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Tyson Foods’ expansion in west Tennessee is pitting longtime farmers against...

BEECH BLUFF, TN — Larry Blankenship and his wife, Monica, lived in a trailer on his father’s farm for more than 30 years while...

Executive order aims to plant 75 million new Wisconsin trees

Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order on April 22, coinciding with Earth Day, committing to work with public, private and non-governmental partners to...

New populations of rare plants discovered during DNR survey

Volunteers working with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have discovered new populations of some of the Badger State’s rarest plants, including orchids and...

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...
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