In late October, the Alliance had the honor of hosting, recognizing, and celebrating our Chicago-land volunteers for all they do to give back to the Great Lakes. Alliance volunteers cleanup beaches, connect with their community, and protect the lakes — and they’ve been working hard all year.
The Great Lakes face a slew of threats right now. But the next generation of Great Lakes leaders is ready to lead the charge to protect them and the 40 million people who rely on them.
Three tools from sociocracy to use right away (plus magic phrases!)
The foundations of permaculture are the ethics (centre) care for earth, care for people, fair share for all; which guide the use of the 12 design principles: Individual focus:
THE FIVE STAGES OF CHANGE
Students living in off-campus housing may be subject to service lines made of lead, which could potentially contaminate water used to drink, cook and bathe.
Milwaukee has a serious problem with lead in our drinking water. Across the city, some 70,000 service lines are made of lead, contaminating the water we use to drink, cook and bathe.
Dan Egan is a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, acclaimed for his coverage of the Great Lakes.
Get the full article at the link below. Well worth the read, great article!
With his recent executive order, President Trump is trying to remove protections for millions of acres of our public lands and monuments.
The Wisconsin State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 226 yesterday – a big step towards passing this bill into law.
Honoring the Water Congregation of the Great Spirit Water Ceremony - Milwaukee Water Commons
A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of the 47-acre former Milwaukee Solvay Coke Co. site, 311 E. Greenfield. The site is primarily south of E. Greenfield Ave., along the Kinnickinnic River and roughly two blocks east of 1st St.
Wisconsin should increase the amount of renewable energy in our state to reduce air and water quality pollution from burning fossil fuels. Currently the state is meeting its ten percent renewable energy goal that was established in 2005. Wisconsin was one of the lowest percentage targe
All water is connected. When groundwater is depleted, all water users—businesses, municipalities, farmers, fishermen, boaters, waterfront property owners, and more—pay the price. SB 76 would limit the ability of the DNR to address groundwater overpumping in critical areas by granting “
Wisconsin currently honors the sacrifice of our resident disabled veterans by offering reduced rates for fishing and hunting licenses. In addition, Wisconsin exempts anyone in active service with the U.S.
|07.12.2017||Wisconsin League of Conservative Voters Volunteer||Volunteer||Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters|
|10.11.2017||Steering Circle Invitation||Volunteer||Friends of Milwaukee's Downtown Forest|
|10.17.2017||Volunteer with Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters||Volunteer||Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters|
|10.19.2017||Get Involved with Milwaukee Area Science Advocates||Volunteer||Milwaukee Area Science Advocates|
|10.19.2017||Volunteer with Milwaukee Riverkeeper||Volunteer||Milwaukee Riverkeeper|
|10.19.2017||Get Involved with Milwaukee Water Commons||Volunteer||Milwaukee Water Commons|
|10.19.2017||Get Involved with Alliance for the Great Lakes||Volunteer||Alliance for the Great Lakes|
|10.24.2017||Get Involved with Gaia Coalition Network||Volunteer||Gaia Coalition Network|
|10.30.2017||Writer||Volunteer||Milwaukee Area Science Advocates|
|12.14.2017||Get Involved with Milwaukee Transit Riders Union||Volunteer||Milwaukee Transit Riders Union|