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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Wear It, Wisconsin

Buy Your Park Pass Online

Before you head to a state park this summer, buy your park pass online – it's fast and easy.

Know Before You Burn

Burning permits are required by the DNR in many parts of the state. Getting one is free and easy.

Reduce Food Waste at Home

Making small changes to reduce food waste at home can help out our state's landfills.

Hitting The Trails?

Grab your trail pass – it's required for all people age 16 or older on certain trails throughout the state.

Don't Forget Your Life Jacket

If you're heading out on the water this summer, remember your life jacket. It could save your life.

Keep Wildlife Wild

A wild animal's best chance of survival is with its mother, so don't move fawns if you see one this spring.

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