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Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Endangered Resources

DNR Biologist Finds “Holy Grail” Of Rare Plants In State Natural Area

A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation biologist has found the “holy grail” of a rare plant in Wisconsin: A green violet long thought gone from the state, but growing by the hundreds in a State Natural Area (SNA) in west central Wisconsin.  

Events | Recreation | Parks

Iconic Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park A Must See

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host the official ribbon-cutting ceremony at the base of the newly constructed Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021.

Safety | Drinking Water

DNR Seeking Public Comment For Environmental Review Of City Of New Lisbon Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Project

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the City Of New Lisbon is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in its public drinking water system. The project includes the replacement of lead service lines throughout the City of New Lisbon.

Enforcement | Environmental Protection | Public Health | Regulations | Safety | Regulations

Keep Fireworks Out Of State Parks & Forests

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding the public that fireworks are prohibited on DNR-managed lands. Restricted areas include state parks, forests and state-owned public hunting and fishing areas.

About/General | Regulations | Safety | Outdoor Recreation

Boat Sober, Wear Your Life Jacket This Holiday Weekend

Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest times of year for Wisconsin waterways, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding boaters to keep safety top of mind as they cast off.