WCHF Board representative and Professor Emeritus in Conservation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Stanley A Temple will be the keynote speaker at Prairie Fest on Saturday, August 3, 2019 held at the Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. His presentation entitled “Monarch Butterflies, Private Land and Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic will be at 12:30PM. He will speak about management practices on privately owned land which have helped to reverse the drastic decline in the Monarch population over the last ten years.
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
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