Resolutions Against Mining at Conservation Congress

Concerned citizens around the state will introduce three mining-related resolutions at the Wisconsin Conservation Congress spring hearings, which take place on Monday, April 14, 7pm at locations in all 72 counties in the state. Volunteers are needed to introduce these resolutions in some counties, and everyone is encouraged to attend the hearings to support these resolutions. Click "Read more..." for info on how to volunteer.

The Conservation Congress is a statewide body composed of elected delegates who advise the Natural Resources Board and Department of Natural Resources on natural resource management issues. The spring hearings are an opportunity for regular citizens to make their voices heard about hunting, fishing, and environmental issues in the state. Any resident of a Wisconsin county can bring a resolution to that county's hearing to be voted on by those present, and any citizen resolution that passes in a county must be considered for inclusion on the next year's ballot statewide. The three resolutions that will be introduced are:

If you would like to introduce one or two of these resolutions in your county, or for more information, please e-mail For more info on mining in Wisconsin, see WNPJ's mining pages.