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Enforcement | Environmental Protection | Invasives

Multi-Year Invasive Species Case Concludes With Convictions

​​​​​​​The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the conclusion of a multi-year law enforcement investigation and prosecution related to the illegal distribution of more than 960 invasive crayfish by several wholesale-level distributors.

Environmental Protection | Invasives

Help Protect Our Streams From Aquatic Invasive Species

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds anglers out for the early inland trout season to help protect our streams from aquatic invasive species. Some fishing streams may contain invasive species, and if care is not taken, those species can accidentally be transferred to another.

About/General | Public Input

Public Meeting Set For Proposed Changes To Special Waste Plan For Dane County Landfill No. 2 (Rodefeld)

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold a public meeting to discuss proposed changes to the special waste plan for the existing Dane County Landfill No. 2 (Rodefeld).

Public Health | PFAS

Multiple State Agencies Responding To PFAS Contamination In Town Of Stella

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Department of Health Services (DHS) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) are taking steps to provide temporary safe drinking water to residents with private wells who are impacted by per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the Town of Stella in Oneida County.

Public Health | PFAS

New PFAS Fish Consumption Advisory Issued For Lake Wausau And Stevens Point Flowage

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced a new PFAS-based consumption advisory for several fish species in Lake Wausau in Marathon County and the Stevens Point Flowage in Portage County (both of which are segments of the Wisconsin River) based on fish sampling.