articles tagged "Community Shares of Wisconsin"

Laura Olah: Citizens for Safe Water around Badger

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 | buzz
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  On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, host Jan Miyasaki spoke with Laura Olah, Executive Director of Citizens for Safe Water around Badger (CSWAB). The group is a member agency of Community Shares of Wisconsin. Laura has been named the Water Conservationist of the Year by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation.     more »

Steve Hiniker: 1000 Friends of Wisconsin

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 | buzz
Thousand Friends of Wisconsin

On Wednesday November 21, guest host Liz DiNovella, filling in for Jan Miyasaki, spoke with Steve Hiniker, executive director of 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, a member agency group of Community Shares of Wisconsin. 1000 Friends of Wisconsin is a state wide membership-based non-profit organization that promotes healthy communities through good land use policies and smart transportation investments.   Steve explains that a huge focus of his group is transportation: they are working towards getting the state money collected from gas taxes and car registrations to be distributed more towards local transit uses, rather than expanding freeways. Steve says that although a small part of the gasoline tax we pay goes towards fixing local roads, the majority of it is allocated [...] more »

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