On May 20, 2019, "the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final notices of cancellation on the registration of 12 neonicotinoid pesticides....The decision to pull the pesticides from the market was required as part of a legal settlement in December 2018Read more
Although not directly conservation related, two of my favorite subjects are woman’s suffrage and dolls, so it is fitting today on the centennial celebration of Wisconsin’s ratification of the 19th Amendment to the federal Constitution, American Girl Doll‘s has created a doll just to commemorate the celebration. It can be seen this afternoon at the State capital and then will move onto the Wisconsin Historical Society until later this fall. She is wearing the parade tunic worn by Wisconsin suffrage supporters during the Republican National convention in Chicago, Illinois in 1916.
The work to grant all women full voting rights was carried out by many dedicated and passionate women of Wisconsin starting in the 1840s and culminating on June 10, 1919 when Wisconsin became …
Season 6 of Where Ecology Meets Economy titled Creating Landscapes for a Healthy Planet is scheduled for September 25, 2019 at Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners, Wisconsin and will feature two presentations by Entomologist Doug Tallamy followed by a Panel discussion to include WCHF Vice President Donna VanBuecken.Read more
Bill Berry, State Columnist for The Cap Times, published an article Remembering conservation champion and citizen activist Aroline Schmitt on April 29, 2019. Those of you who attended the 2019 WCHF Induction Ceremony would have heard the stories first hand, but Bill does a great job of encapsulating many of them in this article.Read more