Contact: Anne Sayers, Program Director, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
Wisconsin’s Outdoor Heritage in Limbo--
Senators Kedzie, Wanggaard, Galloway and Moulton
Vote to Fill Prized Hunting and Fishing Areas
Madison – Today, SB 368, a bill that impairs habitat prized by Wisconsin’s outdoorsmen, passed the Senate Natural Resources Committee. Senators Kedzie, Wanggaard, Galloway, and Moulton voted to uphold the measure. They also voted against a series of amendments offered by other members of the committee to maintain environmental protections.
Wetlands provide critical habitat for some of Wisconsin’s best game species. SB 368 threatens hunting and fishing traditions, as well as Wisconsin’s tourism economy by: