Oct 14, 2017 /
The New People Environmental Summit
The New People Environmental Summit - Bringing Native people and the rest of us together in protecting our environment for the next seven generations.
Saturday, October 14, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Ho-Chunk Casino Banquet Hall - 949 County Road G, Nekoosa.
The New People Environmental Summit is “bringing native people and the rest of us together in protecting our environment for the next seven generations.” Speakers include Kimberlee Wright of Midwest Environmental Advocates, Indian Country News publisher Paul Demain, Ho-Chunk tribal member John Greendeer and activist-scientist Juliee de la terra. Clean Green Action is organizing.
For more information: 715-213-2223.
The Face of Fearless Leadership: How Women are Leading Wisconsin’s Response to Industrial-Scale Agriculture
Presenters: Kriss Marion, Circle M Market Farm, Blanchardville, Wisconsin & a Lafayette County elected official; Jen Riemer, Riemer Family Farm, Brodhead, Wisconsin & a leader of Green County Defending Our Farmland, Tressie Kamp, Staff Attorney at Midwest Environmental Advocates
Two farmers from the Green County area of Wisconsin will discuss lessons learned regarding how women, family farmers, and elected officials can impact a community’s response to industrial-scale agriculture. MEA attorney Tressie Kamp will provide details on the legal framework regarding how local advocacy fits into the permitting of Wisconsin’s largest farms.
The event will be on Saturday, November 4 from 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. and is a part of the Women, Food and Agriculture conference.
Wisconsin's Changing Environmental Laws: A Call To Action
The Natural Resources Committee of the League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County will welcome speakers Kim Wright of Midwest Environmental Advocates and George Meyer of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation at the League chapter's general meeting.
The event is free and open to the public and will be on Saturday, November 11 at the Shorewood Village Center at 3920 N. Murray Ave. in Shorewood, WI. Gathering and refreshments begins at 10:30 a.m. and the talk and Q&A is from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
For more information, visit lwvmilwaukee.org