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Our Mission

We connect generations to the wonders of Wisconsin's lands, waters, and wildlife through conservation, education, engagement, and giving.

Field Trips

Online registration for Foundation members is open. Current member? Your registration passcode is on the back of your Field Trip booklet. Not a member? Join online and we will email your registration passcode. Click here to see which Field Trips have space available.

Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund

The Cherish Wisconsin Outdoors Fund exists to ensure the future enjoyment of our state’s remarkable natural wonders. The Fund provides permanent support to care for our State Natural Areas, State Parks, State Wildlife Areas, and State Fisheries–the places that make Wisconsin special.

Q&A with Wisconsin from the Air Executive Producer Laurie Gorman

By Lindsay Renick Mayer If you’re anything like those of us at the Natural Resource Foundation of Wisconsin, you’ve been mesmerized over the last few weeks by Wisconsin Public Television’s wildly successful Wisconsin from the Air program. According to Executive Producer Laurie Gorman, Wisconsin Public Television had a record-breaking winter membership drive, with 35 percent of the contributions coming in as a response to Wisconsin from the Air. The hour-long program takes its viewers from one corner of the state to another, capturing Wisconsin’s majestic beauty from high above in a helicopter. That majestic beauty is, in part, what the
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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 62 funds and $3.6 million in assets that permanently support specific lands, programs, and species.

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