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 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.
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.
Conservation voters congratulate Evers, Barnes on historic victory
Wisconsin Conservation Voters congratulates Tony Evers and Mandela Barnes on their election victory.
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.
Local groups (once again) stand up to mining threats
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.
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.
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.