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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.
January 14, 2018
Interfaith Earth Network (IEN) is seeking a new Program Director. Our parent organization is the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee (IFCGM).
January 10, 2018
A resolution passed by the Common Council on Nov. 28, which activists and aldermen have said will improve the city’s response to the lead poisoning crisis, would make Milwaukee a national leader in protecting people from lead exposure from drinking water, according to a national expert.
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

Renewing Hope Event - March 19, 2017 - Interfaith Earth Network

December 14, 2017
The Interfaith Earth Network marked its 10th anniversary with a free, dynamic open house titled "Renewing Hope" that drew more than 200 people to the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee's Riverside Park on the city's east side.
 Colorado Energy Freedom Tour volunteers
December 14, 2017
Article by Cathy Casper
Plaintiffs in the Juliana v. US case rally after their appearance before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on December 11.
December 14, 2017
Article by Tony Sirna SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Dec. 11, 2017 — Today the climate got its day in court as the Our Children’s Trust case was heard before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
José Aguto
December 14, 2017
Article by Flannery Winchester Each month, Citizens’ Climate Lobby hosts an online meeting featuring a guest speaker to educate listeners on topics related to climate change and our Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal. Check out recaps of past speakers here.
One stop on CCL’s 2017 Texas tour was a presentation at West Texas A&M University.
December 14, 2017
By Philip Finkelstein
December 12, 2017
December 8, 2017 (Chicago) – Advocates today set the record straight about the clear and present danger Asian carp pose to the Great Lakes ecosystem and regional economy.
December 12, 2017
This summer, a layer of green sludge coated the shores and surface of western Lake Erie, which provides drinking water for 11 million people.
December 12, 2017
Adopt-a-Beach volunteers (or Great Lakes superheroes, as we like to call them) clean beaches on all 5 Great Lakes and in all 8 Great Lakes states. And across that huge geography, there is one commonality: plastic.
December 12, 2017
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.
Alliance for the Great Lakes
December 5, 2017
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