May 2011 Backyard Heroes

Lance Delaney Lance Delaney, Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger

Lance Delaney got involved in Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger (CSWAB) eight years ago when Badger Army Ammunition Plant began supplying him with bottled water after unsafe levels of explosives were found in nearby groundwater.  Lance learned more and then began to organize his rural neighborhood.  He has served on this nonprofit’s board of directors since then.

For more information about the Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger (CSWAB) or to volunteer, visit www.cswab.org or call 608-643-3124.

Mary LintonMary Linton, Wisconsin Wetlands Association

Mary Linton has served on Wisconsin Wetlands Association’s Board for 9 years and is currently Chair.  A professional ecologist and published poet, Mary has led field trips for WWA, written newsletter articles, and helped reach new audiences through poetry. Mary’s rare ability to merge science and the humanities makes her a perfect advocate for wetland conservation.

For more information about the Wisconsin Wetlands Association or to volunteer, visit www.wisconsinwetlands.org or call 608-250-9971.

Mary Linton’s photo provided by John Urban, The Urban Photo Company

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