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Discussions, news, and events about the environment in Wisconsin.


Thursday, May 24 2018

Frac Sand Sentinel June 6, 2017

Dear FRAC SAND SENTINEL READERS, From as early as breakfast time to as late as your midnight snack, food is an integral part of our lives. As much as clean air and water are necessary for healthy lives, safe and clean food is just as important. But what happens if the farms where our food is grown are near shale production activity?

Media Release: Great Lakes Conservation Groups Launch Video Series on Impact of Asian Carp

What Would Be Lost If Asian Carp Invade The Great Lakes? Ep. 1

National Wildlife Federation | Prairie Rivers Network | Michigan United Conservation Clubs


Media Release

Contact: Drew YoungeDyke, National Wildlife Federation, , 734-887-7119

Great Lakes Conservation Groups Launch Video Series on Impact of Asian Carp Short films ask “What Will Be Lost if Asian Carp Invade the Great Lakes?”

Grant and new Community Partner


I am happy to announce that Wis.Community has received a grant from the Save The Hills Alliance to develop the Environment section of the site and do more environmental work. We thank STHA for their interest and trust.  There will be more about this as this new partnership progresses.  

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout - High Capacity Well Proposal Makes Water Problems Worse

BySenator Kathleen Vinehout What if you woke up one morning turned on the faucet to wash your face and saw brown water coming out of your tap? Stacy Sylla of rural Lincoln Township in Trempealeau County texted me just such a photo of water the color of sludge. She has gone through three washing machines, dug fistfuls of sand out of the tank of her toilet, and bought an expensive water-filtering device.