Upcoming event: Frac sand mining in Wisconsin

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The hills of western Wisconsin supply 75 percent of the country’s frac sand market. Join us for a conversation on how frac sand mining is impact our ecological and agricultural landscapes here in Wisconsin.

7 p.m. – Opening Remarks
Caitlin Williamson – President, Wisconsin Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology

7:05 p.m. – The State of Frac Sand Mining in Wisconsin
Kimberlee Wright – Executive Director, Midwest Environmental Advocates

7:20 p.m. – Impacts of Oil and Gas Development in America
Brook Lenker – Executive Director, FracTracker Alliance

7:30 p.m. – Watershed resilience, changes in agricultural productivity, and wildlife habitat alteration associated with silica sand mining in West Central Wisconsin
Ted Auch, PhD – Great Lakes Program Coordinator, FracTracker Alliance

8:15 p.m. – Q&A

8:30 p.m. – Refreshments

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