WI Land+Water Applauds Unanimous Adoption of NR 151 Revisions by the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Elliot Meyer Communications & Media Specialist (608) 441-2677 ex. 8 elliot@wisconsinlandwater.org WI Land+Water Applauds Unanimous Adoption of NR 151 Revisions by the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board MADISON –  Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board unanimously approved new rules today to increase groundwater protection across 15 counties in Eastern Wisconsin. In a collective effort to …

Patty Benedict – Portage County

Patty is a veteran of the Portage County Conservation Department, currently serving as the Administrative Associate II. Additionally, she is the secretary for the Professional Improvement Committee, a member of the Youth Education Committee and Envirothon Subcommittee, and coordinates the WI Land+Water annual raffle. If that’s not enough, Patty still finds time to participates in fun runs, including the Minneapolis YMCA Mini …

Waukesha County Schools, University and Parks Department Collaborate to Promote Environmental Education

Environmental education for children, high school students and adults has experienced a revitalization in Waukesha County recently. Three years ago, the county published two environmental education guides: one for schools and one for everyone else. These guides have been instrumental in making the community aware of all the environmental education resources the county has to offer, and students and teachers have …