Making a Difference for Wisconsin

Our primary impact areas

In order to fulfill our mission to conserve and sustain Wisconsin’s natural resources, we have identified four primary impact areas: Public lands and waters, wildlife, education, and capacity building for other nonprofits who share our mission.

Dollars for conservation

Field Trip experiences

Partners supported

Kids with telescope

Lands and Waters

Woman cuts red ribbon at opening event

Capacity Building

NRF staff members


Wooden path through rolling hills

Stories of Impact


Flying snowy owl

Current Projects

“Without the support the Foundation has provided for birds, half of the conservation we’ve been doing in the state wouldn’t have gotten done. The Foundation has played an instrumental role in helping Wisconsin be one of the leading states for bird conservation.”

Kim Grveles, Ecologist, WDNR