Contact: Representative Joel Kitchens (608) 266-5350
Madison – State Representative Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) released the following statement after receiving the 2018 Lake Michigan Champion of Conservation Policy Maker Award at the 5th annual Lake Michigan Day event in Manitowoc:
“I am honored to receive the 2018 Lake Michigan Champion of Conservation Policy Maker Award. This award is very special to me because I appreciate everything Lake Michigan does for our way of life. From ship building to commercial fishing and boating, Lake Michigan serves as a significant resource for Wisconsin residents, tourists, and our overall economy.
“As a state representative from Door County, I understand the importance of protecting our ground and surface water. By working together with fellow legislators and various stakeholders, we have made significant progress in protecting our water resources. Thank you to everyone that is committed to working together to preserving our water for future generations.”