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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
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.
December 12, 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 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.
Wisconsin Green Muslims
December 12, 2017
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