Wisconsin’s land is extraordinary. We can hunt, hike, fish, paddle, explore rugged terrain, and witness jaw-dropping vistas. Local parks, bikepaths, beaches, and open space create more livable communities. The land is bountiful, with its rich soil and abundant wildlife. Our public lands are an economic engine, contributing to a $19 billion outdoor recreation industry. We must keep these places public, enhance and expand access to our open spaces, and properly manage our forests, wetlands, and soil.

“I remain awed by memories of woods, marsh, and a stream of my youth that formed my environmental ethic and bear witness to the hand of God.”

hunter. angler. voter.

Rollie Lee, Black River Falls

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