Posts tagged "IDNR"

Illinois Gun Control Legislation in Progress

When I woke up this morning the last thing I really felt like thinking about was gun control. Being a gun owner, I had been dwelling on it enough ever since Sandy Hook. But because of recent developments in Springfield in trying to get gun control legislation passed (HB 815 and HB1263 if you care... Read more »

Swimming upstream faster than the current… (part 2)

More details and suggestions in the second email from Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director, Marc Miller. _______ Dear DNR constituent: In Part 1’s email, I discussed how the victory on the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Sustainability Bill demonstrated that the agency is swimming upstream faster than the current, and now I need to... Read more »

Swimming upstream faster than the current… (part 1)

Over the last couple of days, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller has sent out a couple of email that reads like a State of the Union address for the DNR and goes into some detail about the recently passed DNR Sustainability Bill. This link is in the following letter from Marc Miller,... Read more »
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A Walk in the Park a Source of Revenue for the IDNR – Repost

This is the third time I’m referencing this post. The first time I put it up was August of 2011. I normally wouldn’t do this, but over the weekend I came across a couple of blurbs in different outdoor magazines. Each one mentioned the elimination of site superintendents and the closing of some of Illinois’... Read more »

A Walk in the Park a Source of Revenue for the IDNR

My wife and I went for our usual walk around Silver Springs State Park on Sunday. Living only a 5 minute drive away, we find ourselves there 2 to 5 times a week. Sunday the parking lot on the east end was full, we got the last spot. What a change from our weekday walks... Read more »