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The Show Must Go On: Annual Fall Color Extravaganza Beginning In Northwoods

The extravaganza of colors in Wisconsin’s forests is one show that is undeterred by the pandemic. The annual display is beginning now. 

About/General | Public Health | Water Use

Environmental Review Of The Village of Cambridge Project For The Safe Drinking Water Loan Program

The Village of Cambridge is an applicant for funding through the SDWLP to address deficiencies in their public drinking water system. The project includes the rehabilitation of the Village's standby well, replacing the old wood frame pumphouse and installing iron filters, softening equipment, chlorination equipment and fluoridation equipment.

Public Health | PFAS

DNR Notified Of Possible Separate Contamination Issue At Marinette Facility That Has Paused PFAS Treatment

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a separate contamination issue found in one of the ditches downstream of the JCI/Tyco Fire Technology Center in Marinette, Wisconsin.

A New Method To Count Wolves, A Better Fit For Wisconsin

Extensive survey efforts conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), tribal biologists and more than 100 trained citizen volunteers indicate an increase in Wisconsin’s wolf population from last year. This increase follows two years of steady abundance estimates and was measured in both the long-standing territory mapping method and the department’s new occupancy-based model, which will provide a more robust estimate of the state’s wolf population for years to come.

Monitoring | Public Health | Hunt

DNR Offers Robust Statewide CWD Testing

In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing during the 2020 archery, crossbow and gun hunting seasons. The health of the deer herd relies on commitment from hunters.