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|MADISON – Today, Governor Tony Evers announced the appointment of Fred Clark to the Natural Resources Board, replacing a seat formerly filled by Department of Natural Resources Secretary-designee Preston Cole.|
“As a lifelong conservationist and a highly respected former legislator who has spent his life dedicated to protecting Wisconsin’s natural resources, Fred will be an excellent addition to the Natural Resources Board,” Gov. Evers said. “Fred values the importance of science and brings the experience and expertise needed to connect the dots between protecting Wisconsin’s natural resources and economic development.”
Fred Clark is a forester and conservationist who is marking his 30th year working outdoors in Wisconsin. Fred is the part-time Executive Director of Wisconsin’s Green Fire, an organization dedicated to natural resources conservation. Previously Fred was the owner and principal of a forestry consulting, contracting, and custom logging business, Clark Forestry, Inc. based in Baraboo. Fred served three terms as a Representative to the Wisconsin State Assembly between 2009-2014. He was appointed by both Gov. Doyle and Gov. Walker to the Wisconsin Council on Forestry from 2004-2014.