OPINON: Congress` 85th annual convention highlights Wisconsin`s unique and valuable process of citizen involvement in conservation
It was, in part, a recognition of the organization`s 85th anniversary.

But when the Wisconsin Conservation Congress met last week for its annual convention in Appleton, it felt more like a revival. The focus was on the future.

And the gathering helped shed light on the unique, enduring and valuable process we have in the Badger State to ensure citizen involvement in conservation and environmental issues.

Preston Cole, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, energized the 300-some congress delegates during his remarks to the group May 10....


Ken Notes: The congress needs to lobby to restore expertise to the DNR so real data is on the table. Also the UW should step up to the plate and provide real science and real economic impact data on issues that have for too long been a political football.

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