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Join this satellite march in solidarity with the March for Science in Washington DC. We'll start at the Chequamegon Food Co-op parking lot and march down Main St. in Ashland, ending at the Band Shell, across Hwy 2. (The co-op asks that we park on the street.)
In honor of Earth Day and the importance of science, the Bay Area Film Society and Chequamegon Chapter of Citizen's Climate Lobby are sponsoring a free screening of "Merchants of Doubt" at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center on April 21 at 7:30pm. This film discusses the role propagandists have played in casting doubt on the validity of climate change science, and other issues affecting the environment and public health.
State Senator Janet Bewley (D-Mason) and State Representative Beth Meyers (D-Bayfield) will hold a listening session on April 21, 2017 on Governor Walker’s proposed 2017-2019 state budget. The session will be held at the Northern Great Lakes Visitors Center in Ashland from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
DNR holds its annual Spring Conservation Congress at 7 p.m., Monday, 10 April 2017. Please attend or vote absentee on important natural resources issues.
Ashland High School, Auditorium, 1900 Beaser Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806
Bayfield County Courthouse, Upstairs Board Room, 117 E. 5th Street, Washburn, WI 54891
Please join us for a Sierra Club Lake Superior Meet and Greet at the Blue Wave Restaurant in Ashland on March 31st at 6 PM.
The Chequamegon Bay Arts Council - CBAC Spring Show, in collaboration with Farms Not Factories is open and runs through March 30th at the Washburn Cultural Center. The Cultural Center is open Wednesday through Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM.
Please join us for the closing reception and awards ceremony March 30 at 5 PM.
March 29th is another great opportunity to connect with your state legislators to share your concerns on numerous water and conservation issues. Criste Greening and Mary Dougherty are hosting a break-out session about CAFOs, the issues with excess manure and information about local ordinances that have been passed around the state to protect local communities.
The Chequamegon Democrats are hosting a CAFO Panel Discussion on Tuesday March 28th at 7 PM.
Dynamic political change requires an equally dynamic and engaged citizenry but the question of where to begin is a big one. A non-partisan citizens' organizing cooperative is a great place to start as we work towards a vibrant Northern Wisconsin community.
What better day to hit our elected officials with hundreds of phone calls regarding water concerns right here in Wisconsin than on World Water Day!
Come to Madison on October 22, 10 am – 12 pm, and help us raise a stink on the doorstep of where this mess started — at the Capital in 2006 when Governor Doyle passed the Livestock Siting Law and local communities were placed in the cross-hairs of factory farming.
The Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Speaker Series kicks off with plucky farmer and writer Lucie B. Amundsen for this talk on ag policy, local foods, and the of difficulties starting a mid-size chicken farm.
Please join us on September 22nd from 5 - 7 PM for a picnic and an update from Farms Not Factories at Memorial Park in Washburn!
On September 10 -11th 2016, the Socially Responsible Agricultural Project, Midwest Environmental Advocates, Kewaunee CARES and Farms Not Factories will be hosting farmers and rural residents from across the country who are on the front-lines of factory farm expansion for the 2016 Factory Farm Summit: Demanding Accountability in Animal Agriculture.