Whitney Prestby is a Natural Resource Educator in the Lower Fox River Watershed. She works closely with the Fox Demo Farms Network, which is a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative project designed to demonstrate leading edge conservation practices to improve Great Lakes’ water quality. Whitney received her Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where she researched behavior change strategies employed by non-governmental organizations that focused on climate change issues at the local level.
Barry Bubolz is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, where he received his degree in Soil Science. He began his career as a Soil Conservationist with NRCS in Michigan working in both Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula across various counties. He returned to Wisconsin in 2003 as the District Conservationist in Shawano County. Since 2014, Barry has been the Area GLRI Coordinator working with the Demonstration Farm Networks in the Lower Fox River Watershed and Door Kewaunee Watersheds.
Dan Brick is a fifth-generation owner and producer of Brickstead Dairy in Greenleaf, WI. The family farm was established in 1848 and has been in the family ever since. In 1996, Dan became a partner with his father, Gene. In the years since, the dairy farm has expanded from 20 cows when Gene inherited the land, to the current population of 900 cows. While the operational size of Brickstead Dairy has changed over the years, conservation remains to be at the heart of this family business and the pulse that keeps the farm running.
Dan Diederich is the owner and operator of Diederich Farm LLC, a dairy farm that just wants to entertain and educate about daily dairy farm activities. Dan seeks to adopt the latest technologies and methods so as to produce high quality, nutritious milk while providing the best care for the animals as well as the land on which they base their living.