Looking back over 2022, we at Wisconsin’s Green Fire have so many reasons to be grateful. After five years of advocating for science-based management of Wisconsin’s natural resources, we have grown to an organization with over 650 members that is recognized as a leading voice for conservation in the state.
We want to celebrate the reasons …Read More >
In September, representatives from WGF and the Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society (WCTWS) co-facilitated a session at the Great Lakes Regional Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS) conference in Hayward, WI called “Building cross-cultural partnerships for conservation.” The session was attended by 16 conference participants, representing state …Read More >
As deer hunting season begins in Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s Green Fire is working to help slow the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). CWD is the biggest threat to Wisconsin’s deer herds and cherished deer hunting heritage, spreading to 45 counties. One way to slow this spread is providing designated deer dumpsters where hunters can safely …Read More >
On October 19th, Wisconsin’s Green Fire hosted a webinar on our recent Opportunities Now report, Imbalance of Power: How Wisconsin is Failing Citizens in Conserving Natural Resources and Protecting our Environment. The paper addresses the collective effects of state legislative actions, court rulings, and political practices that have undermined democratic processes and profoundly changed …Read More >
By Bob Gurda, WGF Treasurer
Can both WGF and I benefit if I donate from my IRA?
Yes, yes, yes! And there is an easy method. More and more WGF members are catching on to this opportunity, so consider joining the party!
Wisconsin’s Green Fire is releasing the newest in our series of Opportunities Now policy assessments titled, Imbalance of Power – How Wisconsin is Failing Citizens in Conserving Natural Resources and Protecting our Environment.Read More >
The following is a column written by Fred Clark, WGF’s Executive Director, and Don Behm, journalist and member of WGF’s Board of Directors, on the recent Inflation Reduction Act and its impact on Wisconsin’s response to climate change.Read More >
On May 12, 2022, Wisconsin’s Green Fire hosted a webinar with WGF Energy Work Group member Keith Reopelle, moderated by Energy Work Group co-chair Gary Radloff. In this 75-minute webinar, Keith discussed Wisconsin’s first clean energy plan (CEP). The CEP, released on April 20, 2022, puts Wisconsin on the path to 100 …Read More >
America’s hunters, anglers, and other outdoorspeople have a keen eye; they know the best spot to cast a fly in the rapids, prime habitat for grouse, and the right place to catch a gorgeous sunset or spot a morel mushroom. This keen eye also makes them acutely aware of changes in the natural landscape around …Read More >
On February 10, 2022, a Federal Judge ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s November 2020 rule that de-listed wolves from protection under the Endangered Species Act was “vacated and remanded.”Read More >