Celebrating 30 Years

This year is the Foundation's 30th anniversary and we're looking forward to celebrating with YOU! We’ll be looking back at all of our successes and looking forward at all the great success we expect in the next 30 years.

Membership renewal

We're enthusiastically working behind the scenes on the 2016 Field Trip Guidebook. Make sure you renew your membership today so you can register early this spring. We'll have another great line-up for you!

Winter birding trips

Just because it's winter doesn't mean the birding fun has to stop! The Foundation is offering a number of winter birding trips to benefit the Bird Protection Fund. Come see eagles, owls, waterfowl and more!

Winter revelations: Wisconsin’s state natural areas during the barer months

By Josh Mayer   The frozen depths of winter do not put a damper on my explorations of our great state’s natural areas.  In fact, the effects of the climate provide opportunities for new adventures and new perspectives on SNAs that I have already visited, in some cases, multiple times.   Many people are familiar with Parfrey’s Glen, a picturesque sandstone gorge cut into the Baraboo Hills that was designated as Wisconsin’s first SNA in 1952. Found within Devil’s Lake State Park, the glen is often a busy place during the warmer months, with limited parking for visitors.  For a
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Protecting Lands, Waters and Wildlife

Connecting people to the wonders of Wisconsin

Since 1986, our Foundation has provided sustainable funding for Wisconsin’s most imperiled species and public lands, while helping citizens connect with our state's unique natural places.

With your help, we have provided more than $6.45 million to conservation efforts across Wisconsin.

We also created the Wisconsin Conservation Endowment, which currently includes 70 funds and $4.12 million in assets that permanently support specific lands, programs, and species.

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