The Nelson Environmental Institute 11th annual Earth Day Conference considered the Future of Food. Skip the Big Mac and pass the tofu, please.
We were pleased to write this page for The Dodgeville Chronicle Earth Day Issue! As Earth Day, April 22, 2017, approaches, it seems fitting that so many people are […]
Health is the capacity of the land for self renewal. Conservation is our effort to understand and serve this capacity.
Wisconsin’s SNAs are not like state parks. They are more like arks – preserving some of our state’s natural diversity from the rising tide of development that threatens to overwhelm the […]
Is 2017 the year to install solar energy panels? According to a recent Fortune Magazine article, solar power is becoming cheaper, and will beat the price of coal and natural […]
There’s not a lot to like about the stout, spiked branches of the aggressively invasive buckthorn tree, and now there is a new way to remove it.
Destructive Jumping worms are being spotted around the Madison area. They are easy to spread because they winter in the ground as tiny, round brown or black cocoons about the size of the head of a pin.
When extensive edges are created, such as when you install a power line corridor, you reduce habitat and diminish local diversity within the remaining patches of habitat.
EPLC’s staff of attorneys, policy advocates, finance advisors, communications experts and organizers take on issues concerning climate change, clean energy, clean air, clean water, transportation and special places of environmental interest. It is the last category that brought them to Southwest Wisconsin.
An estimated $150 billion a year changes hands in the complex, global forest products industry that logs 32 million acres of forest every year, often illegally, leaving a trail of devastation to ecosystems and local economies around the world. Much of that timber makes its way to the United States, currently the largest wood products market in the world.