Wisconsin DNR names new fisheries director

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has named an agency veteran as its new fisheries director.

Ron Bruch will take over for the retiring Mike Staggs on May 5. Bruch has worked for the DNR for 37 years and has served at every level of the fisheries management program, including stings as a field technician, sturgeon biologist, fisheries bureau section chief and statewide planning director.

As fisheries management director, he'll lead a staff of 226 people and help manage a $27 million budget.


The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from the viewers but we are not obligated to post comments we feel inappropriate or violate our guidelines. Here are some of the criteria you should follow when posting comments:

Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. Children and families visit this site. We will delete comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.

We will delete all comments using hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our web site.

Comments should not attack other readers personally.

We will delete comments we deem offensive, in bad taste, or out of bounds. We are not obligated to post comments that are rude or insensitive.

We do not edit user-submitted comments.

As a host WEAU 13 News welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However, we have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason WEAU 13 News reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 257381121 - weau.com/a?a=257381121
Gray Television, Inc.