Monthly Archives: March 2018

Endangered Resources

  This video by DNR’s Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation is all about our Endangered Resources in Wisconsin. We are proud to support Natural Heritage Conservation (NHC) and to partner with DNR to protect these Endangered Resources. Since 1986 the Natural Resources Foundation has contributed: $1,905,744 to NHC in support of public lands and waters projects (primarily State Natural Areas); $1,475,717 to NHC in support of species of greatest conservation need (threatened, endangered, declining, etc.)....

Nature Play in the city

Making mud pies, testing balancing skills to move acorns from basket to basket, making nature art, identifying animal tracks, collecting bugs, and building onto a fort using nothing more than sticks and leaves. These are just a few of the activities that children are doing to learn about nature in the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s Nature Play program—a new initiative to provide nature-based free play for children and families in the city. Last autumn, two...

GO Fund Grants Awarded

The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin has awarded a total of $5,447 to 11 schools through the Go Outside Fund (GO Fund). The GO Fund provides funding to teachers to bring environmental education for students outside of the classroom by helping to pay for field supplies, substitute teachers, transportation or assistance from resource professionals and educators. Go Outside Grant Recipients Brillion Middle School: 8th Grade Water Action Volunteers-Stream Quality Monitoring Lodi Primary School: Nurtured in...