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CUUF: All Music Service

May 8, 10:00 am11:30 am

Rachael Kilgour The Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CUUF) will have its All Music Service on May 8 at 10 a.m. in person at The Club in Washburn and livestreamed via Zoom. CUUF welcomes Duluth singer/songwriter, Rachael Kilgour, who has won many awards during her music career. In 2020, Rachael was…

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WPR: New ‘Freshwater Innovation Center’ Aims To Expand Great Lakes Research

…will replace oil as the most important natural resource in the world, calling the Great Lakes region the Saudi Arabia of water. He said people living near the Great Lakes need to increase their water literacy and become thought leaders on the challenges facing fresh water, such as water diversion….

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Openings Available for Water Wars Course

…public. Like the book, the course will delve into the history of political maneuvers and water diversion schemes that have proposed sending Great Lakes water everywhere from Akron to Arizona. Using a case study approach that examines these various water projects — past, present and proposed — the course culminates…

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Water Collaborative Connects Communities

Service • Jane Anklam, West Wisconsin Land Trust Public Involvement: • Chequamegon Water Collaborative • Kevin Brewster, Bad River Watershed Association • Val Damstra, Coordinator of the Chequamegon Bay Area Partnership “This is an incredible opportunity for people to interact with water resource professionals and researchers in the region,”Fitzgerald said….

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Kraft to Speak on Wisconsin Groundwater Issues

…groundwater pumping, particularly in the Wisconsin central sands, modernizing Wisconsin’s groundwater pumping management policy and laws, nitrate and pesticide pollution of groundwater, and assisting stewardship groups to organize and manage their water resources. Kraft’s research interests revolve around questions of water resource sustainability, particularly about profitable agriculture and water impacts….

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Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

…US Department of Agriculture-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-Wildlife Services, US Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and White Mountain Apache Tribe have been critical to the successful establishment of a population of Mexican wolves in the United States. John Oakleaf is the featured Timber Wolf Alliance speaker for…

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Ethical Wildlife Photography

…and may kick the eggs out of the nest. A loon that is in the water and near the nest will often remain low in the water with only the head and sometimes part of the back above the water’s surface. It is trying to look small and out of…

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Fed Jobs Just Got Easier

…25, and veterans younger than 35, will be eligible to compete for jobs within the forest service. In order to qualify, students must intern, volunteer or be employed by an agency and complete 640 hours of service. In addition to the experience students will gain in the field, they will…

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Wisconsin Approved Massive Water Diversion for Pleasant Prairie Without Public Notification

Details highlighted in Peter Annin's updated book, The Great Lakes Water Wars

Wisconsin officials in 2010 quietly approved a massive new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to fast-growing Pleasant Prairie in Kenosha County without extensive public reviews required in other Great Lakes water diversions in recent years. The action in the final year of Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle’s administration, gave the…

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World Water Day: Writing Wisconsin’s Waterways

…sending Great Lakes water everywhere from Akron to Arizona. He will analyze the several noteworthy Great Lakes diversions that already exist, and shed light on potential water diversions of the future, including the controversial water diversion application submitted by Waukesha in 2010. Author and Academy Fellow Jerry Apps writes fiction…