DNR News Releases
"Camp Meenahga Woody" to be on display August 2-3 at Peninsula State Park
FISH CREEK, Wis. - Visitors to Peninsula State Park on August 2 and 3 can see a restored 1931 Model A wood-sided station wagon that was a fixture of a girl's summer camp that was located on Peninsula State Park's grounds from 1916 to 1948.
Central OfficeMost DNR northern properties not affected by storms
Friday, July 22, 2016 5:26:48 p.m.
MADISON - A second storm that hit northwestern Wisconsin early Thursday morning blew down trees throughout the area, but did not cause any additional closures to state parks or forests in the region.
Central OfficePublic input invited on draft plan to improve water quality in Milwaukee basin
Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:42:00 p.m.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Efforts to improve water quality throughout the Milwaukee basin will take another step forward as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources begins accepting public comments on a draft plan to reduce phosphorus and other pollutants in the Menomonee, Kinnickinnic and Milwaukee rivers.
Central OfficeEmpire Screen Printing recognized as Green Tier participant
Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:20:57 p.m.
ONALASKA, Wis. - Empire Screen Printing celebrated the company's participation in Wisconsin's Green Tier program at their facility today as part of its biennial sales meeting.
Central OfficeDraft master plan for Horicon-Shaw Planning Group available for public input
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:30:25 p.m.
HORICON, Wis. - The Horicon-Shaw Planning Group draft master plan is available for public review and comment through Friday, August 19.
Central OfficeVoting open for fish stamp contests
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:24:18 a.m.
Online voting is now underway for the Great Lakes Salmon and Trout Stamp and the Inland Trout Stamp contests organized by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Central OfficeUpdated web page provides information on flood damage to DNR properties
Friday, July 15, 2016 1:59:24 p.m.
Most DNR northern properties not
affected by flooding
MADISON - People can find out more information about Department of Natural Resources properties affected by flooding in northwestern Wisconsin through an updated "current conditions" page of the DNR website.
Central OfficeSecond elk herd from Kentucky released in Jackson County as elk reintroduction efforts see promising results in second year
Friday, July 15, 2016 1:52:02 p.m.
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. - After successful winter trapping and summer calving in year two of elk reintroduction efforts, 50 elk were released from the holding pen into the surrounding Jackson County forests.
Central OfficeDNR Forestry Division welcomes public comment on options for possible headquarters relocation
Friday, July 15, 2016 10:10:19 a.m.
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has reviewed information submitted by more than 40 communities in northern Wisconsin regarding a possible relocation of forestry division headquarters to that part of the state.
Central OfficeUPDATE: Boat found, removed from Lake Michigan
(Boaters, Milwaukee-area shore residents urged to be alert for missing submerged boat in Lake Michigan)
Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:47:55 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:39:34 a.m.
Last revised: Thursday, May 12, 2016