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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.
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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.

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
Article by Jim Camillo, Assembly Magazine