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June 1, 2018
Through more than 60 presentations given by Huda Alkaff, Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative reached 1,750 people of at least 18 different faiths, spiritualities and philosophies in Wisconsin and beyond, with a focus on environmental justice c
May 24, 2018
On May 7, in the days before the beginning of the Islamic month of Ramadan, I spoke with Huda Alkaff, a trained ecologist and environmental educator.
May 24, 2018
During Ramadan the Islamic holy month of the Qur'an -the holy book for Muslims-, daily fasting -no food or water- from dawn till dusk, Wisconsin Green Muslims is organizing its 13th annual Green Ramadan campaign with daily acts of sustainable living.
Force for Positive Change Award
March 30, 2018
(March 22, 2018) -- MILWAUKEE, WIS. -- WasteCap Resource Solutions was presented with the prestigious Force for Positive Change Award for making a substantial social impact in Wisconsin.
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 ryan@conservationvoters.org
December 14, 2017
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Forward Courier
December 14, 2017
As we enter another cold Wisconsin winter, the difficulties of getting around in the cold and snow can cause even the best-laid dinner plans to go awry. Nights out on the town increasingly turn into evenings in on the couch as tempuraters dip below the freezing point.
December 14, 2017
On Saturday June 13th 2015, 40+ Reflo volunteers helped to build a 40,000 gallon Aquablox (R) cistern for the 30th Street Farm - a brownfield redevelopment transforming an environmentally impacted site in Milwaukee's 30th Street Corridor into a 1.25 acre urban farm incorporating large installment
GUEST HOUSE COMMUNITY PAVILION
December 14, 2017
On July 25th, Reflo worked with project partners to design and build Milwaukee's first community pavilion specially designed for water harvesting. This structure, built on a previously vacant lot, funnels rainwater into a 550-gallon collection system for use in the surrounding gardens.
Map
December 14, 2017
The Milwaukee Community Map is a free and amazing tool that uses the power of Google Earth to visualize stories never before experienced by general audiences in one place.
 Colorado Energy Freedom Tour volunteers
December 14, 2017
Article by Cathy Casper