Valuable Resources

NES makes it a priority to ensure that all our clients are knowledgeable about current ecological guidelines. On this page you will find information about government statutes, invasive species, shoreline restoration, plant guides, and other resources to help your project go smoothly.

We invite you to click to read any document that interests you. If you have any questions, please contact us. We’ll be happy to help.



Chapter 30 Navigable Waters, Harbors and Navigation
NR027 Endangered and Threatened Species
NR028 Wild Plants
NR040 Invasive Species Identification, Classification and Control
NR058 Endangered Resource Grant Program
NR060 Public Inland Lake Protection and Rehabilitation
NR102 Water Quality Standards for Wisconsin Surface Waters
NR103 Water Quality Standards for Wetlands
NR107 Aquatic Plant Management
NR135 Nonmetallic Mining Reclamation
NR190 Lake Management Planning Grants
NR191 Lake Protection and Classification Grants
NR195 River Protection Grants
NR198 Aquatic Invasive Species Control Grants
NR299 Water Quality Certification
NR328 Shore Erosion Control Structures in Navigable Waterways
NR350 Wetland Compensatory Mitigation
NR352 Delineation of Nonfederal Wetlands
NR353 Wetland Conservation Activities



Invasive Species list link:

Plant Guide list link:
Freckmann Herbarium –


Finley’s Presettlement Vegetation
Wetlands in Wisconsin Factsheet
Use of Fire for Invasive Control
Tall Grass Restoration Factsheet
Tall Grass Prairie Factsheet
Oak Woodland Factsheet
Oak Savanna Factsheet


Society of Wetland Scientists
US Fish & Wildlife Service
Waterways Experiment Station
Army Corps of Engineers-St. Paul
US Fish and Wildlife Service, Fisheries
River Alliance of Wisconsin
American Rivers
Trout Unlimited
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Natural Resource Conservation Service (USDA)
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – Lakes Partnership Page
North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)
Wisconsin Association of Lakes (WAL)
Wisconsin DNR
Wisconsin DNR Assured Delineator page
US Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Regulatory page
Freckmann Herbarium