Protecting rare plants at Kohler-Andrae

Protecting rare plants at Kohler-Andrae

The shores of Lake Michigan preserve some of the last remaining Great Lakes dunes in Wisconsin, and harbor some of our state’s most incredible and rare plants and animals. At Kohler Park Dunes State Natural Area within Kohler-Andrae State Park, a series of beautiful dunes and swales face Lake Michigan. This State Natural Area was created […]

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Funding Bird Conservation Efforts

Funding Bird Conservation Efforts

Each year the Bird Protection Fund reviews conservation needs in Wisconsin and prioritizes projects where funding can make a critical impact for bird conservation. Every year a few priorities always rise to the top. Funding these projects is made possible in part thanks to the Great Wisconsin Birdathon. Kirtland’s Warbler Monitoring and Management The Kirtland’s […]

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Managing wetlands on your property

Managing wetlands on your property

Across Wisconsin and the globe, wetlands have historically been misunderstood and underappreciated. Wetlands—found where land and water meet—provide countless benefits to wildlife, landscapes and communities. But despite their value, past and current land use has filled, drained or degraded many wetlands. In Wisconsin, we’ve already lost half of our wetlands. Of the wetlands that remain […]

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Funding State Natural Area Management

Funding State Natural Area Management

State Natural Areas contain some of the rarest and most ecologically important landscapes in Wisconsin and North America. These protected areas provide critical habitat for endangered or threatened wildlife and rare plants. They also contain some of the last remaining parcels of Wisconsin’s native landscapes as they would have been prior to farming and development. […]

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