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Latest News & Ideas

Local fishing charter reduces emissions through engine upgrades

Reel Action Sport Fishing Charters in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. partnered with Environmental Initiative to upgrade their deep sea fishing boat engines to reduce air pollution and increase fuel efficiency.

The joy of meaningful connection

Executive director Mike Harley writes about interdependence and the transformative experiences that await each of us when we say "yes" to new relationships.

Summer reflections: Gravel Bed Nursery

Northside Safety NET intern Paris Beasley visited Gravel Bed Nursery this summer to learn all about trees, from how they survive in gravel to how they can die by Dutch Elm Disease.

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Upcoming Events

Insights & Impact Forum: Transformative wealth building in BIPOC neighborhoods

Register to attend our Dec. 7 Insights & Impact conversation about the opportunities and challenges to building wealth in urban, communities that are home to BIPOC people. Keynote speaker Paul Bauknight will discuss his work and research in the area of developing wealth in BIPOC communities. Read More

Sustainable Growth Coalition All Member Meeting

The Sustainable Growth Coalition will convene all members on December 8, 2022. Contact Britta Dornfeld if you are interested in becoming a member of the Sustainable Growth Coalition. Read More

Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meets every other month to help Environmental Initiative build partnerships and work collaboratively… Read More

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Member Highlight: Houston Engineering

Houston Engineering is a longtime supporter of Environmental Initiative’s work, a sponsor for Environmental Initiative’s annual Awards, and a member of the Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership. 

Become a supporter

All donations made between now and Dec. 31 will be matched dollar for dollar by current and past board members. Your gift directly supports our efforts to advance equity and environmental health. Help us reach our $30,000 fundraising goal today.

Centering people, implementing projects

Our work in 2021 demonstrated a commitment to centering people and implementing projects. Explore our Annual Report to see project highlights and a breakdown of 2021 financials.

Call for artists

Are you a creator, community-builder, or artistic professional? Would you like to lead collective action around drinking water through creative engagement or public art in a Minnesota community? The Source Water Protection Collaborative is accepting applications for a creative engagement specialist or artist-in-residence.