Christi Clancy teaches English at Beloit College. Her essays and fiction have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Magazine, Glimmer Train Stories, and Hobart. She’s a contributor to WUWM’s Lake Effect and WPR’s Wisconsin Life programs. She’s an active supporter of the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee.
I am a conservation voter because it’s hard for me to imagine that anyone who says they love Wisconsin would ever compromise the quality of our air, water, and soil. Sadly, nonrenewable resources in our state are frequently under attack, so my conservation vote matters more now than ever. Wisconsin Conservation Voters provides me with an opportunity to empower voters with information and show politicians that their conservation votes matter, too.