Skip to main content

Newsroom

Construction | Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Wildlife Habitat

Incidental Take Notice For Eau Claire County

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to issue a permit for the incidental taking of a rare turtle, which may result from the City of Augusta Water Quality Trading Project.  Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the species' overall population at risk.

Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Public Health | Waterways

Wisconsin Beachgoers: Be Aware Of Blue-Green Algae Risks

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding beachgoers and their pets to watch for blue-green algae and know the risks. Blue-green algae can cause illness if swallowed or inhaled in water droplets, or irritation if rubbed on the skin under clothing.

About/General | Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Wildlife Habitat

Spring Waterfowl Survey Results Show Overall Population Increase

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced an increase in the waterfowl population across most of the state, despite dry winter and spring weather.

Recreation | Regulations | Safety | ATV

Think Smart Before You Start This Summer: Follow ATV/UTV Safety Precautions And Use Care On Uneven Terrain

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds operators of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and utility terrain vehicles (UTV) to think smart before they start this summer by following safety best practices.

Recreation | Hunt

2021 Elk Hunt Application Winners Announced

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that three lucky Wisconsin residents won a once-in-a-lifetime elk harvest tag for the 2021 Wisconsin elk hunting season which opens Saturday, Oct. 16.