Wisconsin’s Green Fire supports our conservation legacy by promoting science-based management of natural resources.

Wisconsin’s Green Fire is a Critical Voice for Science in Conservation

One of our newest members, Russ Feingold, shares his enthusiasm for Wisconsin’s Green Fire and his own work in conservation.  Wisconsin native and former U.S. Senator Feingold serves as an ambassador for the global Campaign for Nature, but his Midwest roots run deep as shown in this testimonial.
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A Message About Justice from Wisconsin's Green Fire

We believe we can speak for all of us at Wisconsin’s Green Fire in stating our shared outrage and sadness over the killing of George Floyd by law enforcement in Minneapolis. The monumental response by citizens in overwhelmingly peaceful protests all over the country and the world has brought into relief, once again, the long and deep patterns of violence, injustice, and inequities that are especially faced by African Americans, Native Americans, and people of color in America.

The legacies of injustice and racism have affected conservation work in ways many of us may never have realized, in part because we may never have seen the people and opportunities that have simply been missing.

As individuals, and as an organization, we’re all challenged today to ask: what do these historic events mean for us, and what do they demand from us?

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upcoming events

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August 26, 2020 11 am - 12:30 pm

Opportunities for Collaboration: A shared Vision for Wolves in Wisconsin


Join us for a lively discussion with our panelists on envisioning a future for wolves in Wisconsin.

Panelists: Adrian Wydeven, WGF Wildlife Co-Chair; Jodi Habush Sinykin, University of Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences; Peter David, Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission  

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September 9, 16, 23, 25, 26, 2020

Age, Race, Politics, and Conservation Addressing the Elephants in the Room: Our Virtual Annual Meeting Throughout September


Over the entire month of September, we will have a series of webinars to explore pressing issues for Wisconsin's Green Fire and the entire conservation community. The series will culminate with our keynote by Russ Feingold on Friday evening Sept. 25 and our on-line annual meeting Sept. 26. All of the sessions are open to everyone. Registration is now open.  

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Guides to Oil Pipeline Regulation in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Green Fire has partnered with Midwest Environmental Advocates to develop a series of guides to oil pipeline regulation in Wisconsin.

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