Posts by WI Green Fire

On October 29, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced the delisting of gray wolves from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Species, which will mark the beginning of the next chapter of our long relationship with wolves in the Great Lakes region. As wolves have reached healthy …

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Ariel view of the Flambeau Mine in Lady Smith when it was in operation.

Wisconsin’s Green Fire, along with 9 other environmental groups, submitted comments to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), urging the Department to modify draft rules related to sulfide metallic mining. A 2017 bill passed by the state legislature made wholesale changes to mining laws and prompted the current agency rulemaking process. While the 2017 …

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The COVID-19 pandemic, the associated economic downturn, and a heightened awareness of racial and environmental justice have brought new challenges and new opportunities to conservation work in Wisconsin. Our panel of legislative and agency leaders discusses some of today’s biggest trends and what we can expect in 2021 and beyond. This insightful conservation helps us …

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