Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bat Talk and Walk Program

Guest blog by: North Lakeland Discovery Center One of the goals of the North Lakeland Discovery Center, a nonprofit environmental education center in northern Wisconsin, is to connect our community to the natural world. We do this through programs, hikes, lectures, workshops and most importantly, citizen science. Our project this summer and early fall was our Bat Walk and Live Education Bat Programs....

Harold Ramon Cram, Jr. Bluebird Restoration Fund

When we lose someone we love, someone we’ve known our entire lives, it can feel like a gaping hole is left behind. While no person or tribute can ever really replace what has been lost, as humans we have a strong instinct to help our loved one live on in some way. “After Dad died, people wanted to make donations to something that would live on in his name—something he believed in and loved,” remembered...

2017 Conservation Grants Announced

Congratulations to our 2017 C.D. Besadny Conservation Grant recipients! The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin has awarded $27,945 to 29 applicants through the 2017 C.D. Besadny Conservation Grant Program. The program annually awards grants up to $1,000 that support the conservation of Wisconsin’s natural resources and support education and outreach. The 2017 grant projects range from pollinator conservation to community trail building. “We believe that nature has inherent value and that people want to make...