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Wausau PRIDE

World Cultures Day

Creation Water Walk

Central Wisconsin Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Minocqua Joint Finance Committee Hearing

Minocqua Joint Finance Committee Hearing WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM WHERE: Lakeland Union High School Theatre, 9573 State Highway 70, Minocqua, WI 54548   Governor Evers' state budget includes accepting the federal dollars to expand Badger Care, which would give more than 90,000 Wisconsinites access to healthcare. This is the perfect opportunity to spend the day with likeminded friends and to make your wishes known that we want a healthier Wisconsin that we all can thrive in. *Be sure to get there early to sign up to speak.

Rights of Nature and Indigenous Activism

https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7013q000002NUz2AAG&mapLinkHref=&mc_cid=42ff8affd4&mc_eid=da7c25b16d   Rights of Nature and Indigenous Activism Date and Time: Mon, Mar 20, 2023; 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  (Local Time) Organized By: Great Waters Group Location: Virtual Event Organizers: Jasmine Viges jasmine.viges@refloh2o.com (414) 702-7452 Presenters will be White Earth tribal attorney Frank Bibeau and Thomas Linzey, senior legal counsel for the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights. In 2018, the White Earth Band of Ojibwe recognized the rights of manoomin (wild rice), the ...

The Proposed Master Plan for Rib Mountain State Park Open Letter

The Proposed Master Plan for Rib Mountain State Park which was submitted to the NRB on Dec 14th, 2022 had gone through an extensive public comment process as required by Wisconsin law. However, at the NRB meeting, the plan was significantly amended on the motion of a now  former board member changing the plan by adding approximately 28 acres to the parcel to be leased by Granite Peak Ski Corporation. The amendment designated this added land for construction of three new downhill ski runs and a new ski lift. The new runs and lift will wipe out several existing and heavily utilized hiking trails, including historically significant CCC trails, unique ...


BIGGER THAN ROE WAUSAU SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, NOON-2 PM 400 BLOCK, WAUSAU BRING YOUR SIGNS We will have information available on how to register to vote, how to obtain an absentee ballot, and how to become involved in the Supreme Court primary on February 21. Do you know which candidates hold your values? We can help. We will have half sheets on the Progressive candidates.   Women's March members know that when we come together we can achieve change. And, the more people that come along to these kind of events, the more our movement will grow. All of us are BORN free and equal in dignity and rights. The Supreme Court of the U.S. and the United ...

Wausau Book Discussion

Saturday, January 21 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Wausau Public Library   We wanted to be sure and invite everyone to a book discussion on Saturday, January 21 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am at the Marathon Public Library, Wausau.   The book is News of the Air by local author Jill Stuckenberg. The author will be present to talk with us too. https://blacklawrencepress.com/books/news-of-the-air/

Mining Updates

You have seen many mining articles here in Middle Wisconsin this year with the Reef Deposit in the Town of Easton, just below the Eau Claire Dells and in Taylor County there is the Bend Deposit. We continue to encourage you to join our efforts on protecting the water. The following website will always have the most current information. https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Mines/Projects.html You can click on the various tabs under Recent and Potential metallic Mining Projects in Wisconsin to learn more. There are Notices of Intent to Drill on both the Reef and the Bend. The DNR has asked for more information of Greenlight Metals on both. The most ...