Environment

Supreme Court will determine DNR’s authority to protect drinking water

This week, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a nearly decade-long environmental protection case. The Court’s decision will likely have an impact on...

Biden’s budget aims to fight climate change, promote conservation, aid Native...

President Joe Biden’s first budget request laid out on Friday reflects the administration’s commitments to advancing conservation and combating climate change, proposing new money...

Biden taps expert in Native American law as top lawyer at...

President Joe Biden nominated Native American law expert Robert Anderson, an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, to...

Joint Finance Committee grilling of DNR shows split in priorities Secretary...

Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretary Preston Cole came before the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee on Wednesday to discuss the department’s budget, more than...

Wildfire state of emergency declared in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers has declared a state of emergency, as all of Wisconsin is currently at a high wildfire risk. A combination of unseasonable...

Biden administration mum on returning gray wolves to endangered species list...

A controversial decision in the last months of the Trump administration to remove gray wolves from the endangered species list led to a massive...

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant spending to address climate change, providing...

DNR announces report on runoff management grants

An annual report on runoff management grants has been announced by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The grants have been particularly valuable in...

DNR partners with USDA on wolf management

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced it will continue federal partnerships to manage conflicts between wolves and humans in the state....

Wisconsin providing drinking water to French Island residents during PFAS investigation

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and several other state agencies are working to provide bottled water to residents of French Island with...
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