Field trip registration link

We still have openings on a few field trips! Your registration passcode is on your field trip guidebook or in your membership confirmation e-mail.

Now accepting grant applications

Apply today to either of our matching small grants programs, the C.D. Besadny Conservation Grant Program and the Teachers' Outdoors Environmental Education Grant Program. Applications due Sept. 1.

Adventures in conservation

The Foundation's WisConservation blog is a collection of stories from Foundation staff and guest bloggers who are capturing our state's compelling conservation tales in photos and prose.

A field trip of prehistoric proportions

By Susan Hoffert, Foundation member Chequamegon Bay (pronounce it like you’re saying “she warm again” without the “R”) is one of my favorite spots in Wisconsin. As an obsessed birder, I have visited often in pursuit of piping plovers, golden eagles and blackburnian warblers. On a cool day in late May, however, my objective was not feathered, but finned. Well, maybe a more accurate description is “armored.” I pulled up to a small park in Ashland, on the Bay, where several fishing boats quietly rested alongside a dock and quiet men in waders and camouflage ball caps busied themselves loading
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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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