Monday, April 8th Reception 5 - 7 pm Program at 6 pm Free • refreshments will be served
Special opportunity to meet some of the northern Wisconsin artists
1st Milwaukee viewing of art that will give you a sense of place of this beautiful wild area
Update on the future of the Penokee Hills (along with the Bad River watershed and south shore of Lake Superior)
The Penokee Art Exhibitis a collective exploration by 20 artists from the region of the past, present, and possible futures for the Penokee Hills.
has erupted over the future of the Penokee Hills and whether a proposed
22-mile long open pit iron mine should be sited there. Through this
exhibit of artwork, history, and information, the artists invite you to
learn more about the area and to envision a sustainable future for it.
Waukesha County, Republican pols failed to kill it.
The Calatrava Addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum
Sunset on the lakefront, summer 2018
Milwaukee River empties into Lake Michigan
Wisconsin wind farm, east of Waupun
86 turbines overcame Walker's blockade
Skylight illumination in Milwaukee City Hall
The historic 19th-century building has stone floors, copper decoration, and iron work by the famous artisan Cyril Kolnic. Stop in and walk around.
What water, wetland protection is all about
"A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin Supreme Court in its 1960 opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC and buttressing The Public Trust Doctrine, Article IX of the Wisconsin State Constitution.
Lake Michigan in winter
James Rowen's Bio
James Rowen is an independent writer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked as the senior Mayoral staffer in Madison and Milwaukee and for newspapers in both cities. This blog began on 2/2/ 2007.