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On Earth Day 2021, ‘a complicated dance between hope and despair’ ...

On Thursday, the 51st anniversary of the first annual Earth Day on April 22, 1970, Tia Nelson will be speaking to a classroom full...

Wisconsin’s climate future weighs heavy on the minds of elected officials...

Earth Day serves as a reminder of our collective responsibility to care for the environment. And this year, policies that address climate change continue...

Earth Week legislation would end registration surcharge on hybrids, electric vehicles

Two lawmakers have proposed legislation to drop Wisconsin’s registration surcharges for hybrid and electric vehicles, replacing them with a new surcharge for vehicles weighing...

Iowa faces ‘catastrophe’ as Raccoon River ranks among nation’s most endangered

Des Moines Water Works will face a “catastrophe” unless Iowa finds a way to reduce farm pollution in the Raccoon River, which last week...

Young, beginning farmers work to bring small farming back to Wisconsin...

Nick Westby dropped out of UW-Oshkosh because he knew what he wanted to do and it didn’t require a college degree in athletic training....

Supreme Court will determine DNR’s authority to protect drinking water

This week, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a nearly decade-long environmental protection case. The Court’s decision will likely have an impact on...

Biden’s budget aims to fight climate change, promote conservation, aid Native...

President Joe Biden’s first budget request laid out on Friday reflects the administration’s commitments to advancing conservation and combating climate change, proposing new money...

Biden taps expert in Native American law as top lawyer at...

President Joe Biden nominated Native American law expert Robert Anderson, an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, to...

Joint Finance Committee grilling of DNR shows split in priorities Secretary...

Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretary Preston Cole came before the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee on Wednesday to discuss the department’s budget, more than...

Wildfire state of emergency declared in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers has declared a state of emergency, as all of Wisconsin is currently at a high wildfire risk. A combination of unseasonable...
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