A photo of Catherine McKenzie, volunteer for the Sierra Club – Wisconsin Chapter. Below that is the Community Shares logo and the words Backyard Hero.

Each month Community Shares of Wisconsin presents the Backyard Hero Award to organizations and people making change happen in our community.

Catherine McKenzie

Catherine McKenzie is a volunteer for the Sierra Club – Wisconsin Chapter, where she has designed the organization’s print newsletter since 2017. Catherine uses her design skills to make the newsletter engaging and effective at communicating about important environmental issues in Wisconsin and around the world.

Thank you, Catherine!

The Sierra Club – Wisconsin Chapter was founded in 1963 and includes over 18,000 members throughout the state. Inspired by Wisconsin’s beautiful lakes, forests, rivers, and other natural features, the Sierra Club – Wisconsin Chapter works to protect our communities and the planet. Their victories include preventing Perrier from bottling Wisconsin’s water in 2000, stopping the Crandon sulfide mine in 2003, and halting the Penokee taconite mine in 2013.

The Backyard Hero Awards are sponsored by 105.5 Triple M, Isthmus, and Budget Signs.


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