Jun 13, 2013
It’s interesting, but not surprising, to read that both Sen. Harsdorf and Rep. Severson are working hard to cut funding for Wisconsin’s Stewardship program.
Jun 11, 2013
Despite our reputation as a “purple” state closely split between Republicans and Democrats, the Nelson-Knowles Stewardship Program is one initiative that has had bipartisan support through the years. It was created in 1989 to preserve natural areas and wildlife habitat, among other goals, by using public money to protect pristine areas from development and preserving them for future generations.
Jun 10, 2013
In Wisconsin, continued investment in the Great Lakes and efforts to control aquatic invasive species is paramount to the preservation of our fresh water and the growth of our economy. Last weekend, governors and senior staff of the Great Lake states and the premiers of Quebec and Ontario met for the first time since 2005 to commit to strengthening the region’s economy and protecting the Great Lakes. This was a very important meeting for communities like Manitowoc and Sheboygan.
Jun 05, 2013
At a gathering at The Ridges’ Marshall Cabin, executive director Steve Leonard made the announcement and recognized a lead gift of $1 million from the late Chester Cook, a longstanding member of The Ridges.
Jun 05, 2013
Tia Nelson argues in this op-ed that the state takes in tenfold more in outdoor recreation revenue than it spends protecting the places that make Wisconsin a top destination for outdoor recreation. She also shares background and details on the program's exceptional bipartisan history.