tag: advocacy

June 19th, 2017
In late May, I sat down with Erick Shambarger, the Director of Environmental Sustainability for the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO), to discuss the City’s ongoing effort to make MKE a world class Eco City.
June 14th, 2017
Wisconsin Green Muslims is co-leading the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative, an interfaith peer-learning solar program that demonstrates how solar energy can bring people of faith together to care for Earth -our common home- and save money to reinvest in their missions.  
June 14th, 2017
“I am co-leading the ‘Faith, Environmental Justice and Solar’ initiative in Wisconsin, which is an interfaith peer learning solar program that brings people of faith together to care for Earth –our common home- and save money to reinvest in their missions.
Mayors in Support of Paris
June 5th, 2017
(at the bottom of the article is a link where you can sign in support) Thursday, June 1st 2017 The President’s denial of global warming is getting a cold reception from America’s cities.
bridge
May 30th, 2017
While not as flashy as solar or wind technology, energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective and powerful tools for helping cities mitigate and adapt to climate change. The cheapest and cleanest power? The kind you don’t need to produce in the first place.
Milwaukee
May 30th, 2017
The city of Milwaukee is already known as the Fresh Coast and aspires to lap up attention as a freshwater hub. Now it’s looking for a new name to cement its reputation as an area open to innovation and attractive to millennials.
May 22nd, 2017
The GWM Green Team is a service-learning program that engages 14 to 17 year olds living in GWM's target communities. The program's dual goals are to prepare youth for a lifetime of environmental leadership and to develop community capacity to improve the physical environment.
groundwork volunteers
May 22nd, 2017
The mission of Groundwork Milwaukee is to bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment by developing community-based partnerships that empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, economic and social well-being.
May 22nd, 2017
Dinner and Dancing in the Kettle Moraine. Hosted by Jim and Karen Hyde in Geneese/ Ottowa at 4pm. All tickets include two drink tickets. 
May 22nd, 2017
Volunteer to help the Waukesha Conservatory! Service hours for college students, land preservation, and other help is needed! Location:1433 Westwood Dr, WI 53186
riveredge Nature center
May 19th, 2017
Riveredge Nature Center is here thanks to the hard work of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of volunteers. They are involved in all aspects of the activities  and are critical to the achievement of our mission. We understand that no two volunteers are alike.
May 19th, 2017
Most activities and events at Riveredge are planned and staffed by volunteers. They start with a planning committee that designs the event and the activities that will be included. From there volunteers are recruited to make it happen.
Office Help
May 19th, 2017
Help assist office personnel and/or teaching staff by: Prepare newsletter and other materials for mailing. Prepare educational materials.  Enter data on computers, type, photocopy, and file.   Helpful Skills:   Organized
Desk Receptionist
May 19th, 2017
Our desk volunteers present a helpful and friendly image to visitors while monitoring receptionist and octagon area. Training is happily provided. Responsibilities Cash Handling Answer Phone Greet Guests Various Office Duties Some Computer Work
Water
May 19th, 2017
Over the years a multitude of citizen-based water quality monitoring programs have existed in Wisconsin. Unfortunately data collected by those programs has not been very useful or reliable because the monitoring protocols have varied so widely.