#5 – Wisconsin Lawmakers – State Climate Change Bills This week, a group of legislators released 22 bills to reduce the effects of climate change and make Wisconsin more sustainable. These bills were spearheaded by representatives across the state including Representative Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, who said “We have no time to waste if we want […]Read more about "Forward Thinking – Wisconsin Climate Change Bills"
As the summer starts to come to a close, 1000 Friends felt it was important to revisit the final State budget which passed in early July. This budget will impact everyone in the state for the next two years. Unfortunately, this budget will continue our unsustainable transportation policies that have left local roads and transit […]Read more about "2021-2023 Budget Recap – Preserving the Status Quo"
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"
Webinar 6: Small Insects Can Cause Big Problems with August Hoppe Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6:30-7:30 PM – Watch the Recording now Produced in collaboration with the Hoppe Tree Service Join 1000 Friends and August Hoppe, from Hoppe Tree Service to learn about the insects that might be bugging your trees. Spring is insect season, […]Read more about "Webinar 6: Small Insects Can Cause Big Problems with August Hoppe (RECORDED)"
Webinar 4: Selecting Your Tree – Fruit Trees with Paul Schwabe Thursday, March 25, 2021, 12:00-1:00 – Watch the recording now Produced in collaboration with the Dane County Tree Board Join 1000 Friends and Paul Schwabe from Johnson’s Nursery in Menomonee Falls to hear the secrets to a bountiful fruit tree. Paul is a sales […]Read more about "Webinar 4: Selecting Your Tree – Fruit Trees with Paul Schwabe (RECORDED)"
On Tuesday, February 16th Governor Tony Evers released his Executive Budget. Although the budget will look a lot different when the process is complete, we are highlighting key components of Gov. Evers’ budget that we were happy to see included. The executive budget will now go to the Joint Finance Committee of the Legislature in […]Read more about "Governor Evers’ 2021-23 Budget Highlights"