Goats in the forest: A different kind of land management

Goats in the forest: A different kind of land management

By Caitlin Williamson, Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin The Riveredge Nature Center in Ozaukee County wanted to try a different approach to land management. A goat approach. Using a local company, Riveredge hired 32 hungry goats (and their herder) to remove dense undergrowth vegetation and eat invasive plants, such as autumn olive and buckthorn, on […]

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Dispatches from Belize

Dispatches from Belize

Foundation Executive Director Ruth Oppedahl and a group of Foundation members traveled to Belize. Together they explored birding hotspots, learned about community-based conservation efforts in Belize, and ventured into the country’s myriad habitats, including wetlands, Caribbean cayes, primary rainforest, and pine savanna. Below Ruth shares her observations from the adventure. Day 1 – Belize Floating […]

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