Now Wisconsin Too?

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A lawmaker in Wisconsin is proposing a Sandhill Crane hunt. When will the madness end? Asides

Wisconsin Falconer Legally Traps Snowy Owl

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” That winter birding lull that plagues listservs and online groups with arguments seems to have reached new levels this winter as people debate not only how close one should get to an owl, but if feeding them ok (cause someone started a website on how to feed snowy owls ) to a direction I didn’t expect when a Wisconsin falconer live trapped a first winter snowy owl last week near Freedom. I talked to some of my falconry friends about the Wisconsin man with the snowy.

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The Wisconsin Vegan. ~ Brenna Fischer

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The life of a transitioning Wisconsin Vegan who eats cheese once in a while. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food cheese food process transition vegan veganism vegetarian wisconsin

CMD Releases New Report: "ALEC Exposed in Wisconsin: The.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. CMD Releases New Report: "ALEC Exposed in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State" by PRW Staff — May 17, 2012 - 10:02am. MADISON -- Today, the Madison-based Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) released a new report that details the exclusive network of corporate lobbyists and special interest groups that influence the Wisconsin legislature through the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Koch-Funded Mackinac Center Brings Wisconsin Act 10 Provisions.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Koch-Funded Mackinac Center Brings Wisconsin Act 10 Provisions to ALEC. Topics: Corporations , Labor , Politics Projects: ALEC Exposed , Wisconsin Protests. With the recent publication of additional American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) documents, new questions are being raised about the source of certain provisions in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walkers controversial collective bargaining legislation.

No War on Women in Wisconsin? | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. No War on Women in Wisconsin? Topics: Women Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 202, essentially a reversal of Wisconsins Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (Act 20), into law on April 5, 2012, more than a month after the bill was passed. Women in Wisconsin now make, on average, 79 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. War on Wisconsin Women.

Scuba Divers Provide Non-Chemical Weed Control on Wisconsin Lake

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At Lulu Lake in southcentral Wisconsin , though, scientists may have found the Eurasian watermilfoil’s worst enemies: scuba divers and snorkelers. Photo: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Lulu Lake, near East Troy, Wisconsin, is one of the pretty North Country lakes that just seems to call for a canoe and a bass fishing rod. It’s one of the cleanest water sources in southern Wisconsin. People in Wisconsin love their lakes.

CMD Documents ALEC's Contradictory Claims to Wisconsin Ethics.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. CMD Documents ALEC’s Contradictory Claims to Wisconsin Ethics Board. Topics: Corporations , Democracy , Politics Projects: ALEC Exposed , Wisconsin Protests. CMD believes all of these gifts violate Wisconsin ethics and lobbying laws. The "State Chairs" are appointed Wisconsin legislators (currently Representatives Robin Vos and Scott Suder, and previously state Senator Scott Fitzgerald).

SubGate: A Tasty New Scandal Rocks Wisconsin | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. SubGate: A Tasty New Scandal Rocks Wisconsin. Mitt Romney won the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary on Tuesday, but not before word of the "SubGate" scandal rocketed around the state. Romney and Ryans actions on Tuesday appear to be a violation of Wisconsin State Statue 12.11. Center for Media and Democracy • 520 University Avenue, Suite 260 • Madison, Wisconsin 53703.

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch Defends ALEC on FOX.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Lt. Wisconsins Lt. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), identified dozens of bills with ALEC roots moving in Wisconsin. Eyes focused on Wisconsin" for Historic Recall. If it can happen in Wisconsin it can happen in any state in the country. This woman has to go, Wisconsin needs a new Lt. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds.

Allegations of Massive Fraud in Wisconsin Recall Proved False | PR.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Allegations of Massive Fraud in Wisconsin Recall Proved False. Topics: Election 2012 , Democracy , Politics , Propaganda Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Today, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) will take formal action to schedule the first recall election of a sitting U.S. Center for Media and Democracy • 520 University Avenue, Suite 260 • Madison, Wisconsin 53703.

The Incredible Shrinking $7.5 Million Damage Tab for the Wisconsin.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Million Damage Tab for the Wisconsin Capitol Protests. Topics: Activism , Democracy , Labor , Propaganda Projects: Wisconsin Protests. The " Wisconsin Uprising " hit its stride in February-March, 2011 with more than 100,000 protesters rallying outside the Capitol and thousands more inside, including hundreds who occupied overnight for up to three weeks. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts.

Wisconsin Governor Faces Protests at Home and On the Road | PR.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Governor Faces Protests at Home and On the Road. Topics: Activism , Politics , Women Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsins Governor Scott Walker was in Illinois, speaking to the Illinois Chamber of Commerce on April 17, and a huge crowd of protestors was there to "unwelcome" him. What Walker has done in Wisconsin is really a war on workers. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds.

Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 21, 2012 | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 21, 2012. Projects: Wisconsin Protests. On May 16, 2012, Governor Scott Walker released new jobs numbers; ones that indicate Wisconsin gained jobs in the last year rather than suffering the worst jobs loses in the nation as had been previously reported. Wisconsin lost 6,000 jobs in April alone. The ad says the new numbers were "bad news for Barrett, but good news for Wisconsin."

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ALEC in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. ALEC in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State. The Wisconsin GOP kicked up a media firestorm when it demanded all of Cronons emails in a fruitless attempt to prove that this highly regarded historian was involved in partisan political activities. A year later, Professor Cronins thesis has been upheld by a new report detailing the hijacking of Wisconsin by 49 ALEC members and their corporate sponsors.

Wisconsin Casket Builder Launches Statewide Tree Planting Initiative

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has donated trees to the Kettle Moraine State Forest and three Wisconsin communities as part of their commitment to plant 100 trees for every casket they build. has launched a statewide tree planting initiative by donating trees to three Wisconsin communities and a reforestation project in the Kettle Moraine State Forest. The city of Beaver Dam will use their donation to plant trees in the city's tree nursery, one of the only municipal nurseries of its kind in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 22, 2012 | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 22, 2012. Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Three Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee wrote to Chairman Darrell Issa requesting that he obtain clarification from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker of his testimony before the Committee on April 14, 2011, in light of a new videotape that surfaced recently that appears to contradict his statements. Skip to Main Content Area.

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Wisconsin Farmer’s speech inspires100,000 gathered at rally

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Since Monday, February 14, tens of thousands of Wisconsin residents have been flooding the State Capitol in Madison in protest of Governor Walker’s proposed budget “repair” bill that would end 50 years of collective bargaining for Wisconsin workers This video is, in my opinion, a “must watch” for Tony Schultz expresses it in the terms that speak to each and everyone of the working and farming class.

Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 16, 2012 | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 16, 2012. Topics: Democracy , Economy , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. The CES numbers recently pegged Wisconsin last in the nation in job growth, and with the June 5 recall election around the corner, the Walker administration has gone "data shopping" for better numbers. Center for Media and Democracy • 520 University Avenue, Suite 260 • Madison, Wisconsin 53703.

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Wisconsin-Koch Connection Back in the News, AFP Rally at State.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin-Koch Connection Back in the News, AFP Rally at State Capitol Tomorrow. Topics: Corporations , Democracy , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. After kicking off a statewide tour, his first since a recall election was officially scheduled, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker hopped on a plane to Oklahoma to headline an event for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA). Skip to Main Content Area.

Research Results: If You Restore It, Will Pike Come?

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University of Wisconsin researchers check northern pike traps in a ditch near Green Bay. That’s the central finding of research conducted by the University of Wisconsin’s Pete McIntyre and Dan Oele. Julie Hawkins-Tyrizer/ Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust. University of Wisconsin graduate student Dan Oele holds a hefty northern pike. Matt Miller/TNC. by Matt Miller, senior science writer.

Walker Raises and Spends More Money than Any Candidate in.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Walker Raises and Spends More Money than Any Candidate in Wisconsin History. Topics: Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. The headlines in Wisconsin are all about the $25 million dollar man -- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. In total, Walker has spent $20,854,000, more money than any candidate in any race in Wisconsin history. Weve spent a lot of money in Wisconsin. Skip to Main Content Area.

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Feds Scrutinizing Mark Block; CMD Requested an Investigation | PR.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Election 2012 , Corporations , Democracy , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Federal authorities are investigating two Wisconsin nonprofits associated with Wisconsin political veteran Mark Block, former campaign manager for presidential candidate Herman Cain and former director of the state chapter of the Koch-founded-and-funded Americans for Prosperity. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us.

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Caught on Tape: Walker Plans for a Single Party State | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Right Wing , Tort Reform , Corporations , Economy Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Video was obtained and released by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel less than a month before the June 5th recall election for Wisconsin governor that shows newly elected Governor Scott Walker in a frank conversation with one of his biggest supporters. In Wisconsin, its by the statute. BRAVO WISCONSIN!

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NRA Awards Scott Walker for Pushing Concealed Guns and the.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Walker is facing a June 5 recall election after approximately 46 percent of the Wisconsin electorate petitioned for his removal. The Wisconsin governor was one of a handful of conservative leaders, including Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who spoke at the meeting in St. Why did the people of Wisconsin vote to keep him in office. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy.

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Recall Roundup May 15, 2012 | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Democracy , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. During Wisconsin Governor Scott Walkers 2010 campaign, he made two related promises. One was to bring 250,000 new jobs to Wisconsin by the end of his term, and the other was to create 10,000 new businesses in Wisconsin. As of April the numbers had improved slightly, but Wisconsin was still down 4,338 businesses from when Walker took office.

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Walker's Dept. of Natural Resources Fails to Prosecute Polluters.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Environment Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Attempts to make Wisconsins Department of Natural Resources (DNR) more business-friendly by Governor Scott Walker s administration, has landed the agency in a scandal over the handling of the discipline of a suspected polluter. Wisconsin Rep. Not Punishing Polluters a "Good Thing" for Wisconsin. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts.

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Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

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In an effort to lower the population of deer in Wisconsin the DNR liberalized hunting dramatically. Final Report and Recommendations by Wisconsin White-tailed Deer Trustee and Review Committee. Madison, Wisconsin. A beautiful animal that also happens to arguably be the greatest threat to forests in the eastern United States. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC.

10 Fish Conservation Success Stories to Celebrate

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University of Wisconsin researcher Dan Oele with a big northern pike from a small spawning stream. Not necessarily, according to research in the Green Bay, Wisconsin watershed. Fish Adirondacks Alaska fisheries fisheries management fishing florida Fresh Water Illinois lakes reintroduction restoration rivers salmon streams Tanzania wetlands Wisconsin In the Bristol Bay watershed, the impact of salmon is everywhere, in literally every living thing. Photo: Chris DeNatale.

Recall Roundup May 14, 2012 | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Democracy , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. With the June 5th recall elections less than a month away these are some of the top news stories out of the State of Wisconsin related to the recall. This weekend, the tax experts at The Institute for Wisconsins Future took a closer look at the company Hendricks owns. Walker Recommits to 250,000 Jobs Promise at Wisconsin GOP Convention.

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Walker Receives $1.3 Million From Koch "Donor Summit" Attendees.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Election 2012 , Democracy , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has received at least $1.3 This is likely because the Kochs are aiding Walker indirectly with their 501(c)(3) "charity" Americans for Prosperity , which has been working with the Wisconsin-based MacIver Institute to spend millions on the "Its Working!" Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds.

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Shocker! FOX asks Tough Questions and Paul Ryan Flubs | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) was on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace talking about his new GOP budget plan. Center for Media and Democracy • 520 University Avenue, Suite 260 • Madison, Wisconsin 53703. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce.

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My Out-of-Season, Non-Organic Orange. ~ Jennifer Moore

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ReMatch! Barrett to Face Walker in Historic Recall Election | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin voters chose Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to run against incumbent Governor Scott Walker in the first gubernatorial recall election in the states history. Wisconsin State Firefighters President Mahlon Mitchell easily bested two unknown candidates for the right to run in the recall against Republican Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us.

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Big Fish: Roadside Pike

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University of Wisconsin researcher Dan Oele with a big northern pike from a small spawning stream. Researchers in Green Bay, Wisconsin have been tracking pike movements by conducting chemical analyses of pike otoliths , also known as ear stones. The author’s great-great grandfather with a trophy Wisconsin pike–that he probably speared in a roadside ditch. Roads, farms and towns necessitated ditches throughout much of Wisconsin.

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Marshmallows & Surrender. ~ Jennifer Moore

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WI Rep. Mark Pocan Questions ALEC's Non Profit Status | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Representative Mark Pocan is a Democratic legislator from Wisconsin and a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Pocan presented a bill in the Wisconsin Legislature earlier this year called the ALEC Accountability Act that would require ALEC to register as a lobbying group and require it to disclose corporate funded scholarships to legislators. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds.

Republican Presidential Primary Swings Into Land of Recall | PR.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Topics: Right Wing , Corporations , Politics Projects: Wisconsin Protests. What does Wisconsin get when it crosses the recall of Governor Scott Walker with a Republican presidential primary? For example, the Super PAC’s anti-Santorum ad that has run some 2,000 times in Wisconsin alleges that Santorum doesnt support national right to work legislation. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts.

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WI Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs Gets New Post | PR Watch

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Projects: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs announced today that he will be assuming a new position with Dane County starting in June. Parisi cited Tubbs considerable job experience, his expertise on emergency safety protocols, his work with the Department of Homeland Security, and his experiences during the Wisconsin Uprising when explaining his choice for the position.

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CMD's Lisa Graves a Finalist for Milwaukee Press Club Award | PR.

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Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is pleased to have an article chosen as a final entry in the 82nd Annual Milwaukee Press Club Awards (MPC) for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism. Center for Media and Democracy • 520 University Avenue, Suite 260 • Madison, Wisconsin 53703. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up.

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I'm pulling for Wisconsin tonight but either way I'm good. If Wisconsin wins then Duke loses. It appears as if Tim won the Env-Econ tournament challenge. We only had a few entrants which I blame on Tim for going on vacation and not doing his regular job of recruiting entrants. As the winner, Tim gets to make fun of Tim and The Ohio State University all year long !

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New editor at Land Economics

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From the University of Wisconsin Press blog : When Daniel W. Bromley is the Anderson-Bascom Professor (Emeritus) of Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and recipient of the 2011  Reimar Lüst Prize  from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Taylor Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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The NFL Goes Green… Slowly

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The Pack has partnered with the Wisconsin Public Service’s NatureWise renewable energy program to power Lambeau Field on game days. With the football season upon us, I decided to check out the green programs of the NFL’s 32 teams. As a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan and season-ticket holder, I’ve grown accustomed to the Eagles’ green messaging and programs. They’ve been at it very vocally for a few years now. So I assumed all of the NFL’s teams were just as vocal about it.

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