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WGF Newsletter:

Spring 2019

Winter 2019

Fall 2018

Summer 2018

Spring 2018

Winter 2017

Press Releases:

April 23, 2019: State Budget Could Help Farmers Protect Water Quality

February 22, 2019:  WGF partners with Fe University on Climate Change Short Course

February 7, 2019: WGF Hires First Exec. Director, Communications Staff 2019-02-07

December 19, 2018: Wisconsin’s Green Fire Applauds Selection of Preston Cole as DNR Secretary

December 13, 2018: Wisconsin’s Green Fire Announces Major Gift from Evjue Foundation

December 6, 2018: Legislation Will Hurt State Agency Performance and Increase Costs

December 3, 2018: Wisconsin’s Green Fire Statement on AB 1070

October 9, 2018: Op / Ed Ask Candidates Where They Stand on Using Science in Conservation

February 11, 2018: Amended wetland bill does not protect Wisconsin’s water and wildlife

December 19, 2017: Wetland protection is critical for Wisconsin’s wildlife and clean water

December 14, 2017: Proposed legislation limits Wisconsin DNR’s management of wolves

April 21, 2017: Scientists form new group to address threats to Wisconsin’s natural resources

Media Coverage:

December 4, 2018: “Business-backed law would put environmental regulations more firmly in Legislature’s hands”  (Wisconsin State Journal)

November 13, 2018: “A New Governor Could Mean Hope for Wisconsin’s Environment” (Curiosity Magazine)

August 31, 2018: Capital Times Paul Fanlund: On Wisconsin’s environment, the experts strike back

June 13, 2018: Toxic Levels of Copper Found in Creek Days After Frac Sand Mine Spill (WPR)

April 22, 2018: Retired DNR Experts Fight for Science (Up Front with Mike Gousha)

February 21, 2018: Controversial Wisconsin Wetlands Bill Heads to Governor Walker (WUWM)

December 26, 2017: Wisconsin’s Green Fire opposes latest wolf legislation (WXPR)

December 23, 2017: Conservationists make strong showing in opposition to bill that would eliminate wetland protection (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

November 29, 2017: What ‘impaired’ means in Wisconsin waters (WisCONTEXT)

October 2, 2017: Wisconsin’s Green Fire: WI Voices Reclaiming Conservation Leadership (WORT 8 O’clock Buzz)

September 7, 2017: Glen Moberg talks to Wisconsin’s Green Fire on Route 51 (Wisconsin Public Radio)

September 5, 2017: Volunteers look to inject more science into Wisconsin’s environmental policymaking (WisContext)

August 31, 2017: Knight Life: Former DNR employees form group to better protect the environment through science (Leader-Telegram)

August 31, 2017: Retired Conservationists Getting Back to Work for Environment (Wisconsin Public Radio)

August 28, 2017: Green Fire on The West Side with Rich Kremer (Wisconsin Public Radio)

August 17, 2017: Green Fire group to fill DNR voids (Green Bay Press-Gazette)

May 1, 2017: Scientists organize to tackle threats to state’s natural resources (Wisconsin Society for Ornithology)

April 25, 2017: Scientists form advocacy group “Wisconsin’s Green Fire” (The Political Environment)

April 24, 2017: After March for Science, Groups Look To Educate Public, Be Resource (Wisconsin Public Radio)

April 24, 2017: “Wisconsin’s Green Fire” group promotes natural resources (WQOW TV News 18)

April 21, 2017: Retired, active scientists form Wisconsin’s Green Fire responding to ‘threat’ to science from state government (News Watch 12)

April 21, 2017: Scientists form new natural resources group (Ashland Daily Press)