The DNR's Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation helps protect and restore Wisconsin's rare plants, animals and state natural areas. Learn more about our goals moving forward and how we plan to achieve them in our strategic plan, here.
Read about our work
Get the inside scoop on conservation efforts happening throughout the state.
Discover the species and landscapes that make Wisconsin unique.
Your donation to the Endangered Resources Fund helps protect and restore endangered species and their habitats.
State Natural Areas
Discover outstanding examples of native landscapes and natural communities.
Endangered & Threatened Species
View the current list of endangered and threatened species in Wisconsin.
Endangered Resources Tax Checkoff
Are you wild for tax season? Donate on your taxes and support rare species.
Becoming involved in wildlife and habitat projects provides numerous opportunities for rewarding experiences …
Natural Heritage Inventory
Report sightings of native plants and non-game wildlife.
Endangered Resources Review
Learn how to comply with Endangered Species Laws.
Permits & Licenses
Find the authorizations and permits you need for your activity.
Landowner Incentive Program
Learn how you can create and manage habitat for rare species.
Find opportunities to help survey flora and fauna.
Donate on your tax form
Donate to Endangered Resources on your state income tax form.
Endangered Species Laws
Get up to speed on laws protecting Wisconsin’s rare species.
Wildlife Action Plan
Learn how we’re planning for the future of rare species and their habitat.