Citizens for Environmental Stewardship
Our vision is to be an educational group who is willing to research, inform and provide assistance to the public wherever we can in order to promote good stewardship of our environment. We hope to lead by example and become involved in volunteer work promoting stewardship in our communities.
Clean Water Action Council
Clean Water Action Council is an environmental advocacy group that has fought for environmental protection in northeast Wisconsin since 1985. Our organization is led by a board of directors and composed of hundreds of eco-minded members.
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
The nonpartisan, nonprofit Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is increasing the quality and quantity of investigative reporting in Wisconsin, while training current and future generations of investigative journalists. Its work fosters an informed citizenry and strengthens democracy.
Coulee Partners for Sustainability
Coulee Partners for Sustainability (CPS) is a group of La Crosse, Wisconsin area residents who are interested in promoting lifestyles that are environmentally sustainable, economically viable, and socially just. We support the proposition that society must meet its current needs, but that it must not diminish the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Network - www.kickapoovsn.org
Dedicated to developing restorative, savanna-based agricultural systems through research, education, and outreach.
Farms Not Factories
Working through film-making and campaigning to support the ‘food sovereignty’ movement by exposing the true costs of cheap meat from animal factories in order to inspire people to only buy meat from local, healthy, high welfare farms.
Toxics Release Inventory Program
Find out what industries are releasing what chemicals in your area.
The Solutions Project
Showcasing and promoting the benefits of moving to a 100% clean and renewable energy future.
Crawford County Land Conservation Department
Annual Tree Sale, Clean Sweep, and other resources
Let’s make food production sustainable and community friendly world-wide
Great information from one of the areas most hard hit by
Fellow citizen monitors bring you more important
information. Find radiation levels across America.
My Land Plan: An interactive resource for woodland
owners offering information and advice on managing your
woodlands and other wild areas for enjoyment, profit, and
overall ecosystem health.
Hills Education Project - A project of the Mining Impact
Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc.The PHEP has been formed to
educate the public about the risks to the Bad River watershed
and the Penokee Hills should large scale taconite mining be
permitted; share relevant information about the impact of
mining on our economy, health, and environment;and connect
with citizen led groups locally, statewide, and nationally.
Sand Companies are Shipping Our Land Out of State
Advocating solutions to protect Southeast Minnesota from
A blog about frac sand mining in the Driftless Area of the
upper Midwest posting useful information, good ideas, updates
on events, background information and etc. about the fast
moving frac-sand mining conversation with a strong bias
towards Buffalo County because that’s where we live.
our Knapp Hills Alliance
Citizens Against Silica Mining - Save the
Silica Sand Mining in Hay Creek, Red Wing, Frontenac and Lake
the Starved Rock Sand Mine
Dedicated to the effort to inform the public in terms of what
has been done, what is coming up, and how you can help us
fight this mine that borders the Starved Rock State Park.
Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund
The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund is a
non-profit, public interest law firm providing free and
affordable legal services to communities facing threats to
their local environment, local agriculture, the local economy,
and quality of life. Our mission is to build sustainable
communities by assisting people to assert their right to local
self-government and the rights of nature.
The Wetlands Initiative -
is dedicated to restoring the wetland resources of the Midwest
to improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat and
biodiversity, and reduce flood damages.
The Food and Environmental
Reporting Network - thefern.org
VSN’s mission is to promote stewardship and inspire
cooperative efforts to improve the sustainability of the
communities and ecosystems in the Kickapoo Watershed region.
Farm Aid - www.farmaid.org
Family Farmers, Good Food, A Better America Farm Aid is a
nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep family farmers
on their land.
Door County Environmental Council
Kewaunee CARES - Citizens Advocating Responsible
Environmentally Concerned Citizens of South Central Michigan
HOMES - Organizing to stop a large CAFO and expansion in Jo
Daviess County Illlinois
A grassroots effort to stop the development of two CAFO's in
East Adams County
13th CSP letter to DNR
Friends of the Sands
An organization to promote and ensure natural resource
stewardship through monitoring, research, and education of
Wisconsin's Central Sands region
of the Central Sands files legal action against appovals
for Richfield Dairy
Food and Water
Watch - www.foodandwaterwatch.org
Food & Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and
fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably
produced. We help people take charge of where their food
comes from, keep clean, affordable, public tap water flowing
freely to our homes, protect the environmental quality of
oceans, force government to do its job protecting citizens,
and educate about the importance of keeping the global
commons — our shared resources — under public control.
Meatrix - themeatrix.com
The Meatrix website offers information on the issues
surrounding factory farming:, The Meatrix Interactive 360°,
a tool to help people learn about factory farming, with in
depth information on the issues; Animated movies - humorous
and creative satires that use pop culture and entertainment
to educate viewers about the food they eat and where it
comes from; and The Eat Well Guide, an online directory of
sustainable food from farms, stores and restaurants in North
America, which was launched with the original movie to help
people take action.
Grace Factory Farm Project - gracelinks.org
Grace Communications Foundation highlights the
interconnections of food, water, and energy, educating
consumers, advocates, and policy makers through web-based
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Factory Farming Map - www.factoryfarmmap.org
US and State Maps of concentrations of CAFOs, plus
Family Farm Defenders - familyfarmdefenders.org
Socially Responsible Agriculture Project - sraproject.org
Guide to Confronting a Factory Farm
Midwest Environmental Advocates - midwestadvocates.org
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters - conservationvoters.org
Michigan Sierra Club - michigan.sierraclub.org
Mississippi Valley Conservancy - mississippivalleyconservancy.org
"Conserving the diverse landscapes and natural areas of