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Recreation | Hunt

Fall Hunting And Trapping Season Forecasts Highlight Hunter Opportunities, Notable Changes To Limits And Zones

Hunters and trappers across Wisconsin are in the final countdown to the fall season openers. To help get ready, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has pulled together the 2020 fall forecast series, which details everything Wisconsinites need to know ahead of the game.

Environmental Protection | Monitoring | Air Quality

Enhancing Ozone Monitoring Across Wisconsin

As a nationally recognized leader in air quality monitoring, Wisconsin is paving the way for new monitoring techniques and tools; and people are watching.

Environmental Protection | Public Health | Regulations | Safety | PFAS

New Restrictions On PFAS-Containing Firefighting Foams Effective Sept. 1

2019 Wisconsin Act 101, published on Feb. 6, 2020 and codified in Wisconsin Statutes section 299.48, implements measures that mitigate the discharge of PFAS-containing firefighting foam into the environment, and in doing so supports efforts by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and fire departments to protect the health and safety of Wisconsin residents and the firefighting community.

Environmental Protection | Public Health | Safety | PFAS

Elevated PFAS Levels Found In Ditch Downstream Of JCI/Tyco

Today, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received analytical sample results from surface water monitoring conducted in July by Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) and its subsidiary Tyco Fire Products, LP (Tyco) associated with the ongoing PFAS investigation at their Fire Technology Center in Marinette, Wisconsin.

Environmental Protection | Rivers

Lower Wisconsin Riverway Receives International Designation

The Lower Wisconsin Riverway is now recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the United States and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.