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Endangered Resources Review Program forms

Natural Heritage Inventory Data Request (1700-66)

Use this form to request access to detailed Natural Heritage Inventory (NHI) data for specified geographic areas or species. Please print the form out from your computer, fill it out, and mail or fax it to the ER Review Program along with any additional materials required. Hard copies of the form are also available by request. View form [PDF]

Endangered Resources Review Request (1700-047)

Use this form to request an Endangered Resources (ER) Review of a proposed project. You may fill this form out on your computer, print, and mail or fax it to the ER Review Program. However, you can not save the form, as any filled-in fields will be lost.View form [PDF]

Voluntary Expedited Endangered Resources Review Request (1700-047E)

Use this form to request a Voluntary Expedited Endangered Resources (VEER) Review of a proposed project. A VEER Review is essentially a regular ER Review completed in a guaranteed, short timeframe for a higher cost. The guaranteed turnaround time for VEER Reviews is 7 working days. You may fill this form out on your computer, print, and mail it to the ER Review Program. However, you can not save the form, as any filled-in fields will be lost.
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Rare plant & animal forms

The following field report forms are for use by field observers when recording observations of rare plants or animals. The forms provide standardized information that will help us to enter the data and to interpret the observation for that sighting (and in the larger context of Wisconsin). The form should be filled out as completely as possible and sent to the address listed at the bottom of each form.

Gophersnake sighting form

Reports help biologists and resource managers make sound conservation decisions regarding gophersnakes and their preferred habitat. View form

NHI Rare Animal Field Report (1700-048)

This form allows an individual to report a rare animal observation. Information submitted will be used to supplement the NHI Database. View fillable form [PDF].

NHI Rare Plant Field Report (1700-049)

This form allows an individual to report a rare plant species finding. Information submitted will be used to supplement the NHI Database. View fillable form [PDF].

Large Mammal Observation Form

This is an online form. Please use this form to report observations of the gray wolf, cougar, lynx, and moose in Wisconsin. View form

Trumpeter Swan Observation Report

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

Wisconsin Colonial Waterbird Online Survey (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

Report a Whooping Crane sighting [exit DNR]

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Seed collecting permit

Application and Permit for Seed Collecting on DNR Land (1700-039)

This application allows an individual to apply for a permit to collect seed from prairie and other natural communities on DNR land. Please read the guidelines before printing and submitting your application. Read DNR seed collecting guidelines [PDF]. View and print application [PDF]

State Natural Areas forms

Application and Permit for Collection and Research in Wisconsin State Natural Areas (9400-280)

This application allows an individual to apply for a permit to collect and research in the State Natural Areas of Wisconsin. Please submit your application within 10 business days of your collection/research date to allow for review. View and print application [PDF]

State Natural Areas Inspection Report (1700-021)

This form allows land managers and individuals to submit information such as invasive species, management issues, and unlawful use on State Natural Areas. View form [PDF]

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Wolf & carnivore tracking survey forms

The following Volunteer Carnivore Tracking Program forms should be filled out and mailed to:

Volunteer Carnivore Tracking Program
875 S. 4th Ave.
Park Falls, WI 54552

Volunteer Carnivore Tracker Background Information (1700-051)

To participate in Wisconsin's Carnivore Tracker Program, volunteers must provide some backgroud information on this form, which is used for administrative purposes only. View Form [PDF]

Carnivore Track Survey (1700-052)

Volunteer Carnivore Trackers can use this form to monitor and report carnivore tracking activities for each survey event. Information provided will be used for research and management purposes. View Form [PDF]

Carnivore Tracking Annual Survey Summary (1700-053)

Volunteer Carnivore Trackers can use this form to monitor and report carnivore tracking activities in a summary of their surveys for the year. Information provided will be used for research and management purposes. View Form [PDF]

Wolf Track Annual Survey Summary (1700-054)

Volunteer Carnivore Trackers can use this form to report survey summaries for the year. Information provided will be used for research and management purposes. View Form [PDF 396KB]

Suspected Wolf Tracks Discriminant Analysis (1700-055)

On this form an individual can report suspected wolf track findings for analysis. View Form [PDF 540KB]

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Last revised: Tuesday September 17 2013