Forbes Springs, Joshua Mayer
Protecting drinking water
Imagine waking up to make coffee, turning on your faucet and watching as brown, foul-smelling liquid comes pouring into your sink, onto your hands, and into your child’s water cup. It’s like something from a horror movie. It’s real and it’s happening now.LEARN MORE
“I care about the outdoors, but I know the rubber hits the road in the State Capitol.”
camper. paddler. voter.
Ned Gatzke, Sparta
Why are YU a Conservation Voter?
What compels you to take action on behalf of Wisconsin's natural resources? Is it a lakeside cottage up north? Is it a secret trout stream in the Driftless? Is it as simple as a clean glass of drinking water or as challenging as working toward a clean energy economy? Tell us why you vote for Wisconsin’s air, land, water, and public health.
Conservation Lobby Day
It's back! On Conservation Lobby Day, conservation voters like you gather from every corner of the state to share their natural resource values – and expectations – with their legislators. Lobby day is on March 27th at 10 a.m. (registration starts at 9 a.m.).
Conservation voters applaud plans to join U.S. Climate Alliance
Gov. Tony Evers’ announcement today that he will join the U.S. Climate Alliance is a major step toward combating climate change in Wisconsin.
Conservation voters encouraged by first look at water quality budget items
Wisconsin Conservation Voters is encouraged by Gov. Tony Evers’ call for an additional $70 million in bonding to address the growing drinking water crisis in the state.
Join the Year of Clean Drinking Water
Gov. Tony Evers declared 2019 the “Year of Clean Drinking Water." Join the movement today by pledging to support The Year of Clean Drinking Water.
Taking the lead on clean energy
If you're a candidate running for local office, you have the opportunity to lead Wisconsin to a 100 percent clean energy future. Will you commit to making your community reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2050?
A fresh look and name for a new day in conservation for Wisconsin
It’s a fresh start for Wisconsin’s environment and a fresh start for one of its leading conservation organizations. Today, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters is Wisconsin Conservation Voters.
Combating climate change
Human-driven climate change is scientific fact and Wisconsin is already suffering because of it. Wisconsinites deserve pollution-free communities. Wisconsin Conservation Voters is dedicated to moving our country toward 100 percent clean energy by 2050.
Conservation voters commend Gov. Evers for declaring 2019 the 'Year of Clean Drinking Water'
In his first major policy speech – tonight’s State of the State Address – Gov. Tony Evers declared 2019 the “Year of Clean Drinking Water.” Executive Director Kerry Schumann issued this statement.
Safeguarding public lands
Wisconsin is defined by its land – beautiful inland lakes, meandering rivers, rolling hills, thick forests, colorful prairies, and rocky Great Lakes shorelines. Access to these lands is critical to our mental and physical health, and our outdoor heritage.