Leafing Out: A Webinar Series to Inspire Care for Trees Follow our monthly webinars to learn fun and useful facts about the trees in your yard and in your community! Experts in urban forestry and beyond will share their stories and expertise on what to plant, what bird and wildlife your trees are attracting, and […]Read more about "Leafing Out: A Webinar Series to Inspire Care for Trees – Watch Recordings Now"
We’re excited to share the new family version of our winter “play” book series! Together, with the Healthy Kids Collaborative, we created the Cabin Fever Survival Guide. The Survival Guide features activities related to physical and emotional wellness to help individuals and families grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Print off our fridge handout or […]Read more about "Cabin Fever Survival Guide"
Blueprint 2050: A 21st Century Transportation System for Wisconsin The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that in order to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate change, we must keep global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius. Across Wisconsin climate damages are mounting as we begin dealing with more heatwaves, floods, and […]Read more about "Blueprint 2050"
In collaboration with the Wisconsin Active Together Network, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin put together a Winter “Play” Book of events to help support active living this winter – a winter that we all know will be tougher than normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Take a jaunt through the “Play” Book and see what might […]Read more about "COVID Winter: An Active Living “Play” Book for Wisconsin – Just Released!"
Today’s Opportunity for a Better Tomorrow: 2020 Dane County Climate Action Plan (CAP) The plan sets goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) 50% county-wide by 2030 and puts the county on a path to be carbon-neutral by 2050. “After years of work and collaboration across nearly 40 organizations, Dane County released its Climate Action Plan meant […]Read more about "Dane County’s Climate Action Plan"
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 1970), we wanted to share Bud Jordahl’s tribute to Earth Day founder, Gaylord Nelson. Senator Nelson and Bud are true conservation and natural resource protection legends in Wisconsin and they were both instrumental in the forming of 1000 Friends of Wisconsin back in 1996. […]Read more about "Fall 2005 Newsletter"