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Share Your Observations
with the
Wisconsin Natural Heritage Inventory

Use this site to report an observation of any native plant or non-game animal. If the species is considered rare, your information will be reviewed for inclusion in the Natural Heritage Inventory database of rare species locations.

Frequently asked questions about reporting observations

**Select the type of report you are submitting:

We also accept reports of game animals that are on the Wisconsin Natural Heritage Working List

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Completion of this form is voluntary. Data collected will be used to supplement the Wisconsin Natural Heritage Inventory database. Personal information collected on this form will be used to process your request, and is intended to be used to contact you if DNR staff require additional information; it may also be made available to requesters under Wisconsin's Open Records law [ss. 19.31-19.39, Wis. Stats].

This site is produced in conjunction with the Wisconsin Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources Inventory and sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The information presented on this site is subject to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' Legal Notices, Disclaimers, and Terms of Use.