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Recreation | Great Lakes

DNR Now Accepting Submissions For Great Waters Photo Contest And Writing Project

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now accepting entries for the 16th annual Great Waters Photo Contest and Writing Project through April 1, 2024. The top photographs and writing submissions will be featured in the DNR's Office of Great Waters next calendar.

Education | Enforcement | Recreation | Safety | Training | Hunt

Now Is The Time To Enroll In A Hunter Education Course

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages anyone considering hunting for the first time in 2024 to enroll in a hunter education course now before courses begin filling up in spring. Those who complete a hunter education course play a vital role in keeping Wisconsin a safe place to hunt. Many hunting incidents in Wisconsin involve hunters older than 40, decades after learning firearm safety rules in their hunter education courses. It may be time for veteran hunters to refresh these valuable lessons.

Public Health | Recreation | Fishing

DNR, DHS Issue Updated Safe Fish Consumption Guidelines

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), today announced the online publication of the 2024-2026 Choose Wisely booklet, which outlines guidelines for safe fish consumption.

Recreation | Parks

DNR Seeking Volunteer Campground Hosts For Properties Statewide

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking volunteers who like spending time outside, helping other outdoor enthusiasts and are passionate about Wisconsin’s natural resources to serve as volunteer campground hosts.

Recreation | Fishing

Learn About Green Bay Walleye And Muskellunge Management On Feb. 7

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites the public to join DNR staff members on Feb. 7 at the DNR’s Green Bay Service Center for the second meeting of a six-part series focused on northeast Wisconsin fisheries management.