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Research

The Applied Sciences team of research scientists and field technicians work to supply the DNR 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

Office of Applied Science Leadership Staff

The Office of Applied Science employs a highly-skilled staff who are equipped with a broad range of expertise

Office of Applied Science FAQ

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

Active Research Projects

List of Current Fish & Wildlife Research Projects (PDF)
Active Research Projects

Project Highlights

Check out the latest updates from our scientists and research teams stationed across the state
Project Highlights

Field Notes Newsletter

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