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Reporting forms for rare plants and animals

Use the following forms to submit your observation of a rare plant or animal. This information will help biologists and resource managers to make sound conservation decisions at both the local and statewide levels. Follow the directions accompanying each form to fill it out properly.

Gophersnake (bullsnake) sighting form (1700-048)

Little is known about this snake's true distribution. Gophersnake populations have declined due to habitat loss, and they are now uncommon throughout much of the Upper Midwest. View gophersnake sighting page

Large mammal observation form

Use this form to report observations of gray wolf, cougar, lynx and moose in Wisconsin. View form

NHI rare animal report form (1700-048)

Use this form to report a rare animal observation. Information submitted will be used to supplement the NHI database. View fillable form [PDF]

NHI rare plant report form (1700-049)

Use this form to report a rare plant. Information submitted will be used to supplement the NHI database. View fillable form [PDF]

Trumpeter Swan observation form (1700-059)

Please use this online form to report sightings of Trumpeter Swans. View form

Wisconsin Colonial Waterbird Survey form (1700-058)

This form was designed to streamline the data submission process for professional wildlife biologists and experienced volunteer cooperators who have conducted or are conducting colonial waterbird surveys during the course of spring and summer outdoor activities. View form

Whooping Crane observation reporting form

Please use this online form from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to report Whooping Crane observations. View form [exit DNR]

Carnivore tracking forms

View forms for use in the volunteer tracking program.

Last revised: Monday May 12 2014