MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary
Matt Frank unveiled DNR’s revamped website today, inviting
Wisconsinites to take a test drive.
“People rely on DNR’s website for everything from planning
family trips to applying for an environmental permit. It’s critical
that our huge diversity of users be able to find what they need on
our more than 120,000 pages. That’s why I directed staff to
reinvent the website to better guide users to the information they
need,” said Frank.
The new site features an easy Google search appliance, options
to sign up for automatic delivery of information and more photos.
Information is organized around four main topics: Outdoors and
Nature; Business and Government; Environment and Health; and help
The redesign, completed by DNR staff on regular work time with
help from interns, accommodates experienced DNR website visitors by
simultaneously offering both the old and new sites while content is
migrated. A lighthearted greeting urges users to “don your hardhat
and click on…the new site under construction. Kick the tires. Do
a test drive. Tell us what you think.”
“The web gives us the means to serve our customers 24/7,” Frank
says, “and for that reason, we want to offer the best site
Users can access the home page of the DNR website at