

 

DNR Announces Temporary Trail Closures At Potawatomi State Park
DNR Asks Public To Help Shape Deer Management In Wisconsin
Elk Management Plan Open For Public Comment
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Elk Management Plan Open For Public Comment

 

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan For Florence, Forest, Marinette And Oconto Counties Virtual Public Meeting Jan. 19
DNR Issues Wastewater Discharge Permit For JCI/Tyco Facility In Marinette
Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan For Oneida, Price And Vilas Counties Virtual Public Meeting Jan. 12
Wisconsin Waterfowl, Turkey And Pheasant Stamp Funding Project Applications Due Feb. 5
Good News For Endangered Species
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Good News For Endangered Species

Learn More About Volunteer Efforts And How You Can Contribute

New Lake Trout Bag Limit For Lake Michigan Effective Jan. 1, 2021
Fond Du Lac Man Honored For 50 Years Of Hunter Education Instruction
OutWiGo To Wisconsin State Parks
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OutWiGo To Wisconsin State Parks

Step Into The New Year With A First Day Hike

Wisconsin PFAS Action Council Releases PFAS Action Plan
DNR Confirms CWD Detected In Washington County; New Baiting And Feeding Ban Now For Ozaukee County
Environmental Review Of The Village Of Cassville For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Latest <em>Wisconsin Natural Resources</em> Magazine Spotlights Seasonal State Park Walks And Outdoors For Everyone
DNR Offers New Resources For Public Interested In Air Quality Monitoring
Blue Mound State Park Draft Master Plan Available for Public Review And Comment
DNR And DHS Publish 2020-2021 Fish Consumption Advisory
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DNR And DHS Publish 2020-2021 Fish Consumption Advisory

Choose Wisely Booklet Outlines Safe-Eating Guidelines For Fish

Pheasant Stocking Provides Additional Hunting Opportunities This Holiday Season
DNR Secretary Appoints Todd Ambs Deputy Secretary; Steven Little Assistant Deputy Secretary
DNR Seeking Data On Water Quality Of Lakes, Streams And Rivers
Wisconsin DNR Announces Wolf Season Begins Nov. 6, 2021
Black Bear Permits And Spring Wild Turkey Harvest Authorizations Application Deadline Dec. 10
DNR Reminds Snowmobilers To Ride Responsibly
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DNR Reminds Snowmobilers To Ride Responsibly

 

Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund Reaches $1 Million
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Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund Reaches $1 Million

Fund Supports Habitat Management On State Lands

Help Shape Deer Management In Wisconsin
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Help Shape Deer Management In Wisconsin

 

Lake Menomin Walleye Regulation Change Meeting On Dec. 8
Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting Dec. 15
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Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting Dec. 15

For Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Menominee, Shawano And Taylor Counties

Nine-Day Deer Hunt Harvest Totals And License Sales Now Available
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Nine-Day Deer Hunt Harvest Totals And License Sales Now Available

Sales For All Deer Licenses Continues To Outpace Last Year

DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Neenah
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DNR Awards Brownfields Grant To City Of Neenah

Funds Will Be Used For South Side Redevelopment

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Dec. 9
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Dec. 9

Deadline For Remote Appearance Requests And Written Comments Dec. 2

2021 State Park Admission Passes On Sale Dec. 1
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2021 State Park Admission Passes On Sale Dec. 1

Passes Available Online, At Properties Or Over The Phone

Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting Dec. 8
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Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting Dec. 8

For Adams, Green Lake, Juneau, Marquette, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara And Wood Counties

Preliminary Nine-Day Deer Hunt Harvest Totals And License Sales Now Available
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Preliminary Nine-Day Deer Hunt Harvest Totals And License Sales Now Available

Sales For All Deer Licenses Up From Same Time Last Year

DNR Invites Public To Virtual Meeting On Lake Mendota Bass Regulation Changes
Snapshot Wisconsin Project Reaches 50 Million Photos
DNR Seeks Public’s Help with Investigation of Horse Incident on Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest Trail
In-Person CWD Sampling Temporarily Suspended During Nine-Day Gun Deer Season
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In-Person CWD Sampling Temporarily Suspended During Nine-Day Gun Deer Season

Multiple Alternate CWD Sampling Options Still Available Across Region

Help Shape Deer Season For Your Community
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Help Shape Deer Season For Your Community

Weigh In On Deer Herd Size & Management Unit Boundaries

DNR Seeks Public Input On Walleye Regulations For Minocqua Chain
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DNR Seeks Public Input On Walleye Regulations For Minocqua Chain

Proposal Would Extend Walleye Catch-And-Release Season To 2022

As Nine-Day Approaches, Hunters Prepare To Head Into Field For Another Great Season
DNR To Host Online Listening Sessions Nov. 18 Regarding PFAS Investigation In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities
Hunters: Avoid Placing Deer Stands In Ash Trees
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Hunters: Avoid Placing Deer Stands In Ash Trees

Ash Trees Can Break And Cause Serious Injury

Options For New Hunters As They Head Into 2020 Deer Hunting Season
DNR Seeks Public Input For Proposed Revisions To Broad Incidental Take Permit
DNR Seeks Public Input For Incidental Take Notice In Waushara County
DNR Hunt Wild Wisconsin Mobile App Loaded With New Features For Fall 2020
Celebrating America Recycles Day: DNR Recycling Excellence Awards Honors Wisconsin Recyclers
DNR Investigating Manure Spill Near Cashton
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DNR Investigating Manure Spill Near Cashton

 

2020 Sustainability And Business Support Report Released
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2020 Sustainability And Business Support Report Released

Report Highlights Successful Partnerships Positively Impacting The Environment

DNR Fosters Strong Partnership With Printing Industry
Calling Wisconsin Kids: Get Creative And Enter The 2021 Keep Wildlife Wild Poster Contest
Waterfowl Hunters Encouraged To Wear Lifejackets
When Leaves Fall, Fire Danger Rises

When Leaves Fall, Fire Danger Rises

Dry Seasonal Conditions Lead To Increased Fire Risk

Peak Rut Is Underway
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Peak Rut Is Underway

Remember These Hunter Safety Tips As You Head Out This Season

First Harvest And First Experience Certificates Help Hunters Commemorate Time Outdoors
Fourth Lake Whitefish Virtual Meeting Nov. 17
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Fourth Lake Whitefish Virtual Meeting Nov. 17

 

Peshtigo Harbor Wildlife Area Shooting Range To Open For Firearm Sight-Ins
Columbia County Shooting Range To Re-Open
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Columbia County Shooting Range To Re-Open

Safety Improvements Done; New Handgun Range Due In 2021

Deer Hunters Encouraged To Help Families In Need Through Deer Donation Program
Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting Nov. 17
Lake Superior Management Update To Be Held On Nov. 18
Environmental Review For City Of St. Croix Falls Project
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Environmental Review For City Of St. Croix Falls Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

2020 Wisconsin Bear Season Shows Increased Hunter Success
DNR Investigating Injury To Horse On Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest Trail
Environmental Review For City Of Menasha Project
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Environmental Review For City Of Menasha Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

Environmental Review For Village Of Reeseville Project
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Environmental Review For Village Of Reeseville Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

Public Comments Sought For Proposed Green Tier Contract With Madison Gas And Electric Company
Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting Nov. 10
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Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan Virtual Meeting Nov. 10

For Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe And Vernon Counties

DNR To Restore Wetlands In Mount Pleasant
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DNR To Restore Wetlands In Mount Pleasant

DNR Grant Will Provide 100% of Restoration Funding

New Study Shows Air Quality Improving In The Dairy State
Phone Orders Of 2020 State Park Passes Suspended Starting Oct. 26
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Phone Orders Of 2020 State Park Passes Suspended Starting Oct. 26

Online And Property-Based Sales Available

Incidental Take Notice for Dane County
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Incidental Take Notice for Dane County

 

Environmental Review For City Of Ladysmith Project
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Environmental Review For City Of Ladysmith Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

DNR Surface Water Grant Deadline Approaching
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DNR Surface Water Grant Deadline Approaching

Submit Final Applications By Nov. 2, 2020

Waterfowl Hunters: Help Stop The Spread Of Aquatic Invasive Species
Heather Berklund Named New Chief State Forester
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Heather Berklund Named New Chief State Forester

First Woman In Wisconsin’s History To Hold Position

Environmental Review For Iron River Sanitary District Two Project
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Environmental Review For Iron River Sanitary District Two Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

DNR Launches Waste Characterization Study At Wisconsin Landfills
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DNR Launches Waste Characterization Study At Wisconsin Landfills

Study To Provide Insight Into Waste Reduction And Diversion Efforts

C.W. Caywood Shooting Range To Temporarily Reopen On A Limited Basis
Celebrate Wisconsin’s Working Forests During Forest Products Week
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Oct. 28
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Oct. 28

Deadline For Public Participation 11 a.m. On Oct. 21

State Hunter Education Now Available Online For All Ages
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State Hunter Education Now Available Online For All Ages

Temporary Change Pivotal For Those Under Age 18

DNR Confirms Incident At Devil’s Lake State Park
DNR On Track To Fill Great Lakes Fish Stocking Quotas
DNR Awards Brownfields Grant Valued Up To $35,000 To Grant County
Spotlight On Wisconsin Forests During Oct. 21 Premiere of America’s Forests With Chuck Leavell
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Spotlight On Wisconsin Forests During Oct. 21 Premiere of America’s Forests With Chuck Leavell

Two-Part Series Explores Breadth Of Sustainable Forestry In Wisconsin

Public Asked To Help DNR Prioritize Work On Water Quality Standards
Environmental Review For Village Of Muscoda Project
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Environmental Review For Village Of Muscoda Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

DNR Seeks Comments On Updated Surface Water Assessment Guidance
Gibraltar Rock And Dells Of The Wisconsin River State Natural Areas Open
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Gibraltar Rock And Dells Of The Wisconsin River State Natural Areas Open

Parfrey’s Glen And Pewits Nest To Remain Closed

Environmental Review For City Of Markesan Project
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Environmental Review For City Of Markesan Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

Timber Sale Scheduled At Prince’s Point Wildlife Area
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Timber Sale Scheduled At Prince’s Point Wildlife Area

Sale Focused On Removing Ash Trees Infected With EAB

Environmental Review For City of Nekoosa Project
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Environmental Review For City of Nekoosa Project

Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Soliciting Public Comments

Environmental Review For Village Of Oliver Project
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Environmental Review For Village Of Oliver Project

Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Soliciting Public Comments

2020 Wisconsin Ring-Necked Pheasant Season Opens Oct. 17
Environmental Review For City Of Pewaukee Project
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Environmental Review For City Of Pewaukee Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

Environmental Review Of The City Of Darlington For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
Quick Action Contains Invasive Plant Population
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Quick Action Contains Invasive Plant Population

State Officials Hail Local Action; Ask Landowners To Help

Lake Whitefish Virtual Meeting To Be Held Oct. 20
DNR Releases Presentations On Methodology Behind Central Sands Lakes Study
Snapshot Wisconsin’s Data Dashboard Now Open To The Public
DNR Asking For Public Input On Wisconsin PFAS Action Plan
DNR Awards Brownfields Grant Valued Up To $35,000 To City Of Stoughton Redevelopment Authority
DNR Confirms EHD In Buffalo County Deer
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DNR Confirms EHD In Buffalo County Deer

EHD Can Be Fatal To Deer But Is Not A Threat To Human Health

Annual Tree Seedling Sales To Begin Oct. 5
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Annual Tree Seedling Sales To Begin Oct. 5

 

Environmental Review For City Of Amery Project
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Environmental Review For City Of Amery Project

SDWLP Soliciting Public Comments

DNR To Fund Sampling Of Hundreds Of Potable Wells For PFAS In The Town Of Peshtigo
View Fall Foliage Via Wisconsin’s Trails
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View Fall Foliage Via Wisconsin’s Trails

Peak Fall Color Is Almost Here

One Million And Counting: Wisconsin Reaches New Milestone In Avian Citizen Science
Lake Superior Virtual Preliminary Hearing Oct. 13
DNR To Update Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan
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DNR To Update Wisconsin Walleye Management Plan

First Virtual Meeting Oct. 13

First-Ever Invasive Carp State Case: DNR Investigation Shows Illegal Sales In Madison
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First-Ever Invasive Carp State Case: DNR Investigation Shows Illegal Sales In Madison

Highly Destructive Bighead, Silver And Grass Carp Destroy Native Fish Habitats

Enrollment Open For Landowners To Provide Public Access To Private Lands In Wisconsin
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Enrollment Open For Landowners To Provide Public Access To Private Lands In Wisconsin

NRCS And DNR Partnership Promotes Voluntary Public Access And Habitat Incentive Program

Environmental Review Of The Village Of Bruce For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
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Environmental Review Of The Village Of Bruce For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program

DNR Seeking Public Comments Regarding Decision

DNR Notified Of Possible Separate Contamination Issue At Marinette Facility That Has Paused PFAS Treatment
A New Method To Count Wolves, A Better Fit For Wisconsin
Fall Waterfowl Hunting Season Openers Just Around The Corner
Citizen Scientists Honored For Monitoring Wisconsin’s Natural Resources
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Oconto And Shawano Counties
DNR To Host Online Listening Sessions Sept. 16 Regarding PFAS Deer Tissue Sampling And Other Investigation Activities In Marinette, Peshtigo And Surrounding Communities
Statewide Deer Hunter Diary Study To Be Conducted This Fall
DNR Publishes Annual Report Card On Efforts To Protect Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Supplies
Archery And Crossbow Deer Hunting Seasons Open Sept. 12
Though Many Waters Below Long-Term Average, Some Good Signs For Wild Rice In 2020
Final Year Of West Nile Virus Monitoring To Conclude This Fall
DNR Awards Brownfields Grant Valued Up To $35,000 To City Of Portage
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Sept. 23
DNR’s Brownfield Program Launches Interactive Map To Highlight Statewide Cleanup And Redevelopment Successes
DNR Publishes Results Of Firefighting Department PFAS Survey
The DNR Urges Hunters To Wear A Harness While Using Treestand This Fall
Second Lake Michigan Whitefish Virtual Meeting Sept. 22
C.W. Caywood Memorial Shooting Range Remains Closed After Safety Hazard
Lower Menominee River Area Of Concern Delisted
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Lower Menominee River Area Of Concern Delisted

Significant Milestone Achieved To Clean Up Historical Pollution In The Great Lakes

Daily Admission Passes Available Friday, Sept. 4
ATV/UTV Operators: Ride Responsibly Labor Day Weekend
Hook and Line Lake Sturgeon Season Opens Sept. 5
Historic Cleanup Of Lower Fox River Completed After 17 Years
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Historic Cleanup Of Lower Fox River Completed After 17 Years

Millions Of Yards of Contamination Cleaned From Riverbed

Groundwater Coordinating Council Releases Recommendations To Improve Groundwater Quality And Quantity In Wisconsin
Fall Hunting And Trapping Season Forecasts Highlight Hunter Opportunities, Notable Changes To Limits And Zones
Enhancing Ozone Monitoring Across Wisconsin
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Enhancing Ozone Monitoring Across Wisconsin

 

New Restrictions On PFAS-containing Firefighting Foams Effective Sept. 1
Elevated PFAS Levels Found In Ditch Downstream Of JCI/Tyco
DNR Seeks Public Input On Water Quality Standards
DNR Seeks Input On Proposed ATV/UTV Route Connections In Northern Highland – American Legion State Forest
Pattison State Park Trails Reopen
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Pattison State Park Trails Reopen

2018 Storms Required $750,000 In Repairs

Sign Up To Participate In Gun Deer Hunt For Hunters With Disabilities
Ruffed Grouse West Nile Virus Test Results Now Available
Help Track Wisconsin’s Deer Populations By Reporting Deer Sightings
Watch For Salamanders, Snakes, Frogs And Lizards On The Road
Wisconsinites Encouraged To Apply For DNR Surface Water Grant Funds
Water Safety Always Starts With A Life Jacket
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Water Safety Always Starts With A Life Jacket

 

DNR Public Notices Wastewater Discharge Permit for JCI/Tyco Facility in Marinette
Botanists Identify – And Contain – A New Invasive Grass In Wisconsin
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Botanists Identify – And Contain – A New Invasive Grass In Wisconsin

Early Identification And Reporting Will Keep It From Spreading

Lake Michigan Whitefish Virtual Meeting August 18
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting August 12
DNR Launches New Website
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DNR Launches New Website

Redesign Places Emphasis On Ease Of Use

Bonus Antlerless Deer Harvest Authorizations On Sale In August
Green Tier Program Celebrates Milestone Anniversaries
DNR Confirms Spill At JCI/Tyco Facility in Marinette
DNR Issues Final Site Closure for State’s Largest Brownfield Cleanup Project
Tichigan Lake Boat Access Closed For Improvements August 3-14
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Special Virtual Meeting July 30
Next Phase For DNR Cleanup Of Portage Canal To Start By Fall 2020
Carnivorous Plant Last Seen 40 Years Ago Among Finds by Rare Plant Detectives
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Carnivorous Plant Last Seen 40 Years Ago Among Finds by Rare Plant Detectives

Rare Plant Monitoring Program Makes Record-Setting Discoveries

Incidental Take Notice for Racine County
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Incidental Take Notice for Racine County

 

EPA Approves Site-Specific Phosphorus Criteria For Multiple Wisconsin Lakes
DNR Assisting With Cleanup Of Manure Spill Near Pulaski
DNR Seeks Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo and Surrounding Communities
DNR Hunter Safety Classes Resume July 13
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DNR Hunter Safety Classes Resume July 13

Social Distancing, In-Class Limits And Room Setup Among New Safety Protocols

Bear Hunting Application Period For 2021 Season Opens July 1
Forest Regeneration Project Scheduled For Havenwoods State Forest
2020 Invader Crusader Award Winners Announced
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2020 Invader Crusader Award Winners Announced

Individuals And Groups Honored For Work To Control Invasive Species

National Dam Safety Awareness Day Is May 31
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National Dam Safety Awareness Day Is May 31

 

Wisconsin State Parks To Adjust Operations
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Wisconsin State Parks To Adjust Operations

State Parks To Lengthen Hours, Reopen Select Restrooms And Extend Campground Closures

Environmental Review Of A City Of Milwaukee Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
Limited Number of State Shooting Ranges To Reopen May 14
PFAS Found In Sediment and Surface Water At Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern
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PFAS Found In Sediment and Surface Water At Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern

PFAS Are Highest In The Kinnickinnic River

Extreme Fire Danger For Sunday, May 3
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Extreme Fire Danger For Sunday, May 3

Red Flag Warning In 12 Central Wisconsin Counties

Wisconsin 2020 Game Fish Season Opens May 2
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Wisconsin 2020 Game Fish Season Opens May 2

Anglers Encouraged To Fish Close To Home, All Regulations And License Requirements Apply

Looking For A New Career?
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Looking For A New Career?

DNR Now Hiring State Conservation Wardens

Governor Evers Signs Emergency Order Relating to Suspending Rules for DNR-Certified Operators
200-Acre Wildfire In Juneau County
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200-Acre Wildfire In Juneau County

Second Fire In Town of Armenia

DNR Directs JCI/Tyco To Provide Emergency Drinking Water for Three Homeowners On Private Wells Near JCI/Tyco Biosolid Applied Fields Investigation Area After Sampling Results Show High Levels of PFAS Contamination
DNR Supports Groundwater Awareness Week With Focus On Sustainability
14 DNR Wardens Honored For Lifesaving, Valor And Meritorious Service Acts
DNR, OCI Urge Wisconsinites To Consider Flood Insurance After Record Rain And Snow In 2019
Wisconsin PFAS Action Council (WisPAC) Developing PFAS Action Plan For State
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Wisconsin PFAS Action Council (WisPAC) Developing PFAS Action Plan For State

Public Input Opportunities Available

DNR, EPA Sign Agreement to Proceed on Milwaukee Estuary Cleanup to Eliminate 32-Year-Old Area of Concern Designation
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DNR, EPA Sign Agreement to Proceed on Milwaukee Estuary Cleanup to Eliminate 32-Year-Old Area of Concern Designation

Great Lakes Legacy Act Agreement Accelerates Contaminated Sediment Cleanup in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Approves DNR Effort to Create New PFAS Standards
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Approves DNR Effort to Create New PFAS Standards

PFAS Permanent Rulemaking Process Moves Forward

DNR Providing Emergency Drinking Water to Homeowner with PFAS Contamination Near JCI Investigation Area
OutWiGo Snow Event Being Held Saturday, Jan. 11 at Lapham Peak
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OutWiGo Snow Event Being Held Saturday, Jan. 11 at Lapham Peak

Activities Include Hiking, Cross-country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Fat-tire Biking, Sledding and More

DNR Issues Wastewater Discharge Permit for City of Waukesha Water Diversion Project
DNR Announces New Chief Conservation Warden
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DNR Announces New Chief Conservation Warden

 

Newest Public Land Atlas Now Available
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Newest Public Land Atlas Now Available

 

DNR Confirms PFAS-Containing Foam Found at the Mouth of Starkweather Creek and Lake Monona
DNR Completes Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Waukesha Great Lakes Water Diversion
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Approves DNR Scope Statement for Manure Regulations Aimed at Protecting Drinking Water
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Approves DNR Scope Statement for Manure Regulations Aimed at Protecting Drinking Water

Approval of the scope statement allows the department to develop detailed rules that require final approval from the Legislature.

Natural Resources Board to Meet Dec. 10-11 in Madison
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Natural Resources Board to Meet Dec. 10-11 in Madison

The open forum is an opportunity for citizens to provide in-person testimony in Madison or remotely from Green Bay.

Washburn County Hunting Incident Shooter Identified
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Washburn County Hunting Incident Shooter Identified

The investigation is ongoing.

DNR Seeks Public’s Help in Washburn County Hunting Incident
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DNR Seeks Public’s Help in Washburn County Hunting Incident

Four Incidents Reported During Opening Weekend of Gun Deer Season

Deer Hunting License Sales On Par with 2018
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Deer Hunting License Sales On Par with 2018

Two areas have already exceeded last year's sales totals for the entire season.

Teamwork strikes again in major illegal deer harvest case
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Teamwork strikes again in major illegal deer harvest case

"This is a case of two people who are not hunters by any stretch of the imagination, and determined to steal wildlife from the public - wildlife observers and those who are ethical and law-abiding hunters."

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Taking More Steps to Protect Drinking Water
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Taking More Steps to Protect Drinking Water

PFAS Rulemaking Process Moves Forward

Surface Water Sampling Reveals PFAS At Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
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Surface Water Sampling Reveals PFAS At Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

As a result, DNR is asking airport and military officials to take steps to prevent future discharges of PFAS from the outfalls.

Surface Water Sampling Reveals PFAS At Dane County Regional Airport
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Surface Water Sampling Reveals PFAS At Dane County Regional Airport

In a letter to Dane County Regional Airport on Oct. 11, the DNR informed airport officials that the sampling data indicates they are responsible for the discharge of a hazardous substance.

EPA Proposes Updates to Rules Impacting Lead and Copper in Drinking Water
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EPA Proposes Updates to Rules Impacting Lead and Copper in Drinking Water

DNR to Review Proposed Updates to Lead and Copper Rule

DNR’s First Round of Sampling Shows PFAS Contamination at Surface Water Monitoring Locations in Wisconsin
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DNR’s First Round of Sampling Shows PFAS Contamination at Surface Water Monitoring Locations in Wisconsin

PFAS are a group of human-made chemicals used for decades in numerous products, such as non-stick cookware, fast food wrappers, stain-resistant sprays and firefighting foam.

DNR Reaffirms Commitment to Addressing Impacts of Climate Change on Wisconsin’s Natural Resources During Climate Week
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DNR Reaffirms Commitment to Addressing Impacts of Climate Change on Wisconsin’s Natural Resources During Climate Week

"Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time."

Majority of Wisconsin Public Water Systems Met Safe Drinking Water Standards in 2018; Challenges Still Exist
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Majority of Wisconsin Public Water Systems Met Safe Drinking Water Standards in 2018; Challenges Still Exist

Some contaminants continue to present challenges, including nitrate, arsenic, and lead.

DNR to Implement Mandatory CWD Sampling and In-Person Registration for Six Townships in West Central Wisconsin During Nine-Day Gun Deer Season
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DNR to Implement Mandatory CWD Sampling and In-Person Registration for Six Townships in West Central Wisconsin During Nine-Day Gun Deer Season

CWD is a contagious neurological disease of deer, elk and moose that is caused by an abnormal protein called a prion.

Water Control Structure Failure at Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area Lowers Lake Levels at Beckman Lake
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Water Control Structure Failure at Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area Lowers Lake Levels at Beckman Lake

Beckman Lake is a 63-acre lake with a maximum depth of about 12 feet and is fed by Allen Creek.

DNR hosts hearing to discuss wetland and water permits related to water diversion project
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DNR hosts hearing to discuss wetland and water permits related to water diversion project

The hearing will also cover the DNR's Environmental Impact Statement on the overall diversion project.

City of Waukesha proposed water diversion public hearing
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City of Waukesha proposed water diversion public hearing

Waukesha is applying for wetland and waterway permits to construct a water supply system to divert water from Lake Michigan and a return system.

DNR announces results of Madison PFAS contamination pilot study
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DNR announces results of Madison PFAS contamination pilot study

"Clean drinking water is a public health priority."

DNR taking more steps to protect Wisconsin drinking water
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DNR taking more steps to protect Wisconsin drinking water

The DNR will ask 125 municipal wastewater treatment facilities to begin sampling and analyzing water flowing in and out of the facilities for PFAS compounds.

DNR Secretary Appoints Beth Bier To Deputy Secretary
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DNR Secretary Appoints Beth Bier To Deputy Secretary

Beth began her career at the DNR in 2001 in the Secretary's Office.

Environmental review of a City of Milwaukee project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program
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Environmental review of a City of Milwaukee project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program

The project entails the replacement of water mains throughout the city.

DNR Secretary announces leadership change
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DNR Secretary announces leadership change

Tim Cooke, current deputy division administrator, will assume the administrator role.

A breath of fresh air: DNR celebrates Clean Air Month as Wisconsin’s air quality continues to improve
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A breath of fresh air: DNR celebrates Clean Air Month as Wisconsin’s air quality continues to improve

Clean Air Month is held annually each May.

DNR and DHS Work Together to Improve Water Quality in Wisconsin
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DNR and DHS Work Together to Improve Water Quality in Wisconsin

This week the DNR worked with Department of Health Services to ask the health agency to review 40 contaminants for possible groundwater quality standards.

Free ice fishing clinics for kids set for Feb. 9 at five Milwaukee County parks
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Free ice fishing clinics for kids set for Feb. 9 at five Milwaukee County parks

No pre-registration is necessary for the clinics. Equipment and snacks will be provided and it's all free!

DNR Secretary Cole announces additional appointments to leadership team
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DNR Secretary Cole announces additional appointments to leadership team

Todd Ambs has been named DNR Assistant Deputy Secretary.

DNR Secretary Cole makes first appointments to leadership team
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DNR Secretary Cole makes first appointments to leadership team

Cole said he would announce additional appointments as they are made.

Sturgeon Fest set for Sept. 29 at Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee
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Sturgeon Fest set for Sept. 29 at Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee

The family-oriented event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and features the opportunity for participants to sponsor and hand release one of the young sturgeon into the Milwaukee Harbor.

Public meeting set on dredging at South Milwaukee
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Public meeting set on dredging at South Milwaukee

The MMSD is planning to remove about 60,000 cubic yards of soil and sediment along the banks of the Kinnickinnic River and approximately 10,000 cubic yards will be disposed on the Falk Landfill.

Environmental Review of City of Milwaukee Project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
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Environmental Review of City of Milwaukee Project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)

The project entails the replacement of lead service lines and water main relay throughout the City of Milwaukee.

Environmental review of City of Milwaukee project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)
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Environmental review of City of Milwaukee project for the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP)

The project entails the replacement water main relays throughout the City of Milwaukee.

DNR approves straddling community diversion application from city of Racine
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DNR approves straddling community diversion application from city of Racine

Straddling community diversion applications are regulated under the Great Lakes Compact.

Environmental Protection Agency approves plan to improve water quality in the Milwaukee river basin
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Environmental Protection Agency approves plan to improve water quality in the Milwaukee river basin

The approved TMDL plan aims to reduce phosphorus and other pollutants entering the Menomonee, Kinnickinnic and Milwaukee rivers as well as the Milwaukee Harbor Estuary.

Cougar sighting verified in Washington County
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Cougar sighting verified in Washington County

DNR staff rely almost exclusively on the public for reports of cougars and other rare mammals.

Secretary Dan Meyer today announced new leadership appointments at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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Secretary Dan Meyer today announced new leadership appointments at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

These appointments will be effective Monday, February 19, 2018.

DNR asks public for input on draft Wisconsin River Basin Total Maximum Daily Load study to improve water quality
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DNR asks public for input on draft Wisconsin River Basin Total Maximum Daily Load study to improve water quality

Once finalized, the TMDL plan is sent to EPA for their review and approval.

New pricing structure to go into effect on Wisconsin State Park System properties Feb. 15
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New pricing structure to go into effect on Wisconsin State Park System properties Feb. 15

Implementation of the new rate structure will begin on Feb. 15, 2018.

Sturgeon Fest set for Sept. 30 at Lakeshore Park in Milwaukee
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Sturgeon Fest set for Sept. 30 at Lakeshore Park in Milwaukee

The festival is free for all ages; a donation of $10 is appreciated for sponsoring a sturgeon.

Open house set to initiate amendment process to Kohler-Andrae State Park Master Plan
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Open house set to initiate amendment process to Kohler-Andrae State Park Master Plan

Kohler is proposing to construct a new roadway with a roundabout that would provide access to the park and to the golf course.

Clean Air Month encourages citizens to Be Air Aware
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Clean Air Month encourages citizens to Be Air Aware

The agency's December 2016 Wisconsin Air Quality Trends Report [PDF] again showed positive trends toward cleaner air.

Community Meeting Set to Discuss Milwaukee River Floodplain Soil and Sediment Sample Results
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Community Meeting Set to Discuss Milwaukee River Floodplain Soil and Sediment Sample Results

The public meeting will be held April 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gordon Park Pavilion.

Eric Lobner named Director of DNR’s Wildlife Management program
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Eric Lobner named Director of DNR’s Wildlife Management program

Lobner was born and raised in central Wisconsin and comes from a family where hunting, fishing and wildlife appreciation are second nature.

DNR land sales provide opportunity to purchase state-owned properties throughout Wisconsin
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DNR land sales provide opportunity to purchase state-owned properties throughout Wisconsin

All properties are accessible by a state, county/town road or easement.