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DNR Receives Straddling Community Diversion Application From Somers Water Utility

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that it has received and will review an application submitted by the village of Somers in Kenosha County to divert Lake Michigan water for municipal needs.

Environmental Protection | Forest Health

DNR Conducting Winter Prescribed Burns In Local Marshlands To Reduce Fire Hazards And Improve Vegetation

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) prescribed burn crews conducted the first prescribed burn of the year on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Vernon Marsh Wildlife Area in eastern Waukesha County.

Enforcement | Recreation | Regulations | Safety | Outdoor Recreation

DNR Proposes Firearm Restriction On Land Purchased In Merton

To help ensure public safety, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing a firearm restriction on a 6.59-acre parcel located on North Lake in the town of Merton in Waukesha County.

Business | Construction | Environmental Protection | Industry | Regulations | Public Input

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of The City Of Lake Mills Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the City of Lake Mills is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in its public drinking water system. The projects primarily include the replacement of lead service lines throughout the City of Lake Mills.

About/General | Regulations | Safety | Training | Hunt

In-Person Hunter Safety Classes Begin April 1

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced all in-person hunter education classes, including archery education classes, begins April 1.