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ATC joins nationwide effort to help monarch butterflies

Pewaukee, Wis. – ATC is joining a new nationwide effort to restore and increase the monarch butterfly population. The monarch butterfly population has shrunk by 80% in the eastern United States since the 1990s due to the loss of habitat and food sources. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering listing the monarch butterfly […]

ATC recognized by Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s Green Masters Program

For the second consecutive year, American Transmission Co. received recognition as a Green Master organization by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Green Masters program. The Green Master designation is given to the top 20% of Wisconsin companies that apply. The Green Masters Program identifies nine key areas that define business sustainability: energy, carbon, water, waste management, transportation, […]

ATC continues funding for planting and pollinator habitat projects

PEWAUKEE, Wis. – Recognizing that trees and vegetation are among the features that make communities special places for residents and visitors, American Transmission Co. will continue funding for planting projects in communities in its service area through its Community Planting and Pollinator Habitat programs. “While we can’t allow trees or tall‑growing vegetation in our rights‑of‑way, […]

Low-growing vegetation aids butterflies, keeps rights-of-way compatible

Transmission line corridors in central Wisconsin are prime habitat for the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly. The larvae of these butterflies feed only on wild lupine plants, severely restricting where they can survive. We are among a group of more than 30 public and private landowners working to protect the species through habitat conservation plans. […]