tag: water

March 9th, 2018
WATER IS LIFE: CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN A GREAT LAKES COMMONS Last fall about 200 people met in Flint Michigan to learn about water injustices in Ontario and Michigan and to also organize for change.  
January 22nd, 2018
Position: Communications & Administrative Manager Start Date: March 1, 2018 Reports to: Co-Executive Directors FTE 1.0
December 19th, 2017
A river of manure courses through rural Fennimore. In Wisconsin, the water we drink is becoming increasingly poisonous.
December 19th, 2017
Oppose AB 547 & SB 600: Dropping State Protections for Wetlands
December 19th, 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 14th, 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 14th, 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.
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December 14th, 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.
December 14th, 2017
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December 12th, 2017
Travel to six sites across the city to earn points, explore secret areas, and unlock themed treks. On your journey, hear the real stories of Milwaukee's water citizens. Discover history and green infrastructure hidden in plain sight.
December 12th, 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 12th, 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 12th, 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 5th, 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
December 5th, 2017
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.
December 5th, 2017
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.