IDNR funding improved

By Daily Journal staff
The Illinois Environmental Council reports the Illinois Fiscal 2019 budget has broken “a long trend of cuts and unspent appropriations” for natural resources, with an “especially heartening” 6.7 percent increase for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

A highlight is $37 million match for the federal Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, which provides money for “farmers to enter important acres into conservation.”

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