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About/General | Monitoring | Public Health | Safety | PFAS

New Smelt Consumption Advisory for Lake Superior

Based on recent sampling results, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Department of Health Services (DHS) are recommending a PFAS-based fish consumption advisory for Lake Superior.

Business | Environmental Protection | Green Tier

Madison Gas And Electric Expands Tier 2 Green Tier Participation

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) expanded its Green Tier participation with the department that includes a new Tier 2 contract that goes into effect Jan. 15, 2021. The agreement includes all operations in southern and central Wisconsin, expanding from its previous participation contract for its Blount Street facility.

Regulations | Regulations

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Virtual Meeting Jan. 27

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will meet virtually for the January board meeting to consider several proposed emergency rules and donations. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.

About/General | Financial Assistance | Monitoring | Public Health | Reference | Registration | Safety | Drinking Water

Environmental Review Of The City Of Columbus Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program

The City of Columbus is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in its public drinking water system. The project primarily includes the replacement of lead service lines throughout the City of Columbus.

About/General | Events | Recreation | Fishing

Cast Your Line During Free Fishing Weekend Jan. 16-17

Grab your gear and get fishing Jan. 16-17 during the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' Winter Free Fishing Weekend. This event is a great time to discover the fun and excitement of winter fishing without a license or trout stamp.