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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

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Details on changes to DNR programs and services and links to resources in Wisconsin.

Pollinators Month

Pollinators are crucial to Wisconsin’s agriculture and ecosystems. Loss of habitat is threatening their populations.

Think Smart Before You Start

When used safely, ATVs provide fun, family recreation, and a valuable tool for working or exploring the outdoors.

Fight The Bite

Ticks can spread Lyme disease and more. Protect yourself and your family (and furry pals) with regular tick checks.


Go wild exploring Wisconsin’s state parks this summer with a 2021 Wisconsin State Park Pass.

Keep Wildlife Wild

A baby animal’s best chance of survival is with its mother. Learn what to do if you find a wild animal in need of help.

Wisconsin Burn Permits

Burn permits are free and easy to get online or by calling 1-888-WIS-BURN (947-2876).

Natural Resources Board

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board sets policy for the Department of Natural Resources.
Natural Resources Board

Conservation Congress

Interested in natural resources management and an opportunity to provide input?
Conservation Congress

Deer Advisory Councils

County Deer Advisory Council (CDAC) provides input and recommendations to the department on deer management.
Deer Advisory Councils

Request a Speaker

Submit a request to have members of the Secretary's Office or DNR staff speak at your event.
Request a Speaker

Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine

Published quarterly in spring, summer, fall and winter by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine

Environmental Education for Kids EEK!

Brought to you now by FIELD Edventures, after 18 years of support by the Wisconsin DNR.
Environmental Education for Kids EEK!


1-888-936-7463 General questions seven days a week, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.


1-800-943-0003 24-hour spill emergency hotline


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