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Toll free information

Contact a Customer Service Representative for general questions seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 1-888-936-7463.

For more specific questions call the following toll free numbers.

Violations: Wildlife, Recreational & Environmental
1-800-TIP-WDNR (1-800-847-9367) or cell #367

Provides you the opportunity to confidentially report suspected wildlife, recreational, and environmental violations.

Hazardous Substance Spills

Available 24 hours daily for reporting spills.

Burning Permits

Call for today’s burning restrictions, current fire danger, or to obtain a DNR annual burning permit.  Fire conditions change daily, so it’s important to call or check online prior to conducting any outdoor burning.    

Daily Air Quality

For information on current air quality indexes issued by county.

Air Management Small Business Assistance

Small businesses, those with fewer than 100 employees and which are not major air pollution sources, can call this number to learn more about the air pollution regulations that may affect them.

Emerald Ash Borer [exit DNR]

To report a suspected infestation of emerald ash borer, or to request information be mailed to you.


For the latest information regarding firewood restrictions on Wisconsin DNR properties including state parks and forests.

Gypsy Moth

Hear recordings about DATCP and DNR spray locations and activities; listen to general gypsy moth information, and to leave a message with your questions or to report gypsy moth activity on your property.

Last revised: Monday October 29 2012