Wisconsin

By the Numbers:

112,645 acres saved
  • Over 110 acres have been protected in partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • More than 2,900 acres have been protected though the Land Conservation Loan Program.

 


Featured Projects: Wisconsin

Brule-St. Croix Legacy Forest

Brule-St. Croix Legacy Forest

Working forests define the northern Wisconsin landscape, providing timber for the state’s mills, jobs for local residents, tax revenues...
Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Glaciers may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Wisconsin, but consider this:...

More Projects: Wisconsin

Blue Top Farms

Blue Top Farms

We started 2010 by preserving two tracts of prime grassland habitat—totaling more than 880 acres— adjacent to the Buena...
Brule River State Forest

Brule River State Forest

Anyone seeking to escape into the great outdoors can do so in Wisconsin’s Brule River State Forest. This forest...
Greenseams Milwaukee

Greenseams Milwaukee

More than one million people live and work in the Milwaukee metro area. As the region grows, with more...
Namekagon Barrens

Namekagon Barrens

The Namekagon Barrens in northwest Wisconsin are actually anything but barren. The mix of brush, prairie and forest provide...
Nemadji River And Douglas County Forest

Nemadji River And Douglas County Forest

Back in 2010, the Fund worked with Douglas County to protect nearly 4,000 acres along the Nemadji River, safeguarding...
Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Runoff of nutrients from farmland in the Mississippi River Watershed is contributing to a hypoxic zone, or “dead zone,”...
River Revitalization Foundation, Wisconsin

River Revitalization Foundation, Wisconsin

Three Wisconsin rivers—the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic—join in bustling downtown Milwaukee before flowing into Lake Michigan. These rivers define the...
Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

Strategic Mitigation for Wind Energy In the Midwest

As concerns mount over the high costs and long-term environmental impacts of fossil fuels, wind has become an increasingly...
Totagatic River

Totagatic River

The Totagatic River flows for 70 miles through five counties in northern Wisconsin, forming a wild and pristine stream...