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Old 04-12-2009, 02:15 PM
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TJD
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Default RE: EAB dead in Wisconsin for 2009!!

It is as important as ever to go to the next meeting and follow through with a good showing. Great news though.
Yes the meetings are still important. I am actually surprised the DNR relented on the EAB issue as soon as they did. I have heard that a bunch of state assembly members and state senators have caught an earful from hunters and others (hotel owners, bar owners, and other establishments that rely on hunting season for a good portion of their revenues) and apparently started making it known to the DNR that they had to change their approach or else...

I don't know for sure if that is true, but I have heard it from a pretty reliable source. Either way, I give credit to the DNR for listening.

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