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  • Hearing/Meeting

    DMAP Advisory Committee Meeting

    Annual meeting of DMAP Committee to discuss new program information, review upcoming changes and make plans for 2022 operations.

  • Hearing/Meeting

    2021 American Marten Advisory Committee Meeting

    Annual advisory committee meeting to discuss conservation and management of American martens across Wisconsin.

  • News

    DNR Announces CWD Response Plan Review

    The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the formation of a committee to review the state’s chronic wasting disease (CWD) response plan.

  • News

    New Baiting And Feeding Ban In Effect For Taylor County Beginning Sept. 1, 2021

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received notification from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection that a farm-raised deer on a deer farm in Taylor County tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). With this new CWD-detection, Taylor County is now considered a CWD-affected county.

  • News

    Incidental Take Notice For Ozaukee County

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to issue an authorization for the "incidental taking" of a rare snake, which may result from the Covered Road Bridge Project in Ozaukee County. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the species' overall population at risk.

  • News

    Incidental Take Notice For Juneau County

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to issue a permit for the incidental taking of a rare snake, which may result from the Cranberry Creek and Wisconsin River Power Company (WRPCO) ditch maintenance project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the species' overall population at risk.

  • News

    DNR Seeks Participants For Ruffed Grouse West Nile Virus Sampling

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages hunters in the central and northern forests to participate in the final year of sampling for a multi-state study on West Nile virus found in ruffed grouse.

  • News

    Monarch Habitat Takes Off In Wisconsin

    Wisconsin monarchs looking for milkweed to lay their eggs on will now find hundreds of thousands of more acres of habitat in Wisconsin thanks to voluntary efforts by organizations and individuals statewide, including representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). 

  • Webpage

    CWD Volunteer Opportunities

    Many Wisconsinites want to get involved with chronic wasting disease (CWD) efforts in their local area. In response, the DNR launched the Adopt-a-Kiosk (AAK) and Adopt-a-Dumpster (AAD) programs to expand hunter access to CWD testing and proper deer…

  • News

    Operation Deer Watch Launches Aug. 1

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will launch Operation Deer Watch on Aug. 1, allowing citizen scientists around Wisconsin to report deer sightings in their area, which provides crucial data for deer management.

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