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DNR To Host Virtual Public Hearing On Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline Relocation

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a virtual public hearing on Feb. 2 on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement that the department has prepared for the proposed relocation of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron counties.

Environmental Protection | Public Health | Air Quality

EPA Recognizes Air Quality In Rhinelander; Entire State Now Meets Latest Sulfur Dioxide Air Quality Standard

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the Rhinelander area will be formally redesignated to attainment of the most recent federal air quality standard for sulfur dioxide.


2021 Wisconsin Elk Hunting Season Ends With Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience For Four Hunters

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that Wisconsin’s fourth state elk hunt closed on Dec. 17 with three of the four hunters awarded an elk harvest tag for the 2021 elk hunting season successfully filling their tags.

Environmental Protection | Events | Monitoring | Public Input

DNR Seeking Public Comment On Greater Prairie-Chicken Management Plan; Virtual Open House Jan. 18

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on the first draft of the state's greater prairie-chicken management plan. The deadline to submit comments is Feb. 18, 2022.

Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Wildlife Habitat

DNR Confirms CWD In Wild Deer Harvested In Monroe County

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms two wild deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Monroe County during the fall 2021 hunting season. The two deer were adult bucks harvested in the towns of Ridgeville and Glendale. These are the first confirmed wild positive cases of CWD in Monroe County.