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DNR To Host Brownfields Panel Discussions On Sept. 15

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host two panel discussions on Sept. 15, 2022 regarding the potential clean up of brownfield sites across the state.

Construction | Outdoor Recreation

DNR Announces Trail Closure At Point Beach State Forest

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that construction will begin on Sept. 12 to repair the Rawley Point Bicycle Trail at Point Beach State Forest in Manitowoc County. The trail is expected to reopen in mid-October.

Environmental Protection | Wildlife Habitat

Sharp-Tailed Grouse Hunting Season Remains Closed For Fall 2022

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that the fall 2022 sharp-tailed grouse hunting season remains closed due to spring survey results and concerns over the long-term viability of the sharp-tailed grouse population. Permits and applications will not be available or accepted this year.

Recreation | Waterways

Wear A Life Jacket When On The Water This Holiday Weekend

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds the public to keep safety top of mind as they cast off this Labor Day Weekend by wearing a life jacket which could save your life.

Environmental Protection | Volunteer

Help Pollinators By Collecting Common Wild Milkweed Seedpods

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) asks nature lovers and landowners in Wood, Portage, Adams, Juneau, Waushara, Marquette, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Walworth, Jefferson and Washington counties to collect wild common milkweed seedpods to help grow habitat for native pollinators on state lands.