Report a Violation
|If your report requires immediate attention, please call the Douglas County Sheriff's Department at (715) 394-4432, or the WDNR Violation Hotline at 1-800-TIP-WDNR (1-800-847-9367).|
Violations of laws seriously affect fish, wildlife, county parks, recreational trails, and other forest resources in
Diligent users reporting illegal activities have increased the effectiveness of law enforcement’s ability to protect forest resources and user experiences. With your help, we can continue to best protect these resources and all user experiences by targeting those individuals who have no regard for the law.
What to Report
When you observe or become aware of a violation, try to gather as many facts as possible. Important facts to remember:
- Date and Time
- Vehicle Description
- Description of Person(s) Involved
- Description of Violation
Violation Reporting Form
Violations can be reported by completing a Violation Reporting Form and submitting it to the Douglas County Forestry Department. Two versions of the form are available by clicking the links below, one that can be printed and completed by hand and another that can be completed online.
Both documents require an up-to-date version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free plug-in for your internet browser. To download this free program, visit Adobe website. Printed copies of the form are available by contacting the Forestry Department at (715) 378-2219.
Please print and return forms to the Douglas County Forestry Department, P.O. Box 211, Solon Springs, WI 54873, or save and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include any photos, maps, or other supplemental information that you think will assist with the investigation.
Calling in a Violation
Violations can be reported 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling:
- Douglas County Sheriff’s Department at (715) 394-4432
- Douglas County Forestry Department at (715) 378-2219
- Calling WDNR Violation Hotline at 1-800-TIP-WDNR (1-800-847-9367)
- Texting TIPWDNR [space] followed by the tip to TIP411 (847411)
Be a part of the solution. Report all violations.