Community Science in Your Backyard Watch the recording of the webinar. Be sure to check out the other webinars in the series. Have you heard of No Mow May? No Mow May is a conservation initiative that encourages people to let their lawns grow and bloom to create pollinator habitat. In 2022, the City of Sun […]Read more about "Webinar 13: No Mow May 2023 – watch the recording"
Learn all about the first Community Transpiration Academy! The academy is an opportunity for deep public engagement at the local level, helping bridge the gap between community advocates and transportation policy and planning entities. The Academy is designed as a template to be used in communities across the state. We’re excited to share our experience […]Read more about "Webinar 12: Community Transportation Academy – May 17 @ noon."
A growing number of localities in Wisconsin are adopting resolutions and action plans to address climate change. However, low-income communities and communities of color have historically not benefited from climate policies and programs. Members of the Wisconsin Climate Table shared a new tool kit for Equity in Local Climate Action Planning and stories of climate change impacts […]Read more about "Webinar 11: Equity in Climate Action Planning – watch the recording"
Our Director of Transportation Policy Gregg May, and city planners, Kathleen Mayell (City of Minneapolis) and Eric Holthaus (City of Cedar Rapids) talk about the release of our new report, “Transportation Planning for People and the Climate: Lessons from the Midwest.” We examined climate plans, comprehensive plans, and transportation plans across 25 jurisdictions in five […]Read more about "Webinar 10: Climate Planning & Transportation – watch the recording"
1000 Friends of Wisconsin partnered with Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids to assess active transportation routes to schools and parks in their respective cities. Over the course of 6 months, 1000 Friends Community Programs Director worked with city planners from Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids to identify key public locations, plan walk/roll audits with community participants, and develop detailed recommendations for […]Read more about "Webinar 9: Safe Routes, Safer Communities – watch the recording"
Did you know that Wisconsin was just awarded 65 electric school buses? Join our webinar on Wednesday, November 30 at Noon to learn more about the future of EV buses in Wisconsin! We are excited to be joined by Susan Mudd (Environmental Law & Policy Center) and Trevor Jung (City of Racine – Ryde Racine) who […]Read more about "Webinar 8: Electric Buses in Wisconsin – watch the recording"