Local Organizations

Gather Forces

Visionary independent groups connect the dots in communities, focusing attention on assets, opportunities, and realistic—sometimes unconventional—courses of action. Fishing, hunting, farming, advocacy, business, and recreation organizations can come together as a force for watershed health.

Everyday Leadership

Wisconsin’s Vetrano: Innovate, Invite Collaboration


Collaborators: Work Together


own the asset.

Relationships and clear rental agreements can reduce the impacts of farming on soil, streams, and fish.


make choices daily.

Across the Basin, farmers work to earn an income while reducing impacts.

Local Organizations

point the way.

Committed leaders gather neighbors and
resources to act for the common good.


provide technical assistance.

Experts and mentors are ready to help.