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Sat, Feb 22: Snowshoe the Emma Carlin Trail

Sun, Feb 23: Snowshoe Navarino Nature Center

Sat, March 8:  “Down the Drain” Tour Madison Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant

Sat, April 5: Hike New Glarus Woods State Park

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Vote to Win Back Pro-Environment Majorities in Federal and State Elections

The Sierra Club has been working to stop an unprecedented wave of attacks on recycling, renewable energy, transit, water resources, mining protections, and more. We will keep fighting each proposal that threatens natural resources. But we also know that the only way to really stop these attacks is to elect pro-conservation candidates, from the US President to the US Senate, & Congress on the federal level, to the State Senate and State Assembly in Wisconsin. It won't be easy, we can do it with your help!

Fall 2012 Sierra Club Endorsements
The Sierra Club proudly endorses President Obama in the Fall 2012 election
Click on the image below to view our YouTube video of the endorsement.





Barack Obama

U.S. Senate:    

Tammy Baldwin

U.S Congress:                           

Rob Zerban       1st District

Mark Pocan      2nd District

Ron Kind          3rd District

Gwen Moore     4th District

Pat Kreitlow     7th District

Jamie Wall       8th District

Twenty five state lawmakers scored a perfect 100% on the Sierra Club scorecard and have been named 2012 Environmental Champion for their demonstrated commitment to preserving Wisconsin’s environment.  The names of the Environmental Champions are listed in bold in the list of endorsed candidates.  Several 2012 Environmental Champions are retiring or running for new offices but earned recognition.  They are: David Cullen, Tamara Grigsby, Mark Pocan, Kelda Helen Roys, Barbara Toles, and Robert Turner. 

State Senate

Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee (SD 4)

Nikiya Harris, D-Milwaukee (SD 6)

Daniel Olson, D-Clayton (SD-10)

Susan Sommer D-Eagle River (SD 12)

Margarete Worthington, D-Wautoma (SD 14)

Mark Miller, D-Monona (SD 16)

Jessica King, D-Oshkosh (SD 18)

Tanya Lohr, D-West Bend (SD 20)

Robert Wirch, D-Kenosha (SD 22)

Julie Lassa, D-Plover (SD 24)

Fred Risser, D-Madison (SD 26)

Jim Ward, D-Greendale (SD 28)

Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay (SD 30)

Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse (SD 32)

State Assembly

Patrick Veeser, D-Luxemburg (AD 1)

Larry Pruess, D-Two Rivers (AD 2)

Kole Oswald, D-Appleton (AD 3)

Michael Malcheski, D-De Pere (AD 4)

John Powers, D-Wittenberg (AD 6)

JoCasta Zamarripa, D-Milwaukee (AD 8)

Josh Zepnick, D-Milwaukee (AD 9)

Sandy Pasch, D-Whitefish Bay (AD 10)

Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee (AD 12)

John Pokrandt, D-Wauwatosa (AD 13)

Chris Rockwood, D-Wauwatosa (AD 14)

Leon Young, D-Milwaukee (AD 16)

Evan Goyke, D-Milwaukee (AD 18)

Jon Richards, D-Milwaukee (AD 19)

Christine Sinicki, D-Milwaukee (AD 20)

William Kurtz, D-S. Milwaukee (AD 21)

Mike Helmke, D-Sheboygan (AD 26)

Steve Bauer, D-Plymouth (AD 27)

Jim Swanson, D-Menomonie (AD 29)

Diane Odeen, D-River Falls (AD 30)

Ryan Schroeder, D-Delavan (AD 31)

Scott Woods, D-Delavan (AD 33)

Merlin Van Buren, D-Rhinelander (AD 34)

Mary Arnold, D-Columbus (AD 37)

Scott Michalak, D-Marshall (AD 38)

Jim Grigg, D-Horicon (AD 39)

Melissa Sorenson, D-Berlin (AD 41)

Paula Cooper, D-Pardeeville (AD 42)

Andy Jorgenson, D-Fort Atkinson (AD 43)

Deb Kolste, D-Janesville (AD 44)

Janis Ringhand, D-Evansville (AD 45)

Gary Hebl, D-Sun Prairie (AD 46)

Melissa Sargent, D-Madison (AD 48)

Carol Beals, D-Platteville (AD 49)

Sarah Ann Shanahan, D-New Lisbon (AD 50)

Paul Czisny, D-Fond du Lac (AD 52)

Ryan Flejter, D-Waupun (AD 53)

Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh (AD 54)

Jim Crail, D-Greenville (AD 55)

Penny Bernard Schaber, D-Appleton (AD 57)

John Steinbrink, D-Pleasant Prairie (AD 61)

Melissa Lemke, D-Racine (AD 62)

Kelley Albrecht, D-Burlington (AD 63)

Peter Barca, D-Kenosha (AD 64)

Tod Ohnstad, D-Kenosha (AD 65)

Cory Mason, D-Racine (AD 66)

Judy Smriga, D-Thorp (AD 68)

Paul Knoff, D-Granton (AD 69)

Amy Sue Vruwink, D-Milladore (AD 70)

Katrina Shankland, D-Stevens Point (AD 71)

Justin Pluess, D-Wisconsin Rapids (AD 72)

Nick Milroy, D- South Range (AD 73)

Janet Bewley, D-Ashland (AD 74)

Chris Taylor, D-Madison (AD 76)

Terese Berceau, D-Madison (AD 77)

Brett Hulsey, D-Madison (AD 78)

Dianne Hesselbein, D-Middleton (AD 79)

Sondy Pope-Roberts, D-Cross Plains (AD 80)

Fred Clark, D-Baraboo (AD 81)

Kathleen Wied-Vincent, D-Brookfield (AD 82)

Jim Brownlow, D-Muskego (AD 83)

Mandy Wright, D-Wausau (AD 85)

Elizabeth Riley, D-Hayward (AD 87)

Joe Reinhard, D- Abrams (AD 89)

Eric Genrich, D- Green Bay (AD 90)

Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire (AD 91)

Chris Danou, D-Trempeleau (AD 92)

Jeff Smith, D-Eau Claire (AD 93)

Steve Doyle, D-Onalaska (AD 94)

Jill Billings, D- La Crosse (AD 95)

Tom Johnson, D-Viroqua (AD 96)

Marga Krumins, D-Waukesha (AD 97)

Thomas Hibbard, D-Hartland (AD 99)


Legislative Scorecards

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2012 Legislative Scorecard (NEW)

2010 Legislative Scorecard

2008 Legislative Scorecard

Press Releases

July 30, 2012: Sierra Club Releases 2012 Scorecard & Announces Endorsed Candidates and Environmental Champions


May 16, 2012, Sierra Club Endorses Tom Barrett for Governor

April 3, 2012, Sierra Club Endorses in the Senate Recalls

March 29, 2012, Sierra Club Endorses Kathleen Falk for Governor

June 9, 2011: Sierra Club Endorses Recall Election Candidates

March 22, 2011: Sierra Club endorses JoAnne Kloppenburg for Supreme Court

March 10, 2011, Sierra Club Decries Vote to Strip Workers' Rights, Supports Recall of State Sens.

August 16, 2010: Sierra Club Lists Endorsed Candidates: Endorses Best Advocates for Clean Air, Clean Water, and Special Places

August 12, 2010: Sierra Club releases Legislative Scorecard: Highlights Legislators Who Value Clean Air and Clean Water for Wisconsin

August 28, 2008: Sierra Club releases 2007-08 Legislative Scorecard: Reveals Lawmakers Commitment to Protecting Wisconsin's Environment

Volunteer to Elect Pro-Conservation Candidates!

Wisconsin Conservation Volunteers
We need volunteers who can help us call Sierra Club members in key districts
to let them know who we've endorsed, provide them with voting dates, and and urge them to volunteer.

Contact us at (608) 256-0565 or email us to set up a time to volunteer.