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Wisconsin DNR seeks 10-year stewardship renewal

The DNR requested $50 million in annual funding for Knowles-Nelson.
Mike Carlson, executive director of Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts, is quoted in a recent news story on the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. The Department of Natural Resources released their 2021 agency budget request, which includes $50 million / year for Knowles-Nelson for ten years.
Carlson said, “We’re just thrilled to see the DNR leadership support the program like that and certainly urge the governor to include that proposal in his executive budget.”
Read the whole story by Todd Richmond of the Associated Press at The Wisconsin State Journal.

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