WI Green Fire

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WGF and Partners Submit Letter to CEQ on Enbridge Line 5 Environmental Impact Review

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The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) works to ensure consistent application of federal administration environmental policies and priorities across federal agencies. In its hiring announcement for the current chair of the CEQ, Brenda Mallory, the Biden Administration cited climate change and environmental justice (EJ) as two top priorities for the …

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Highlights from WGF’s 2021 Annual Meeting

On September 23rd, 2021 WGF members, staff, and board members met virtually for WGF’s annual meeting, “Wisconsin Conservation: Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s Leaders”. The meeting focused on the state of our conservation tradition, with a special focus on the students and young professionals joining today’s conservation movement.

Along with the keynote address from Christine Thomas, former …

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Introducing WGF’s Student and Young Professional Work Group

The Student and Young Professional (SYP) Work Group is the newest of Wisconsin’s Green Fire’s work groups with a slightly different purpose than WGF’s other work groups. Instead of being centered around an issue or topic, this work group is centered around a specific audience – emerging conservation professionals.

Just as wildlife management, climate change action, …

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WGF and Partners Lead Climate Readiness Assessment

Throughout 2021, Wisconsin’s Green Fire (WGF) has led the development of a first of its kind effort to conduct a rapid, comprehensive assessment bringing together climate readiness and conservation-based economic opportunities in a rural Western Wisconsin county.  While state and federal governments play an essential role in developing climate policy and leading climate …

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