Milroy gives sporting input to heritage councilRep. Nick Milroy, D-South Range has been appointed to the Sporting Heritage Council for a three-year term.
Rep. Nick Milroy, D-South Range has been appointed to the Sporting Heritage Council for a three-year term.
Created in 2011, the council prepares a biennial report for the governor, Natural Resources Board and Legislature about issues relating to hunting, trapping, fishing and other types of outdoor activities.
The council’s first assignment is to study options and make recommendations for increasing access to land for hunting, trapping and other outdoor activities, and for simplifying hunting and trapping rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.
“As a lifelong outdoor enthusiast, I’m excited to serve on the Sporting Heritage Council,” Milroy said. “I believe increasing opportunities for hunting and fishing, and getting more residents, particularly young people and women, involved in outdoor activities will be beneficial to the conservation of our natural resources.”
The 12-member council consists of a representatives from the DNR, governor’s office, five members appointed by the Natural Resources Board from sporting organizations that promote hunting, fishing and trapping, and four legislators.
Milroy will serve as the appointee of Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca, D-Kenosha.
“Rep. Milroy brings a wealth of knowledge to the council,” Barca said.