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Understanding Racial Equity and Inclusion in Conservation

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Wisconsin’s Green Fire

Wisconsin’s Green Fire (WGF) is an organization promoting science-based natural resources conservation. WGF’s 2020 Annual Meeting will be a series of five programs in September highlighting themes including: youth-led conservation movements; racial inequities in conservation; the challenges and opportunities facing policy makers as they address a budget and economic crisis caused by the global pandemic; and a keynote program by former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold framing Wisconsin conservation challenges in a global view.

Our Annual Meeting programs are open to the public and registration is without charge. Registration: https://wigreenfire.org/annual-meeting/2020-programs/

Wednesday, September 16, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Understanding Racial Equity and Inclusion in Conservation

This interactive workshop will explore racial equity in society, and especially focus on the history of racial inequity in conservation and the environmental movement. August Ball, Founder and CEO of Cream City Conservation, will examine the history and concepts behind racial inequities and lead our interactive discussion. Wisconsin’s Green Fire is co-hosting this program with our allied organizations Gathering Waters and the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin.


September 16
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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