Tag: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

  • Gov. Tony Evers Proclaims June Invasives Species Action Month

    Take Action To Help Prevent The Spread Of Invasive Species MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced Gov. Tony Evers proclaimed June as Invasive Species Action Month to encourage Wisconsinites to help prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species that harm Wisconsin’s native wildlife, wetlands, forests, prairies, lakes and rivers. […]

  • 2022 Youth Turkey Hunt Happening April 16-17

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds families, mentors and young hunters there’s still time to plan ahead for the 2022 youth turkey hunt happening statewide April 16-17. Each year, the youth turkey hunt gives hunters under the age of 16 the opportunity to gain valuable hunting experience and feel the excitement […]

  • DNR Announces 2022 Keep Wildlife Wild Poster Contest Winners

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is excited to announce the winners of the Keep Wildlife Wild poster contest. This year’s theme is “If You Care, Leave Them There.” Submitted by fourth through sixth graders around the state, each poster helps spread the word about our shared role in keeping all wildlife […]

  • 2022 Ojibwe Spring Fishing Season Starting Soon

    Wisconsinites Reminded Of Protected Tribal Right To Fish MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds Wisconsinites of the protected tribal right to fish in certain Wisconsin waterways and the legal consequences they could face if found interfering with that right during the upcoming Ojibwe spring fishing season. “The department has zero-tolerance for harassment […]

  • ‘Into The Outdoors’ TV Show
    Spotlights Careers In Forestry

    ‘Heroes Of The Forest’ Premieres March 19 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that the upcoming episode of the “Into the Outdoors” television show features forestry careers at the department. The “Heroes of the Forest” episode will air March 19-20 on broadcast stations across Wisconsin. Check for local air times. The ‘Heroes […]

  • DNR Natural Resources Board Honors Jim Fischer or Excellence In Environmental Work

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced Jim Fischer, DNR Mississippi River Team Leader, was presented the 2021 Rebecca Wallace Memorial Award from the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board during their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. This prestigious award honors DNR employees who improve relationships with external partner agencies and organizations […]

  • Wisconsin Wolf Hunting Update

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that following a U.S. District court’s ruling on Feb. 10 returning wolves in the lower 48 states (except the northern Rocky Mountains region) to the Federal Endangered Species List, Wisconsin is not authorized to implement a wolf harvest season. The DNR is reviewing the ruling […]

  • DNR Seeking Nominations For 2021 Ethical Hunter Award

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting applications for its annual Wisconsin Ethical Hunter Award, which honors hunter’s actions of exceptional moral actions and character while in the field. The Wisconsin Ethical Hunter Award was established in 1997 to recognize a person whose action represents Wisconsin’s heritage of responsible, respectful and […]

  • 2021 Wisconsin Elk Hunting Season Ends With Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience For Four Hunters

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that Wisconsin’s fourth state elk hunt closed on Dec. 17 with three of the four hunters awarded an elk harvest tag for the 2021 elk hunting season successfully filling their tags. “All four hunters had multiple opportunities to harvest bull elk across the Clam Lake […]

  • Virtual CWD Response Plan Review Committee Meeting Jan. 12

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it will host the Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan Review Committee meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The DNR’s 15-year CWD Response Plan, in effect through 2025, helps guide the department’s approach to addressing CWD in Wisconsin. The plan was […]

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