Keeping Score: The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Grades the Lawmakers

Senator Tiffany (my senator) heads up the dishonor role. Come on Senator — the people you represent deserve better!

The Badger and the Whooping Crane

The new month of July has dawned with the annual Conservation Scorecard from the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters at the top of my InBox. It’s always an interesting resource, and to me it seems well worth the price of a membership with WLCV.

This one was particularly nice to get since it identifies some bi-partisan co-operation on important conservation issues and some hope for Wisconsin’s tradition of strong protections for natural resources. And it gives the credit for that renewed bi-partisan spirit not to the politicians in our state legislature, but to the thousands of engaged Wisconsinites who kept the pressure on their state lawmakers to do the right thing for clean air and water.

IMG_2451 (2) Keep Wisconsin Beautiful: At Necedah NWR (A Badger & Whooping Crane photo).

“We were happy to see glimmers of Wisconsin’s nonpartisan conservation legacy this session” said Ann Sayers, the Program Director WLCV, noting that…

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