State, federal, local, and private partners are working to bring sturgeon back to their native spawning habitat in an effort to increase their numbers. Learn what challenges dams on the Menominee River present for these magnificent fish and what makes good lake sturgeon spawning and nursery habitat.

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LICENSES
LICENSES

A variety of license options can get you out fishing or hunting quickly!

DOWNLOAD TODAY!
DOWNLOAD TODAY!

The Wisconsin State Parks and Forests guide is FREE to download and will enhance any of your state park or forest visits!

NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER
NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER

Nominate a volunteer safety instructor who has significantly advanced the cause of safe hunting. Deadline is February 15!

SNOWMOBILE SAFETY
SNOWMOBILE SAFETY

Make your ride on Wisconsin's snowmobile trails a fun and safe one. Take a safety class! Online option for those 16 and older.

GOT EAGLE EYES?
GOT EAGLE EYES?

Get great views and learn about these majestic birds at eagle watching events this winter.

PARKS & RECREATION
PARKS & RECREATION

Wisconsin offers great outdoor adventures throughout the year.

EXPLORE OUTDOORS
EXPLORE OUTDOORS

Search great places to go and things to do on state lands around the state.

NHI PUBLIC PORTAL
NHI PUBLIC PORTAL

Planning on-the-ground work? Use this public tool to discover impacts to endangered resources & recommendations for next steps.

WILDLIFE AND FISH APP
WILDLIFE AND FISH APP

Connecting old traditions with new technology – making it easier for hunters, anglers and wildlife watchers to connect.

View all hotlines

1-800-TIP-WDNR or 1-800-847-9367 - Confidentially report suspected wildlife, recreational, and environmental violations.
1-888-936-7463 – General questions seven days a week, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. | 24-Hour Spill Emergency Hotline: 1-800-943-0003