Wisconsin needs an updated energy policy. Wisconsin’s Green Fire presents a clear set of recommendations to help Wisconsin chart a path towards an energy system that is cleaner, more reliable, equitable, and increasingly decentralized with local generation and local ownership of power sources.Read More >
PFAS: Past, Present, and Future – Forever Chemicals in Wisconsin is a webinar that highlights the history, fate, and transport of these chemicals; the latest proposals in the Governor’s 2021 State Budget and action items outlined in the Wisconsin PFAS Action Plan; and key policy recommendations and opportunities for the near and long term.Read More >
In this video from UW-Madison, scientist Tom Brock talks about the importance of basic research and how he discovered life in unexpected places. His work in Yellowstone National Park identifying life in thermal pools lead to research that found DNR polymerase used to amplify DNA.
This video is from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 12, 2021.
President Joe Biden and his team are moving quickly to implement an historic conservation agenda with a strong focus on climate change, environmental justice, and land conservation. Collin O’Mara, President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, joins us for this special program to outline the Biden/Harris administration’s agenda, with a particular focus on what it means for Wisconsin and our region. Wisconsin conservationist Kathleen Falk moderates the conversation and fields questions from participants. This program is hosted jointly by Wisconsin’s Green Fire and the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation.Read More >
PFAS are causing human health and environmental concerns throughout the state. Wisconsin’s Green Fire presents a clear set of recommendations to address PFAS contamination and set Wisconsin on a path towards a cleaner and healthier environment for all.Read More >
On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 at 10 AM there was an in-person joint informational hearing with the Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage, Small Business and Rural Issues, and Assembly Committee on Sporting Heritage. This hearing was convened to discuss the process of reinstating the wolf harvesting season in 2021. Wisconsin’s Green Fire has been following this issue closely and has provided written testimony to the committees that reflect our recommendations recently published Opportunities Now paper on wolves.Read More >
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 …Read More >
In this video, former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold highlights Wisconsin’s Green Fire and our work supporting cutting-edge research to control and end chronic wasting disease threatening deer populations in Wisconsin and beyond.Read More >