Wisconsin Natural Resources Board

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board operates in an oversight capacity. The Board “sets policy for the Department of Natural Resources and exercises authority and responsibility in accordance with state laws.” There are 7 board members, appointed by the Governor for 6 year terms. At least one member must have an agricultural background, and at least 3 members must have held a hunting, fishing, or trapping license in at least 7 of the 10 years preceding their appointment. As of mid-2021, 6 members are consumptive users and 5 seats are occupied by men.


Wisconsin Fish, Wildlife and Parks Division


Funding Sources

†† Minor Other (no source ≥10%): Program Revenues, Tribal Gaming Compact, Other, Gifts and Grants

Source: http://statewildlifetoolkit.nwf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Wisconsin-report-on-fish-wildlife-agency-funding.pdf