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Wildlife and Fisheries Research

The DNR team of research scientists and field technicians work to supply the DNR agency and stakeholders with objective, applied scientific information to support their decision making and to assist in the responsible stewardship of Wisconsin's natural resources. We share our findings in research publications and reports and dedicate time to consulting on natural resource issues.

Wildlife Research

Fisheries Research

Our collective expertise is diverse and includes specialization in coldwater sportfishes (e.g., trout), general fisheri

Snapshot Wisconsin

Snapshot Wisconsin is a partnership to monitor wildlife year-round, using a statewide network of trail cameras.

Southwest Wisconsin CWD, Deer and Predator Study

Investigating the relationships between deer, predators and disease

Northern Highland Fishery Research Area

Anglers and scientists working together, improving fishing through scientific research.

Office of Applied Science FAQ

Learn more about the Office of Applied Science (OAS) and the important research work they do.

The Snapshot Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on Snapshot Wisconsin through its project newsletter
The Snapshot Newsletter

Field Notes Newsletter

Southwest Wisconsin CWD, Deer and Predator Study's Quarterly Newsletter
Field Notes Newsletter