Crawford Stewardship Project works to protect the environment of Crawford County and neighboring regions from threats of polluting and extractive industries, to promote sustainable land use, environmental justice, and local control of natural resources
Crawford Stewardship Project is a nonprofit organization.
Donations are tax deductible.
Send a check to:
Crawford Stewardship Project
P.O. Box 284
Gays Mills, WI 54631
Crawford Stewardship Project is grateful for the generous support of the Wisconsin Community Fund.
“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” ~Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac
"CAFOs are only profitable because so much of the cost and damage is externalized onto the environment, neighbors and wildlife. The monitoring, supervision, clean-up, restitution, fines are not happening, thus the true cost of CAFOs never find the way onto the balance books." Talking point from the CAFO Conference.
These are series fo investigative articles concerning factory farms by Ron Seely, published in the Wisconsin State Journal
Factory Farms, Managing Manure 1 - Tracking the rising tide of waste
Factory Farms, Managing Manure 2 - Investigation finds lack of oversite
Factory Farms, Managing Manure 3 - "Stepped Enforcement" means it takes years to resolve problems
Factory Farms, Dairy Power - Dairy lobbyists shape policy
The Factory Next Door 1 - Factory farms nothing like family farms of old
The Factory Next Door 2 - State fines Gold Dust Dairy for violations
The Factory Next Door 3 - In deciding where farms go, communities find they may have to battle the state