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Celebrating 25 years

This year marks the 25th anniversary of our C.D. Besadny Conservation Grant Program. Read about some of the great results from the projects that have received support from this statewide program.

2014 Annual Report

2014 was a great year, in a large part because of YOU! Check out some of our great successes from last year and stories about how we're moving conservation in Wisconsin forward together.

Drumlin and Prairie: Celebrating two of Wisconsin’s Natural Treasures

  By Josh Mayer, Foundation member and guest blogger Smith Drumlin Prairie is owned by The Prairie Enthusiasts, a grassroots conservation organization with chapters in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. TPE has worked to manage and restore Smith Drumlin for nearly 20 years, including regular burning, tree removal, mowing, and invasive species control. In the last couple of years, TPE began to seed the former agricultural field between the two drumlins back to prairie. The site is now home to eight species of prairie-dependent leafhopper insects, including Memnonia panzeri, a species of Greatest Conservation Need in Wisconsin. Smith Drumlin Prairie is
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Protecting Lands, Waters, & Wildlife

We Connect People to the Wonders of Wisconsin

Since 1986, our Foundation has worked provide sustainable funding for Wisconsin’s most imperiled species and ecosystems, while helping citizens explore, care for, and protect our state’s natural resources.

With your help, we have provided more than $5.4 million to conservation efforts across Wisconsin.

We also created the Wisconsin Conservation Endowment, which currently includes 68 funds and $4.12 million in assets that permanently support specific lands, programs, and species.

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