The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin believes that nature has inherent value and that people can make a difference.
NRF helps protect our state’s lands, waters, and wildlife by providing strategic funding, leading conservation partnerships, and connecting all people with nature in Wisconsin.
Join us on a Field Trip!
Discover the best of Wisconsin from April through October with top-notch guides.
2023 Field Trip Guidebooks have arrived in current members’ mailboxes.
Registration opens at noon on April 4.
Explore our natural world here in Wisconsin and around the globe. We offer unique opportunities for all ages and abilities to get outside.
Become a Member
Our members are people who share a passion for our lands, waters, and wildlife. Join our community of more than 4,000 members.
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We support on-the-ground conservation, environmental education, and capacity building for other conservation groups.
Join thousands of people who receive e-newsletter updates about conservation of Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife.
How do we make a difference?
Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin’s mission is to connect generations to the wonders of Wisconsin’s lands, waters, and wildlife through conservation, education, engagement and giving.
Your support goes to on-the-ground conservation projects, environmental education, and ensuring that NRF and our many partners in conservation will be here, caring for the land you love, for generations to come.
Field Trips offered since 1993
Hiking banner photo by Josh Haroldson.
Prairie banner photo by Eric Preston.
Button photos by Mark Presnail, Andrew Badje, and Groundswell Conservancy.