Eye on Wisconsin

Across the state, organizations, communities, and individuals are working for a brighter, cleaner, more equitable Wisconsin. Communicating viewpoints, sharing ideas, opportunities for action, and working collaboratively is central to moving Wisconsin forward.

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign: Dairy Business Association is an Influence Peddler of the Month

The Dairy Business Association (DBA), which was created in 1999 and is based in Green Bay, is run by agri-business and large dairy interests that support looser agriculture and environmental regulations and enforcement.


Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism's Failure at the Faucet project

In an award-winning project called Failure at the Faucet the center shined an unprecedented spotlight on the drinking water crisis in Wisconsin. Their reporting covers the gamut of drinking water threats in Wisconsin including manure, chemicals, and lead.


Our Lands, Our Vote

Our national public lands are under attack like never before. Wisconsin Conservation Voters is working with organizations across the country to protect our national monuments and parks.


Find a land trust near you!

Want to find a land trust near you? Check out this list on the Gathering Waters website.


Land and Water Conservation Fund still waiting for reauthorization

The House of Representatives, under Speaker Paul Ryan, failed to permanently reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) before its Sept. 30, 2018 deadline. There's bipartisan legislation waiting for a vote. Watch a video on LWCF.


Dane County's innovative renewable energy policies and programs cut carbon – and costs

Local communities like Dane County and Eau Claire are dedicated to renewable energy through policy, practice, and innovation.


As climate change drives flooding, Wisconsin tribes face hard choices

NPR examines how climate change has affected the northern community of Odanah, home to thousands of members of the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa.


Local groups (once again) stand up to mining threats

By: Allison Werner

Local groups came together to protect the Willow River from metallic sulfide mining. Wisconsin Conservation Voters worked with our friends at River Alliance of Wisconsin to support the efforts. Read their story of the fight to protect the Willow.