The Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to
the preservation, protection, effective management, and maintenance of
Wisconsin's natural resources. It is responsible for implementing the laws of
the state and, where applicable, the laws of the federal government that protect
and enhance the natural resources of our state. It is the one agency charged
with full responsibility for coordinating the many disciplines and programs
necessary to provide a clean environment and a full range of outdoor
recreational opportunities for Wisconsin citizens and visitors.