DNR would tighten belt under Walker’s budget proposal
Another provision of Walker’s proposal would remove policy-setting power of the seven-citizen Natural Resource Board, and instead makes it an advisory group to the DNR secretary, whom the governor appoints.

Another provision of Walker’s proposal would remove policy-setting power of the seven-citizen Natural Resource Board, and instead makes it an advisory group to the DNR secretary, whom the governor appoints.

Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal would include cuts to the Department of Natural Resources and structural changes that has environmental advocates concerned.

The cuts would lead to 66 positions cut from the department, 18.4 of which would come from its science bureau. Read more ...

Rachael Lallensack