Conservation News

Aug 08, 2017

Wisconsin Dairy Uses Conservation Practices to Save Soil, Boost Profits

As one of the largest producers of dairy products in the nation, it's imperative that Wisconsin farmers prioritize conservation in their land management practices. Kudos to the Keller family for receiving the 2017 Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability Award from the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and for establishing themselves as conservation leaders in our state!

» Full Article at Dairy Herd Management

Aug 08, 2017

The Last Best Empty Place in America

“We need wilderness to protect us from ourselves.... The enemy of this last best place is us. We are also its savior." -- Rick Bass

» Full Article at The New York Times

Aug 08, 2017

Teams Test Smartphone App Designed To Get People Interested In Milwaukee’s Water Resources

“You go around the city and different content pops up when you explore different sites...you’re not only exploring the area and revealing green infrastructure, water history that’s relevant to a place, but giving you game credit to keep going and explore more.” Water Story MKE is helping Milwaukee residents better understand local water resources, such as the River Revitalization Foundation.

» Full Article at WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio

Aug 08, 2017

See the Stunning Waterfalls Created by Historic Floods

An unexpected beauty amidst the havoc of floodwaters in southwestern Wisconsin.

» Full Article at National Geographic

Aug 08, 2017

Apostle Islands trail cam offers up-close look at wildlife

It's easy to spot the thousands of guests who visit the Apostle Islands each year, but this camera offers a glimpse of the creatures who call these islands home.

» Full Article at MLive

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