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We still have openings on a few field trips! Your registration passcode is on your field trip guidebook or in your membership confirmation e-mail.

Now accepting grant applications

Apply today to either of our matching small grants programs, the C.D. Besadny Conservation Grant Program and the Teachers' Outdoors Environmental Education Grant Program. Applications due Sept. 1.

Adventures in conservation

The Foundation's WisConservation blog is a collection of stories from Foundation staff and guest bloggers who are capturing our state's compelling conservation tales in photos and prose.

A home for purple martins on Memory Lake

By Glenn Rolloff, Village of Grantsburg The Grantsburg, Wisconsin, area is surrounded by 1000s of acres of wildlife reserves including the 17,000-acre Crex Wildlife Area and the 14,000-acre Fish Lake Wildlife area. These large sanctuaries attract trumpeter swans, Canadian geese, sandhill cranes and even a lone garganey duck from far off Asia shores! The “big birds” certainly have a home. But nestled in the four square miles of Grantsburg Village is tiny Memory Lake. On its shores, near the downtown area, we have a group of small entertainers. Several years back a gentleman from Pine City, Minnesota, Daryl Lindstrom, asked if he could erect
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Protecting Lands, Waters, & Wildlife

We Connect People to the Wonders of Wisconsin

Since 1986, our Foundation has worked provide sustainable funding for Wisconsin’s most imperiled species and ecosystems, while helping citizens explore, care for, and protect our state’s natural resources.

With your help, we have provided more than $5.4 million to conservation efforts across Wisconsin.

We also created the Wisconsin Conservation Endowment, which currently includes 68 funds and $4.12 million in assets that permanently support specific lands, programs, and species.

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