Water Hero: Jim Hlaban
“I started an endowment fund to help support nonprofit groups that protect Wisconsin’s waters.”
Little Wolf River
How do you work to protect Wisconsin’s waters?
I consistently advocate for clean water protections at all levels of government. I started an endowment fund with the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin that will help support nonprofit groups that protect Wisconsin’s waters.
What are your biggest concerns right now?
Unnecessary groundwater withdrawals.
What keeps you strong and inspired in the face of challenges?
The long-term effects of attacks on our clean water.
What’s your favorite “water spot” in Wisconsin?
Headwaters of the Little Wolf and Tomorrow rivers.
Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin
Learn about other Water Heroes in Wisconsin:
River Alliance Water Heroes – 2018