DNR News Releases
DNR, lake partners mobilize against starry stonewort
WAUKESHA, Wis. - Twenty-three lakes in southeastern Wisconsin have now been surveyed for the aquatic invasive species starry stonewort and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and lake partner groups intend to complete work in an additional 35 lakes this month.
Southeast DistrictWhen traveling through areas with abundant wildlife, remember a few quick safety tips
Friday, August 28, 2015 3:54:42 p.m.
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin's state parks, forests and wildlife areas are great places to experience the diversity of wildlife on our lands. As you are drive to and from these sites this fall be extra cautious, as many wildlife species are most active during dawn and dusk, traveling to and from foraging sites.
Southeast DistrictVillage of Randolph seeks approval for wastewater treatment plant improvements, public comments welcomed
Friday, August 28, 2015 10:18:29 a.m.
RANDOLPH, Wis. - The village of Randolph has requested approval from the Department of Natural Resources for construction of improvements to its wastewater treatment plant.
South Central DistrictProposed pipeline maintenance may result in the incidental take of rare turtle
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:55:21 p.m.
MADISON -- Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership pipeline maintenance in Bayfield County may result in the "incidental taking" of a rare turtle under a permit the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the overall population of the species at risk.
Northwest DistrictSafety concerns lead DNR to plan breach of Little Falls Dam
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:13:44 p.m.
HUDSON,Wis. - Safety and code compliance concerns with the Little Falls Dam in northwestern Wisconsin have led the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to develop a plan for a controlled breach of the dam to allow a drawdown to proceed.
Northwest DistrictDNR firefighting teams providing support in western states
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:00:00 a.m.
MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources expanded its support to fire suppression efforts in other states this week with mobilization of a strike team including 17 firefighters and five engines to western Montana.
Central OfficePlay a key role in conservation - submit your feedback regarding draft Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management and Wildlife Action plans before Aug. 30
Thursday, August 20, 2015 4:01:30 p.m.
MADISON -- Individuals who wish to play a key role in conservation and habitat management in Wisconsin are reminded to submit feedback regarding draft Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management and Wildlife Action plans before Aug. 30.
Central OfficeCWD sampling plan in place for 2015-16 deer hunting season
Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:58:05 p.m.
SPOONER, Wis. - In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2015 archery and gun hunting seasons. If you harvest an adult deer within a 10-mile radius of Shell Lake, Wis. please consider submitting a sample from any harvested deer for CWD testing.
Northwest DistrictDNR stream bank program moves into NE Wisconsin
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:30:49 p.m.
GREEN BAY - Anglers, conservationists and landowners with stream-front property are invited to an informational meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Wittenberg Community Center about opportunities available through Wisconsin's Stream Bank Protection program.
Northeast DistrictAlternatives proposed for managing Mukwonago River and Lulu Lake state properties
Monday, August 17, 2015 2:53:20 p.m.
Public open house to review alternatives August 31
MUKWONAGO, Wis. -- The public has an opportunity at an upcoming public open house to review and comment on master plan alternatives for the Mukwonago River Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest and Lulu Lake State Natural Area.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 2:42:32 p.m.
Last revised: Thursday, June 04, 2015