Lake sturgeon (Namao in Menominee language) from Lake Winnebago are well known for their spawning run up the Wolf River each spring where thousands of people have been watching them spawn for decades. Learn how the Department of Natural Resources is working to restore lake sturgeon in the Wolf River on the Menominee Reservation.

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PARKS & RECREATION
PARKS & RECREATION

Wisconsin offers great outdoor adventures throughout the year.

GO WILD
GO WILD

Enjoy Wisconsin's Wild Side!

EXPLORE OUTDOORS
EXPLORE OUTDOORS

Search great places to go and things to do on state lands around the state.

KEEP WILDLIFE WILD
KEEP WILDLIFE WILD

It is important for wild animals to live out their lives in the wild. Learn why!

GROUNDWATER REPORT
GROUNDWATER REPORT

Did you know 75% of Wisconsinites rely on groundwater? Read the newest report from the WI Groundwater Coordinating Council.

SUPPORT RARE SPECIES
SUPPORT RARE SPECIES

Buy this cool license plate that supports work to protect rare wildlife and state natural areas.

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1-800-TIP-WDNR or 1-800-847-9367 - Confidentially report suspected wildlife, recreational, and environmental violations.
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