Ongoing Events

Farmed Animals Committee

The Farmed Animals Committee works on behalf of farmed animals and the environment by promoting veganism. We table at festivals/expos in Madison, started a Vegan Mentor Program, and have other projects in the works.

Contact Sara ( for the location of the next meeting.

Animals in Research

The Animals in Research Committee fights animal experiments at Covance and UW through educational events, protesting, and legal action. The Alliance is happy to announce Aaron Yarmel as the new Animals in Research committee leader. If you would like to join this committee please Contact Aaron ( for more information.

Companion Animals Group

The Companion Animals group has hosted speakers, worked with Pilots for Paws, drafted legislation for a chaining ordinance, and protested puppy mills and dog auctions. We are currently looking for a committee leader. Contact if you're interested.

Animals in Entertainment Group

The Animals in Entertainment Group got the elephants out of Vilas Zoo in 1999, and just recently, the same group helped pass the 2020 Dane County Elephant Ban. We're gearing up for another season of circus leafletting, and looking to spread our efforts across Wisconsin. We are currently looking for a committee leader. Contact if you're interested.

Wildlife Group

The Wildlife Group has posted no hunting signs, worked with the Companion Animal Group on opposing trapping, and has been a dedicated team of goose egg oilers. Right now, we're working to expand our efforts on the wolf hunt. The Alliance is happy to announce Melissa Smith as the new Wildlife committee leader. If you would like to join this committee please Contact Melisaa ( for more information.


Madison Vegan Drinks (a project of the Alliance)

Madison Vegetarian Meetup

Madison Veggie Families

Milwaukee Vegan Meetup

These meetups invite you to meet and socialize with other vegetarians and vegans in the Madison and Milwaukee areas.

Each event is well organized, friendly, welcoming, and some include delicious vegan food. This is a great place to come either alone or with your family or friends, to social with like-minds and learn more about a vegan lifestyle.

You will be sure to meet some great people!

Madison Summer Farmers' Market

The Alliance has a table at the Capitol Farmers' Market each Saturday morning in the summer. Stop by!


Alliance for Animals and the Environment Board Meetings

Evening meeting falling in the first week of each month
6:30 PM
Various locations

These are our monthly Board of Director's meetings which are also open to members. Please contact Sara if you would like to attend and we will provide you with exact date and location.

Animals in Entertainment Group Meeting

Wednesday, July 27
6:00 PM
Madison Lakeview Library Branch

Continuation oft plans re: pig wrestling in Wisconsin, Circus World, Baraboo, and Vilas Zoo. We have a great group of dedicated and energetic activists. Come join us. Contact Lynn for more details.

Farmed Animals Group Meeting

Thursday, July 28
6:00 PM
Madison Central Library (downtown), Room 209

A meeting of the farmed animal committee. We will be discussing upcoming events and brainstorming ideas for new activities. Contact Johnna for more details.

Vegan Chili Cookoff

Saturday, October 8
Madison Masonic Center

Details will be provided closer to the event.