The Wisconsin Humanities Council is inviting journalists to attend an event in Madison about the health of Wisconsin’s water resources.
Wisconsin’s Water Future is a free event that will be held April 26 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Pyle Center on the UW-Madison campus. The workshop will provide reporters and interested members of the public with background, resources, and tips for covering news about Wisconsin’s water.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Moderator: Ron Seely, Science and Environment Writer
- Curt Meine, Conservation Biologist, Historian and Writer
- Dylan Jennings, Director of Public Information Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission; Tribal Council Member for Bad River Ojibwe
- George Meyer, Executive Director Wisconsin Wildlife Federation
- Ken Bradbury, Director and State Geologist, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
- Adrian Stocks, Wastewater Field Operation Director, Water Quality Bureau, Wisconsin DNR
- Holsum Dairies Manager, (to be determined)
- Steve Elmore, Program Director, Bureau of Drinking and Groundwater, Wisconsin DNR
- Dee Hall, Managing Editor and Co-Founder of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
- John Dickert, President and CEO, Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
- Kimberlee Wright, Executive Director Midwest Environmental Advocates
- Dave Marshall, Friends of the Lower Wisconsin River
- Steve Carpenter, Professor and Director Emeritus, UW-Madison Center for Limnology
More information and registration is available here.