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About the DNR

Preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin

In keeping with our mission, the DNR is dedicated to working with Wisconsinites while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.

Secretary and Executive Team

Natural Resources Board

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

Conservation Congress

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

Careers with the DNR

DNR employs a diverse workforce in a variety of fields including natural resources, law enforcement, IT and more.

Nondiscrimination Policy and Procedures

The DNR is committed to promoting diversity, fairness, equity and the principles of environmental justice.

Sporting Heritage Council

Advising the Governor, the Natural Resources Board and state legislature on fishing, hunting and trapping issues.