All of our WORT listeners, including those who listen to PNM, know about the cuts to DNR science research and the elimination of DNR scientists that is in the budget being debated in our state legislature. Tonight, PNM’er Bill Scanlon delves into this issue. His guest is the Wisconsin River Alliance’s Policy and Advocacy Director Helen Sarakinos. One of the many points that Helen brought up in the interview was that DNR scientists do not suggest policy to the administration or the legislature. But the information gathered from their scientific research is invaluable to the administration in making prudent decisions concerning the health of Wisconsin’s environment, habitat, and wildlife.
So, enjoy the audio of the show here: