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Acceptable Use Policy

Access to and use of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource's official Internet site -- is provided subject to these terms and conditions. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.


The material is for the noncommercial use of the general public. The fair use guidelines of the U.S. copyright statutes apply to all material on the Department of Natural Resources webpages and linked agency webpages. The Department of Natural Resources shall remain the sole and exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest in and to all specifically copyrighted information created and posted for inclusion in this system. Photographs and graphics on the department website are either the property of the state department or the state agency that holds a license to use and display the material. For copy or use of information on the department website that is outside of the fair use provisions of copyright law, please seek permission from the individual listed as responsible for the page. If you have any questions on using material on the department webpages please email the specific page contact for permission requests. If you cannot identify the webpage contact, please direct inquiries to department. If permission to reproduce or redistribute is granted, the following statement shall be included, "Reproduced with permission from the Department of Natural Resources."

Linking to

You are welcome and encouraged to link from your website to the department's official website You may link to the DNR homepage or to any sub-page of As the website may change, it is your responsibility to maintain your hyperlinks to webpages. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will not enter into reciprocal link agreements.

The Wisconsin DNR only considers links to governmental, educational or nonprofit organization websites that contribute relevant, unique and useful information to the existing content on the DNR website. The DNR reviews the overall content of the website requesting a link on the DNR website and reserves the right not to link to the site.

Links on the Wisconsin DNR website in no way indicate an endorsement of or any particular partnership with any organization. The Wisconsin DNR is not responsible for the content of any website to which it links; this includes updates to or availability of linked sites and the accuracy, reliability or helpfulness of the information on these sites.


The department's official internet site is accessible. The Internet site has been developed using current techniques and meets Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 508 electronics and Information Technology access accessibility standards. Site Requirements are provided with a summary of the minimal system requirements for accessing the internet site.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations, including the provision of informational material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Please call the contact person listed for the event or facility with specific information on your request before the date of the event or visit.