Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bat Talk and Walk Program

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 outdoor education programs, hikes, lectures, workshops and most importantly, citizen science. Our citizen science 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, it can feel like a gaping hole is left behind. While nothing can ever  replace what has been lost, as humans we have a strong instinct to help our loved one live on in some way. Creating a memorial fund “After Dad died, people wanted to make donations to something that would live on in his name—something he believed in and loved,” remembered Cathy Cram, daughter of Harold Ramon...

2017 Conservation Grants Announced

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 as well as education and outreach. The 2017 conservation grants range from pollinator protection to community trail building. “We believe that nature has inherent value and that people want to make a difference,” said Ruth Oppedahl, executive director for...