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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

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Wrap Up Holiday Waste

Can wrapping paper be recycled? Should you throw out broken holiday lights? Here’s what to do about holiday waste.

Keep Wildlife Wild Poster Contest

Fourth, fifth and sixth graders can design a poster to help spread the word to protect wildlife.

Looking for Something to Do?

Check out our Events Calendar to find hikes, workshops and more around the state.

Know Your Hunter Education Options

Want to get your hunting license? You must complete a hunter ed course first. Find the right one for you.

Arbor Day Seedlings

Attention, Wisconsin fourth grade teachers: Order your free Arbor Day seedlings now.

Recycle Your Old Electronics

E-cycling collection events are popping up around the state. See if there’s one near you.

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

Business Resources

Your business's one-stop shop for permit information, regulations, and more.
Business Resources

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