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Safety | ATV

ATV/UTV Operators: Ride Responsibly Labor Day Weekend

The DNR is encouraging ATV and UTV operators to brush up on safe practices ahead of the Labor Day holiday. So far in 2020 there have been 23 fatal ATV and UTV incidents, compared to 14 in 2019.

Recreation | Fishing

Hook and Line Lake Sturgeon Season Opens Sept. 5

The inland hook and line season for lake sturgeon is set to open on Sept. 5 through Sept. 30. Anglers will have the opportunity to catch these prehistoric fish while on waterways throughout Wisconsin.

Safety | Boat

Life Jackets Save Lives: Labor Day Boating Safety Reminders

Life jackets save lives! The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants to remind the public to wear life jackets as they get out and enjoy Wisconsin's waterways over the Labor Day holiday.

Environmental Protection | Fox River

Historic Cleanup Of Lower Fox River Completed After 17 Years

A successful 17 year-long cleanup in the Lower Fox River is complete through collaboration between Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), tribal groups and many private organizations.

Environmental Protection | Publications and Reports | Groundwater

Groundwater Coordinating Council Releases Recommendations To Improve Groundwater Quality And Quantity In Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Groundwater Coordinating Council shared key recommendations for protecting and preserving groundwater resources with the Wisconsin legislature in its August 2020 annual report.