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Trump budget would undo gains from conservation programs on farms and ranches

Citizen Lobbyists Head to Madison for Clean Water

Lobbyists with Senator Jeff Smith

Clean Water Legislation has been a major issue in the capitol this year. One effective model for people concerned with issues in our legislature is citizen lobbying. On Jan. 30 I took a trip with the citizen lobbyists from the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters as they lobbied their legislators for better clean water laws. 

WLCV - A fresh look and name for a new day in conservation for Wisconsin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019CONTACT: Ryan Billingham, Communications Director, Wisconsin Conservation Voters, 608-208-1129 (office), 608-213-6972 (mobile/text), or

WISCONSIN 2018 MIDTERM ELECTION CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE

Wisconsin Backcountry Hunters & Anglers has created an on-line vote guide for people concerned about conservation and hunting. The organization sent a voter questionnaire to most of the up-ballot candidates for office. This guide concerns policy that will be pursued by the candidates in regard to hunting, fishing, the DNR, and other conservation issues.

Protecting Our Great Lakes

Senator Vinehout

Our Great Lakes hold twenty-one percent of all the world’s fresh surface water. Wisconsin has over 1,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline. More than half our population lies within its watershed. The Lakes provide us with many opportunities for recreation, commerce, transportation, and immeasurable occasions to enjoy their immense beauty.

Trump budget would undo gains from conservation programs on farms and ranches

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Texas farmer Taylor Wilcox received USDA funding to flood his fallow rice fields, creating habitat for black-necked stilts and other birds.
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