Group Sets Sights On Revitalizing Larger Swath of...02/26/15
The Menomonee Valley's astounding renaissance is considered a national model of urban revitalization. Now the Valley is pushing into phase two of its...
The Couture: Why All The Ruckus Over Proposed Site Along Milwaukee...
Milwaukee County leaders are eager to sell the Downtown Transit Center site to the developer of The Couture high-rise project. A parks advocacy group...
Opposition Flares Around Supersize Pig Farm Proposed in Northern...
Wisconsin has plenty of cow CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations), but an Iowa-based company wants to start the first huge hog operation in...
Wisconsin Congressman Wants to Permanently Remove Gray Wolves from...
Wisconsin’s divisive wolf story is taking on a new twist. A Congressman from Wisconsin is spearheading legislation to permanently delist wolves in the...
Sue Black Takes On Arizona Parks
Wednesday, the former head of Milwaukee County’s park system starts a new job as executive director of Arizona State Parks.
Proposed Stewardship Fund Freeze Sends Chill Through Wisconsin Land...
Land trust supporters sounded the alarm as Gov. Walker released his budget. It calls for a moratorium on the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program.
Environmentalists "Stunned" By Gov. Walker's Budget
Walker's budget would freeze the state’s stewardship program designed to conserve land and unique habitats; and would cut back the DNR's science staff.
UW Scientist: We Need to Stay Within Certain Boundaries to Maintain...
Dr. Stephen Carpenter, of UW-Madison, is one of 18 international authors sharing the message that humans are impacting the world's ecosystems and...
State Legislators Explore What EPA Carbon Emission Rule Could Mean to...
Next summer, the EPA is expected to roll out the final plan directing states to cut emissions from coal burning power plants. It is part of President...
Wisconsin Pipeline Slated to Surpass Keystone XL's Proposed Capacity
As debate over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline continues, a much bigger project is underway in Wisconsin.
A Sign of Commercial Revitalization in Walnut Way Neighborhood
A vacant lot at 16th & North Ave overflowed with people Thursday for a symbolic ground breaking signaling birth of The Innovations and Wellness...
Greenfield 3rd Grader Competes in National Tree Contest
Edgewood Elementary student Annabelle Tornio came up with 10 reasons why “trees rock”, got her mom to set it to video. Before she knew it, Annabelle...
Changes to Decade-Old Conservation Program Could Hurt Small Farmers
The Conservation Stewardship Program has helped offset costs for farmers, who use conservation practices, since 2002. The passage of the 2014 Farm Bill...
West African Brings Her Native Food to Milwaukee
A scholarship brought Cameroon native Yollande Tchouapi Deacon here in 2001. Her business, Afro Fusion Cuisine, grew out of her desire to recreated the...
A Year in the Menomonee Valley - Through a Camera Lens
Fine art photographer Eddee Daniel spent 2014 as the Menomonee Valley's inaugural artist in residence.
Respected Writer and Naturalist on the Wisconsin River Remembered
Jean Clausen spent many years living on the Wisconsin River and working to protect habitat, especially for bald eagles.
New Book From Milwaukee's SHARP Literacy Connects Kids With Urban...
A new book, called There Grows the Neighborhood, promotes children's literacy while championing Milwaukee's urban agriculture initiatives.
How Squirrels, Birds & Other Wildlife Adjust to Wisconsin's Frigid Temps
With temperatures plummeting below zero, we seem to see fewer squirrels and birds out and about. So, we wanted to find out how wildlife copes with the...
Where Environment and Art Intersect
The 2013 Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship for Individual Artists awardees include Ray Chi and Sheila Held.
4 Reasons To Go Outdoors During Wisconsin's Arctic Weather
Don't let the frigid temperatures freeze your outdoor plans.
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