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Office of Applied Science Fish and wildlife research

fish and wildlife research programs and staff.
exciting research happening right now.
peer-reviewed articles authored by our staff.


Science in action

In the Office of Applied Science, our name is our mission. We operate within the Division of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to pursue high priority research that informs the management and conservation of Wisconsin's fish and wildlife. Our team of research scientists and field technicians works to supply the DNR and stakeholders with objective, applied scientific information to support their decision making and to assist in the responsible stewardship of Wisconsin's natural resources.

What we do

Work in OAS encompasses a broad range of landscape-scale and species-specific work on land and in our waters. We share our findings in research publications and reports and we dedicate time to consulting within the DNR and with customers on issues from walleye counts to grouse habitat and everything in between.

Last revised: Monday December 09 2019