Wisconsin DNR

The state could have a new policy on the treatment of wild animals, after Gov. Walker and others were outraged by an incident involving a fawn.

Mine Opponents Dominate Public Hearing in Hurley

Aug 16, 2013
Susan Bence

A steady stream of citizens flowed through the Hurley High School Gym on Thursday, to offer input on early phases of mine testing. Most oppose a company plan to extract iron ore nearby.

Waukesha has been toiling over a tedious application to which a LOT of people are paying attention, including a coalition of conservationists.

DNR pilot Phil Miller

Hunters will be able to harvest 275 wolves when Wisconsin’s second season begins on October 15. That’s a 37 percent increase over last year.

The Town of Jackson in rural Washington County is approaching an anniversary its residents would rather forget.

A tongue-twisting metal called molybdenum has entered the vocabulary of some people in southeastern Wisconsin. They’ve learned it’s in their well water.  The metal exists in the earth’s crust, but when concentrations increase, health concerns mount.  WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence met a Raymond couple grappling with the unknowns.

No Pay For Play, DNR Plans "Free" Days

May 21, 2013

The Wisconsin DNR is offering a "free" weekend to lure people back to state parks and trails, or try a new activity at no charge.

DNR

The big wildfire in northwest Wisconsin is contained. However, it has scorched 9,000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes and buildings.

Dept. of Natural Resources

Update: The big wildfire in northwest Wisconsin is contained. However, it has scorched 9,000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes and buildings.

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