Tribes are understandably upset their share of the animals were bagged instead of protected
Natural Resources Board Chair Fred Prehn said the board met with legal counsel but took no action during the hour-long meeting to discuss lawsuits brought by conservation groups and Native American tribes.
The board announced Thursday it will hold a remote, closed-session meeting Friday morning to confer with legal counsel about two pending court cases seeking to stop the hunt.
A proposed educational and interpretive center at the state’s busiest park is one step closer to fruition as organizers kicked off an $18 mill…
Sometimes fires fit a beneficial land management goal, like when they burn in a wilderness area or national park.
The leader of the state Department of Natural Resources policy board consulted with Republicans on his decision to stay on the panel after his…
As long as DNR board chair Frederick Prehn remains in the position, Walker appointees retain a majority on the board.
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board approved a plan Wednesday to extend catch-and-release restrictions on the Minocqua Chain of Lakes as part of a decade-long rehabilitation plan.
Wednesday’s vote by the Natural Resources Board will allow the DNR to begin writing regulations to limit the amount of certain fluorinated compounds allowed in ground and drinking water.
Wisconsin's most popular state park is set to offer more space for nature lovers to enjoy.
One proposed rule relates to groundwater, the other to public drinking water systems. Both would set numeric enforcement standards for 16 fluorinated “forever chemicals."
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The Democratic governor announced Friday that Sandy Naas of Ashland and Sharon Adams of Milwaukee will replace Frederick Prehn and Julie Anderson, whose terms on the Natural Resources Board expire Saturday.
The ballot includes questions on a carbon tax, an oil pipeline and high-capacity wells, as well as hunting of albino deer and fish bag limits.
Acting on orders of a Jefferson County judge, the Natural Resources Board voted Monday to authorize a February hunting and trapping season for the gray wolf, which was removed last month from the federal endangered species list.
The letter calls for “immediately” establishing quotas and the implementation of a wolf-hunting season in January.
The Natural Resources Board unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday asking the Legislature to authorize “an increase in revenue and periodic review” of fees to pay for state facilities and programs.
The rules cover mining for minerals such as copper, zinc, nickel, gold and silver, elements that are often bonded to sulfur, which creates a risk of runoff polluting streams and rivers.
The Natural Resources Board voted 5-2 Wednesday to adopt an emergency rule proposed by DNR staff that effectively prohibits testing facilities from discharging water with detectable amounts hazardous chemicals known as PFAS.
The act restricts the use of foam containing compounds known as PFAS to emergency situations and testing facilities.
The Natural Resources Board voted unanimously Wednesday to approve parameters for an emergency rule that will determine, among other things, how and where fluorinated foam can be tested and disposed of.
Nearly 65,000 participants in the Wisconsin Conservation Congress’ first online-only spring hearings voted nearly 3 to 1 against extending the traditional nine-day gun season to 19 days.