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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NRF Joins Year of the Bird

NRF Joins Year of the Bird

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, the most important bird-protection law ever passed. This 100-year-old law laid the groundwork for bird-protection initiatives throughout the country. To celebrate, National Geographic and Audubon Magazine have joined forces with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International to establish 2018 […]

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Tracking Wisconsin Snowy Owls

Tracking Wisconsin Snowy Owls

In December of 2017, responding to an urgent plea from bird researchers in Wisconsin and our fellow conservationists at Project SNOWstorm, we raised enough funding to outfit two Wisconsin snowy owls with tracking devices. Thanks to our generous donors and a sponsorship from Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, we now have two snowy owls we can […]

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Help Track Snowy Owls!

Help Track Snowy Owls!

Update: We did it! Meet NRF’s Snowy Owls: Badger and Austin Thanks to our generous supporters, a sponsorship from Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, and the support of local partners Madison Audubon Society and the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, as many as six Wisconsin snowy owls will be outfitted with transmitters! Researchers will begin field work after […]

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Tracking Wildlife on Madeline Island

Tracking Wildlife on Madeline Island

We saw the sun rise over Lake Superior as we passed Washburn, Wisconsin on our Northland College research team made its way to the Madeline Island Ferry. To our surprise, our van was the only vehicle on it. The lake was cold and calm. When we reached our destination, we drove off down the road […]

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