Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Latest articles

1d
Brainerd Dispatch
Hudson, Wis., officials eye waterfront improvementsrenovations and developments. Funding for shoreline improvements and transient
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
renovations and developments. Funding for shoreline improvements and transient dockage may be available through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and fish and wildlife grants, Thill said. "It can be a monumental overtaking if... Read more
2d
CBS 58 Milwaukee
Manure spill in Wisconsin could have long impacts on trout streamLA FARGE, Wis. (AP) — A manure spill in southwest Wisconsin could have long-ter
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
LA FARGE, Wis. (AP) — A manure spill in southwest Wisconsin could have long-term impacts on a popular trout stream. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials told Wisconsin Public Radiothat last week's spill killed more than 1,100 fish in... Read more
5d
FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin manure spill kills more than 1,100 fishLA FARGE — A manure spill in southwest Wisconsin could have long-term impacts o
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
LA FARGE — A manure spill in southwest Wisconsin could have long-term impacts on a popular trout stream. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials told Wisconsin Public Radio that last week’s spill killed more than 1,100 fish in Otter... Read more
5d
WXOW 19 La Crosse
Wisconsin manure spill kills more than 1,100 fishA manure spill in southwest Wisconsin could have long-term impacts on a popular
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 5 days ago
A manure spill in southwest Wisconsin could have long-term impacts on a popular trout stream. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials tell Wisconsin Public Radio that last week's spill killed more than 1,100 fish in Otter Creek,... Read more
6d
Crain's Chicago Business
Foxconn selection of Wisconsin had a lot to do with Lake Michigan waterplant. Individual states have some discretion as to how they enforce the Great
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
plant. Individual states have some discretion as to how they enforce the Great Lakes Compact within their own borders. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources monitors and regulates all public water utilities in the state. Wisconsin's $3... Read more
6d
Crain's Chicago Business
How Foxconn can turn on the faucet in Mount Pleasantplant. Individual states have some discretion as to how they enforce the Great
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
plant. Individual states have some discretion as to how they enforce the Great Lakes Compact within their own borders. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources monitors and regulates all public water utilities in the state. Wisconsin's $3... Read more
7d
WQOW Eau Claire
Wisconsin DNR Wildlife Survey made more user-friendlyheading into the woods this fall are encouraged to keep track of the wildlife t
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 7 days ago
heading into the woods this fall are encouraged to keep track of the wildlife they see. To that end, participation in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources annual Wildlife Survey is easier than ever before. For nearly a decade now, the... Read more
9d
The Rhinelander Daily News
City experiences sanitary sewer overflownecessary steps are being taken to limit any public health hazard or potential
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
necessary steps are being taken to limit any public health hazard or potential harmful effects to the environment." The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has been notified. Pursuant to the requirement of NR 210, a press release was being... Read more
10d
NBC26 Green Bay
Fish die-off on the Fox RiverWis. - Hundreds of dead gizzard shad are lining the banks of the Fox River near
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 10 days ago
Wis. - Hundreds of dead gizzard shad are lining the banks of the Fox River near South Olde Oneida Street in Appleton. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources believes algae build up, possibly in Little Lake Butte des Morts, reduced oxygen... Read more
11d
WAOW Wausau
Endangered, blind man missing from Big Bull Falls parkAnother photo is of his personal belongings as found by officers at Big Bull Fa
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 days ago
Another photo is of his personal belongings as found by officers at Big Bull Falls Park. The Wausau Fire Department and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have assisted in the water search efforts as the investigative search efforts... Read more
17d
WAOW Wausau
Hunters weigh in on the new tagging rulesfind it more difficult. Otherwise many aren't even aware of the switch. Todd S
WAOW Wausau / Posted 17 days ago
find it more difficult. Otherwise many aren't even aware of the switch. Todd Schaller, Chief Conservation Warden of The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said the biggest perk of the new hunting rule is that paper tags are no longer... Read more
19d
WXOW 19 La Crosse
DNR: Chronic wasting disease sampling in place for Eau Claire, Clark, Jackson counties- DNR officials are once again collecting deer heads for chronic wasting diseas
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 19 days ago
- DNR officials are once again collecting deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said testing will take place during the 2017 archery, crossbow and gun hunting... Read more
19d
WQOW Eau Claire
DNR: Chronic wasting disease sampling in place for Eau Claire, Clark, Jackson counties- DNR officials are once again collecting deer heads for chronic wasting diseas
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 19 days ago
- DNR officials are once again collecting deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said testing will take place during the 2017 archery, crossbow and gun hunting... Read more
19d
WQOW Eau Claire
DNR confirms cougar sighting on two trail cameras in Clark, Marathon countiesWisconsin (WQOW) - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources biologists have co
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 19 days ago
Wisconsin (WQOW) - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources biologists have confirmed sightings of a cougar in central Wisconsin. The DNR received a video and photo of a single cougar captured on two separate trail cameras in Clark and Marathon... Read more
2 related articles
19d
WAOW Wausau
DNR confirms cougar sightings in Clark and Marathon countiesNORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN (WAOW)-- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN (WAOW)-- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources confirmed a video and photo of a single cougar captured on two separate trail cameras in Clark and Marathon counties. This trail cam photo of a cougar was captured in... Read more
2 related articles
20d
WQOW Eau Claire
DNR tells community to rest assured about duck with a dart in its headEau Claire (WQOW) - A duck is turning heads and causing concern for some in Car
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 20 days ago
Eau Claire (WQOW) - A duck is turning heads and causing concern for some in Carson Park. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said the duck near Braun's Bay inside Carson Park has a blow dart sticking out of its head. DNR Conservation... Read more
21d
WXOW 19 La Crosse
City of La Crosse continues to monitor lead contamination in the marshThe Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking the City of La Crosse t
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 21 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking the City of La Crosse to continue to study areas of lead contamination in the marsh. A 2010 study found high concentrations as a direct result of a trap shooting range near the marsh more than... Read more
22d
Brainerd Dispatch
More hunters in Minnesota, Wisconsin turning to crossbowsmore crossbows than bows in the last couple years, but bows are starting to mak
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
more crossbows than bows in the last couple years, but bows are starting to make a comeback." Harvest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources bear out the growing popularity of crossbows. In Douglas County, 58 percent of the... Read more
24d
WQOW Eau Claire
WI deer, turkey hunters no longer need to tag killsEau Claire (WQOW) -- Now that Governor Scott Walker has signed the state budget
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 24 days ago
Eau Claire (WQOW) -- Now that Governor Scott Walker has signed the state budget, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is rolling out some new rules regarding hunting -- effective immediately. DNR officials told News 18 under the new budget... Read more
26d
WQOW Eau Claire
Gov. Walker issues 99 budget vetoes, including Tainter Lake pilot programproperty taxes. Also receiving a partial veto was a biomanipulation pilot prog
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 26 days ago
property taxes. Also receiving a partial veto was a biomanipulation pilot program for Tainter Lake in Dunn County. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources had hoped to spend $65,000 to improve water quality on the lake by removing fish... Read more
26d
News 8000
Wisconsin DNR partnering with local businesses to provide CWD testing siteshunting seasons have begun, and state officials are urging hunters to check the
News 8000 / Posted 26 days ago
hunting seasons have begun, and state officials are urging hunters to check their game for a dangerous disease. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is concerned about Chronic Wasting Disease in the deer population. Vernon and... Read more
26d
NBC26 Green Bay
Wisconsin trees may have less vibrant fall colors this yearconditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen M
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 26 days ago
conditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen Matula, a forestry specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in Ashland, said forest health, temperature, precipitation and cloud coverage can... Read more
3 related articles
26d
FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin trees may have less vibrant fall colors this yearconditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen M
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 26 days ago
conditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen Matula is a forestry specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in Ashland. She tells Wisconsin Public Radio that increased rain this year means... Read more
3 related articles
26d
CBS 58 Milwaukee
Wisconsin fall color may be less vibrant this yearconditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen M
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 26 days ago
conditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen Matula is a forestry specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in Ashland. She tells Wisconsin Public Radio that increased rain this year means... Read more
3 related articles
26d
WQOW Eau Claire
Wisconsin trees may have less vibrant fall colors this yearconditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen M
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 26 days ago
conditions in Wisconsin could mean fall colors will be less vibrant. Colleen Matula is a forestry specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in Ashland. She tells Wisconsin Public Radio that increased rain this year means... Read more
3 related articles
m
WAOW Wausau
DNR urges hunters to test deer for chronic wasting diseaseAs deer hunters anxiously wait for bow season to begin Saturday, the Wisconsin
WAOW Wausau / Posted 1 months ago
As deer hunters anxiously wait for bow season to begin Saturday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is putting out a new warning for them before hitting the woods. In a press release Thursday, the DNR is recommending that hunters test all... Read more

In this news