Gov. Tony Evers an­nounced the appointment of Fred Clark to the Natural Resources Board, replacing a seat formerly filled by new Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary-designee Preston Cole.

Clark is a forester and conservationist who is marking his 30th year working outdoors in Wisconsin. He is the part-time executive director of Wisconsin’s Green Fire, an organization dedicated to natural resources conservation. Previously, Clark was the owner and principal of a forestry consulting, contracting, and custom logging business, Clark Forestry Inc., based in Baraboo.