Natural Resources, Department of

 

 

http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/
Natural Resources, Department of
To manage, conserve and protect Illinois' natural, recreational and cultural resources, further the public's understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote the education, science and public safety of Illinois' natural resources for present and future generations.
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https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DNR/boating-hunting-snowmobiling-safety
Take Boating, Hunting, & Snowmobiling Safety Courses
Visitors can learn information about taking boating, hunting, and snowmobiling safety coursesn in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-boat
Registering a New Boat In Illinois
Boaters can learn more information on how to register their boat or watercraft in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-sporting-clays
Register for or Schedule a Sporting Clays Event
Shooting enthusiasts can learn more about how to register for or scheduling a clay shooting event at Spart's WSRC.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-skeet-shooting
Register for or Schedule a Skeet Shooting Event
Shooting enthusiasts can learn more about how to register for or scheduling a skeet shooting event at Spart's WSRC.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-cowboy-action
Register for or Schedule a Cowboy Action Shooting Event
Shooting enthusiasts can learn more about how to register for or scheduling a cowboy action shooting event at Spart's WSRC.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/youth-hunting
Youth Hunting Permits
Permit applications for youth hunting seasons are available online.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/manage-your-business/DNR/furbearing-breeder
Furbearing Animal Breeder License
Furbearer licenses can be purchased through the IDNR website
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/upland-game
Upland Game Permits
Upland Game Permit applications are available online through the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/reserve-campsite
Reserve a State Campsite
Outdoor enthusiasts can learn more about reserving a campsite at one of the many great parks in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/fishing-licenses
Fishing Licenses
Fishing licenses can be purchased online or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/reserve-cabin
Reserve/Lease A Room Or Cabin At A Lodge Or State Park
Visitors can learn more about reserving or leasing a room or cabin at one of our many wonderful lodges or state parks.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/deer-permits
Deer Permits
Hunters can apply online for firearm deer permits, or purchase archery deer permits from vendor locations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/manage-your-business/DNR/ginseng-grower
Ginseng Dealer/Grower License
Ginseng licenses can be purchased online through the DNR DIRECT license/permit system
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/outdoors/DNR/hunting-fishing-license
Hunting and Fishing License Sales and Information
License Sales and Information for Hunting, Fishing, Harvesting, and Trapping. Including information on Deer, Uploand Game, Waterfowl/Dove, and Youth Permits.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/registration-licenses-permits/DNR/iaxidermy-license
Taxidermy License
Taxidermy licenses are available online and through DNR DIRECT license and permit vendors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/lifetime-licenses
Lifetime Licenses
Lifetime hunting, fishing and combination licenses are available by submitting an application available on the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-snowmobile
Register a Snowmobile
Drivers can learn more about how to register their snowmobile in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DNR/renewal-watercraft-snowmobile
Watercraft & Snowmobile Renewal
Drivers can find information about renewing watercraft and snowmobiles.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/registration-licenses-permits/DNR/outfitter-license
Outfitter License
Information on outfitting in Illinois is available from the IDNR Office of Law Enforcement.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/registration-licenses-permits/DNR/wild-game-breeder
Wild Game/Bird Breeder Licenses
Wild Game Breeder licenses are available online.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/registration-licenses-permits/DNR/aquatic-life
Wholesale Aquatic Life Dealer License
Resident Aquatic Life Dealer permits are available online.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/waterfowl-permits
Waterfowl / Dove Permits
Commecial waterfowl hunting area permit applications are available through the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/employment/volunteering/DNR/volunteer-recreational-resources
Volunteer to Maintain Natural & Recreational Resources
Those looking to help can learn about the many ways to volunteer to help maintain natural and recreational resources.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/haargis
Historic Architectural & Archaeology Resources GIS (HAARGIS)
Public portal to Illinois’ historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts. 
https://www2.illinois.gov/education/educators/DNR/order-publications
Order Natural Resources Publications Online
IDNR publications can be ordered online.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/turkey-permits
Turkey Permits
Turkey hunting permit applications are available online and through DNR DIRECT vendors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/obtain-permits
Obtain Hunting Permits & Licenses
Licenses and permits can be purchased online through DNR DIRECT
https://www2.illinois.gov/employment/volunteering/DNR/conservation-foundation
Illinois Conservation Foundation Donations
Donations are always welcomed to support youth conservation education through the Illinois Conservation Foundation.
https://www2.illinois.gov/employment/professional-licenses/DNR/fur-tanner
Fur Tanner or Dyer License
Furbearer licenses can be purchased through the IDNR website
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/registration-licenses-permits/DNR/mussel-dealer
Mussel Dealer License
Commercial licenses can be obtained online after registering with the IDNR.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/DNR/dnr-donate-illinois-historic-preservation-agency
Donate to Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
Provides history and preservation enthusiasts from around the globe an opportunity to support these Illinois treasures.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/crossbow-permit
Crossbow Permit
Hunters with disabilities can apply for a crossbow permit.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/harvest-licenses
Harvest Licenses
Ginseng licenses can be purchased online through the DNR DIRECT license/permit system
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/military-fee-exemptions
Licenses - Military Fee Exemptions
Fee discounts are available in some cases for active duty and miliktary veterans.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/manage-your-business/DNR/timber-buyer
Timber Buyer Information
Timber Buyer information is available from the IDNR Office of Forest Resources.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-trap-shooting
Register for or Schedule a Trap Shooting Event
Contact the World Shooting and Recreational Complex to schedule a shooting sports event.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/DNR/illinois-state-museums
Illinois State Museums
Listing of museums at Illinois historic sites.
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/DNR/historic-architectural-resources-geographic-information-system
Historic/Architectural Resources Geographic Information System
Public portal to Illinois’ historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts. 
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/fishing-hunting-application
Fishing & Hunting Application & Renewal
Hunters can purchase hunting, fishing and combination licenses online, or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors statewide.
https://www2.illinois.gov/business/registration-licenses-permits/DNR/wholesale-fur
Wholesale Fur Buyer License
Fur buyer licenses are available online through the DNR DIRECT license/permit system.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/boating-accident-reporting
Boating Accident Reporting
Boat operators are required to submit a written report following accidents involving injury, loss of life or property damage in excess of $2,000.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/cwd-results
Chronic Wasting Disease Results
This site provides consolidated Chronic Wasting Disease (CDW) information: CWD statistics shows Total Cases per Year and Total Cases per Year per County, FAQ's, a query system, test results, other CWD resources and annual reports.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/deer-turkey-harvest
Deer & Turkey Harvest Reporting
Hunters can register their harvest of deer or turkey online or by tollfree phone call.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/senior -licenses
Senior Licenses (age 65 and over)
Hunting, fishing and combination licenses and available online and over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT vendors statewide.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/non-resident
Non-Resident Licenses/Permits
Licenses and permits can be purchased online through DNR DIRECT
https://www2.illinois.gov/government/DNR/dnr-volunteer-illinois-historic-preservation-agency
Volunteer for Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
Volunteer at the one of the Illinois Historic Sites.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/standing-vehicle-hunting
Standing Vehicle Hunting Permit
Information on Standing Vehicle Hunting Permits is available from the IDNR Office of Law Enforcement.