The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources provided a glimpse of its realignment this week.
The announcement did not come as a surprise, but surely is raising some eyebrows. Over a year ago, the agency set out to streamline the DNR and make it more customer-friendly.
Change has been afoot at the Wisconsin DNR, since Republicans took control of state government in 2011 and this is the latest iteration.
Last year the Legislature cut the agency’s research team by 31 percent.