Sustaining State Natural Areas

Sustaining State Natural Areas

State Natural Areas protect the last remnants of our state’s rarest and most ecologically significant ecosystems. These places need our help. This informational booklet outlines the State Natural Areas that have been identified as having a high priority for conservation in Wisconsin. Special thanks to the Sally R. Luthin Memorial Fund for making this publication possible.

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Restoration at Guckenberg-Sturm Preserve

Restoration at Guckenberg-Sturm Preserve

The Guckenberg-Sturm Preserve (also known as Stroebe Island Marsh) is owned and managed by the Northeast Wisconsin Land trust and encompasses an area of 48 acres located in the Village of Fox Crossing (formerly the Town of Menasha). In the last year, the preserve has undergone many restoration efforts. Invasive Species Removal Northeast Wisconsin Land […]

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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 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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