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Contact Information for the Department of Natural Resources Office of Communications and other programs. Select from the list of subject areas below.

Alphabatized subject directory
  1. Air
  2. ATVs
  3. Boats
  4. Brownfields
  5. CAFOs
  6. Customer Service
  7. DNR Days
  8. Fish Advisory Council
  9. Fisheries Management
  10. Forestry
  11. Go Wild; Alignment
  12. Grants
  13. Great Waters
  14. Green Tier
  15. Hearings calendar
  16. Horicon Marsh Education Center
  17. Internal Services
  18. Law enforcement
  19. Loans
  20. Meetings calendar
  21. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Sports Show
  22. News Releases
  23. Outdoor Report
  24. Parks & Recreation
  25. Parks & Recreation calendar
  26. Recreational Licensing
  27. Remediation & Redevelopment
  28. Sand Mining
  29. Snowmobiles
  30. Social Media
  31. Spills
  32. Sporting Heritage Council
  33. Stewardship
  34. Tribal Communications
  35. Waste
  36. Water Quality
  37. Weekly News
  38. Wildlife Management
  39. Wildlife & Parks
  40. Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine


Jim Dick
Director of Communications
Desk: (608) 267-2773

Section Chief

Andrew Savagian
Desk: (608) 261-6422
Cell: (608) 575-3571

Subjects: Environmental Management (Air, Waste, Remediation & Redevelopment); External Services (Green Tier); Internal Services; Brownfields; CAFOs; Sand Mining; Spills


Fish, Wildlife and Parks Division

Sawyer Briel
Administrative Policy Coordinator
Desk: (608) 261-0751

Subjects: Fisheries Management, Parks and Recreation, Wildlife Management

Communications Specialist

Ed Culhane
Cell: (715) 781-1683

Subjects: Social Media, Sporting Heritage Council

Law Enforcement

Joanne Haas, Law Enforcement Program
Public Information Officer
Desk: (608) 267-0798
Cell: (608) 209-8147

Subjects: All law enforcement topics including: Recreational Licensing (ATVs, Boats, Snowmobiles)

Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine

Kathy Kahler
Desk: (608) 266-2625
Subjects: Inquiries from freelance writers and photographers, questions about magazine content, magazine business practices, subscription questions and advertising.

Communications Specialist

Paul Holtan
DNR News Editor
Desk: (608) 267-7517
Cell: (608) 235-2126

Subjects: Hearings and Meetings calendars, News Releases, Outdoor Report, Parks & Recreation, Stewardship, Weekly News

Communications Specialist

Marcus Smith
Desk: (414) 263-8516
Cell: (414) 303-0102

Subjects: DNR Days, grants and loans, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Sports Show

Last Revised: Wednesday, December 12, 2014

Contact information

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James Dick
Director of Communications