The Great Lakes region is huge — home to nearly 40 million people. We need help connecting with all of those people and letting them know about issues facing the Great Lakes. So two years ago, the Alliance started a new kind of volunteer program: the Alliance Ambassadors.
Flint, Michigan has become a national symbol for drinking water crises and dereliction of water leadership. While the confluence of failures in Flint made the town’s water story exceptionally appalling, a number of the problems that contributed to the crisis are systemic across the G
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.
All Wisconsin Kindergarten-Grade 12 students are encouraged to participate in the 13th Interfaith Earth Month poster contest. Students are invited to create a poster that can represent Wisconsin Interfaith Earth Month.
Q&A with Huda Alkaff Q: How did you get involved in environmentalism and energy issues?
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.
Bringing Solar to Places of Worship Huda Alkaff is using the "group buy" model to inspire congregations to install panels through a program she's dubbed Faith & Solar.
Through more than 40 presentations given by Huda Alkaff, Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative - a partnership between Wisconsin Green Muslims and RENEW Wisconsin - reached over 1,000 people of at least 18 different faiths, spiritualities and ph
Spreading light Perry, a Milwaukee native who worked as a firefighter for 27 years, had long been interested in the idea of solar power for the center. But he embraced it in earnest at the encouragement of Huda Alkaff, who runs the Wisconsin Green Muslims organization.
1837: Clarke Square In the 1800s, Milwaukee didn’t have a plan for parks. Instead, little parcels were set aside across the city.
Native American leaders meeting in Milwaukee this week at the convention of the National Congress of American Indians are asking the Trump administration to do more to combat climate change.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is vowing to speed the cleanup of toxic Superfund sites, part of a shift away from climate change and toward what he calls the "basics" of clean air and water.
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Join our land management team in restoration activities along the Milwaukee River. Volunteers meet and work alongside other individuals passionate about the natural world and preserving its integrity.