On October 5, the aptly named Gordy Forester retired from his position as an assistant regional wildlife supervisor at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Forester, who earned a degree in wildlife management from the University of Minnesota, had worked at the agency for three decades. For most of that time, Forester says, he found it rewarding. But over the last few years, he became increasingly irritated by what he perceived as the overt politicization of the agency. After the election of Tim Pawlenty as governor, Forester complains, the DNR workplace culture seemed to... More >>>