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February 23, 2018
Friends of Milwaukee's Downtown Forest (FMDF) submitted an application for membership and fiscal sponsorship to the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium (MEC). At the MEC February Board meeting this application was accepted. FMDF is now able to receive funds that can be managed by MEC.
December 19, 2017
A river of manure courses through rural Fennimore. In Wisconsin, the water we drink is becoming increasingly poisonous.
December 19, 2017
Oppose AB 547 & SB 600: Dropping State Protections for Wetlands
December 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 CONTACT: Ryan Billingham, Communications Director, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, 608-208-1129 (office), 608-213-6972 (mobile/text), or ryan@conservationvoters.org
November 26, 2017
Three tools from sociocracy to use right away (plus magic phrases!)
November 26, 2017
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:
November 26, 2017
THE FIVE STAGES OF CHANGE
A historic photo of Clarke Square, an early Milwaukee park.
October 19, 2017
1837: Clarke Square In the 1800s, Milwaukee didn’t have a plan for parks. Instead, little parcels were set aside across the city.
Tribal Art
October 19, 2017
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. 
"Chat" mine Stateimpact Oklahoma
October 12, 2017
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.
October 9, 2017
SCOTT SIMON, HOST:
September 2, 2017
Representatives of The Nature Conservancy caution that people may see some out-of-the- ordinary things at Baxter’s Hollow, located between Sauk City and Baraboo, and Hemlock Draw, which sits about 30 minutes southwest of Baraboo near Leland.
August 23, 2017
Water is a high profile issue in just about any community in Wisconsin. It's likewise a growing challenge across the United States and around the world.
August 2, 2017
Chatter among Wisconsin’s business, media and political classes has sucked all the clean air out of the room in contemplating news that Taiwan-based electronics assembler Foxconn perhaps will build a gigantic factory in the state.
July 17, 2017
Get the full article at the link below. Well worth the read, great article! 
July 5, 2017
With his recent executive order, President Trump is trying to remove protections for millions of acres of our public lands and monuments.