Celebrating 30 Years

Thank you to all of our members and partners who have helped us celebrate the Foundation's 30th anniversary!

Go on a field trip!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR FIELD TRIPS! Review our FAQ & Reg. tips for a smoother online registration. You can also view the guidebook online here. We look forward to seeing you out in the field!

Supporting local communities

Our conservation grant programs annually provide thousands of dollars in support for natural resource-related projects in local communities across Wisconsin.

News from the WisConservation Blog

Natural Resources Foundation granted $60,000 for state natural areas and environmental education

The Natural Resources Foundation (NRF) was recently awarded a $60,000 grant from the Caerus Foundation, which will support several of NRF’s key conservation priorities, including state natural areas and environmental... Read More →

Our Mission

The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin provides sustainable funding for Wisconsin’s most imperiled species and public lands, while connecting generations to the wonders of Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife through conservation, education, engagement and giving.

With your help, we have provided more than $6.45 million to conservation efforts across Wisconsin, while more than 40,000 people have explored Wisconsin's natural wonders through our Field Trip program. We also created the Wisconsin Conservation Endowment, which includes more than 70 endowment funds with more than $5 million in assets that permanently support specific lands, conservation programs, and wildlife species in Wisconsin.