Diversity in Conservation

Diversity in Conservation

The natural world is something that every person living in Wisconsin has a right to enjoy. Historically, however, the underprivileged and people of color have not had the same opportunities to access the outdoors when compared to more privileged communities. We are committed to removing barriers so that every Wisconsinite has a chance to connect with nature.

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Conservation Hall of Fame Inductees

Conservation Hall of Fame Inductees

At the Natural Resources Foundation we look forward to the announcement of the inductees for the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame every year. In 2018 we were so proud to see a few familiar faces getting some much-deserved recognition for their work in Wisconsin. Roy and Charlotte Lukes, George Meyer, and Arlie Schorger join the […]

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Endangered Resources

Endangered Resources

This video by DNR’s Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation is all about our Endangered Resources in Wisconsin. We are proud to support Natural Heritage Conservation (NHC) and to partner with DNR to protect these Endangered Resources. Since 1986 the Natural Resources Foundation has contributed: $1,905,744 to NHC in support of public lands and waters projects […]

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Nature Play in the City

Nature Play in the City

Making mud pies, identifying animal tracks, collecting bugs, and building onto a fort using nothing more than sticks and leaves. These are just a few of the activities that children are doing to learn about nature in the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s Nature Play program—a new initiative to provide nature-based free play for children and families in the city.

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GO Fund Grants Awarded

GO Fund Grants Awarded

The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin has awarded a total of $5,447 to 11 schools through the Go Outside Fund (GO Fund). The GO Fund provides funding to teachers to bring environmental education for students outside of the classroom by helping to pay for field supplies, substitute teachers, transportation or assistance from resource professionals and educators.

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