|Financial Audit Division Report 09-02||Released January 15, 2009|
The Department of Natural Resources' internal controls were not adequate to ensure that it used dedicated Game and Fish Fund revenues in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Controls were generally adequate to ensure the department properly accounted for the sources of Game and Fish Fund revenues. The department's controls were not adequate for its cell phone, travel, and purchase card expenditures. For the items tested, the department did not comply with some finance-related legal requirements. The department did not resolve three of six prior audit findings.
||July 1, 2005, through April 30, 2008|
The Department of Natural Resources works to conserve and manage the state's natural resources, provide outdoor recreation opportunities, and provide for commercial uses of natural resources in a way that creates a sustainable quality of life. The Game and Fish Fund's receipts are dedicated to specific purposes related to this mission.