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Re-thinking how we protect our water

To protect our water, we need to let rivers be rivers again
and think about systemic changes needed to protect our water.

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River Rat Chat: Amherst

June 30, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Amherst

Join River Alliance of Wisconsin for a River Rat Chat at Central Waters Brewing. River Rat Chats are a time for River Alliance members and friends to gather and discuss local communities’ water protection challenges and successes. We will share an update on the Wisconsin Water Agenda and Agricultural Agenda. The event is free, but please register in advance


Little Yellow River restoration at the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

Little Yellow River restoration at the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

On June 14 River Alliance staff went on a field trip to visit the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge. We met with current wildlife biologist Brad Strobel and the recently retired staff biologist, Mark Pfost. They gave us a tour of the area and we saw the exciting work they are doing to restore the Little Yellow River.

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Rhinelander River Rat Chat and Wolf River Hike

Rhinelander River Rat Chat and Wolf River Hike

On June 4 we gathered in Rhinelander for our first River Rat Chat of 2022. It was wonderful to see old friends and welcome new members. The River Rat Chat was a listening session for all of us to hear about local water protection concerns and a chance to update our friends on the work of River Alliance of Wisconsin.

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