Stories tagged: "environment"


The Best Of: Wisconsin Travel in 2022

2022 marked the return of both in- and out-of-state travelers: some, eager to get out and explore for the first time in a few years! 

Presents with Purpose: Your Guide to Wisconsin-Made Gifts That Give Back

The average American spends $650 on holiday gifts each year. Here are some you can feel good about giving.

President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Poll: Nearly 2 Out of 3 Wisconsin Voters Support Climate Action in Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act

Closing tax loopholes to produce more renewable energy and put fewer pollutants in the atmosphere enjoys support from 68% of independents and 41% of Republicans.

Topminnow Pond
DNR Retirees and ‘Citizen Scientists’ Help Wisconsin Species to Survive and Thrive

Opportunities abound for help monitoring everything from birds and bees to turtles and toads. There’s also a new lake that someone will get to name.

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Evers Leverages Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Boost Tourism Jobs, State Economy

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers joined a bipartisan coalition of midwestern governors in announcing a new initiative aimed at boosting tourism that leverages funds made available through the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Joe Biden this year. The ‘Lake Michigan EV Circuit Tour’ will consist of more than 1,000 miles of drivable Lake Michigan...

Bad River Flood Aerial
The People Most Harmed by Climate Change Are Often Ignored. Biden and Evers Are Changing That.

The state and federal governments are each creating an Office of Environmental Justice to give voice to those who don’t have a seat at the table when plans are made that affect their environment.

Image courtesy of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation
New Deal Ensures Conservation of Northwoods and Future of Birkie Ski Race

Telemark Forest Preserve will continue to serve as a race backdrop and provide “low-impact” recreation opportunities while protecting the Namekagon watershed and nearby habitat.