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Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
"We are happy to see the DNR include the public in some of their plans as this can help with strained relationships," Schinkten said in an email.
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Enjoy lunch in the beautiful setting of the "Upper Golf Course" with the President of Whitetails Unlimited, Jeff Schinkten.
"The more we can remove the DNR from politics, the better off the state will be.
The management of natural resources needs long-term vision.
The problem is that politics has a very short-term attention span," said Schinkten.
"Whitetails Unlimited does not have a history of becoming involved in specific legislative proposals, but this is a different matter.
For 67 years the Wisconsin DNR secretary was selected by the Natural Resources Board, and this bill returns to that system.
This is a structural change that makes the DNR secretary more accountable to the citizens of Wisconsin, rather that a political appointment loyal to whomever the current Governor happens to be," said Schinkten.
"We have a window of opportunity to make a real worthwhile change," said Schinkten, "but there is no time to waste.
Schinkten urges Wisconsin residents concerned about this issue to contact their members of the Assembly and Senate, and let them know their feelings in a short, polite, direct message.
"Just tell them that you want them to override the Governor's veto of Assembly Bill 138, and leave your name and address so they know you are one of their constituents," said Schinkten.
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